Old San Juan Historical Tour
They say that ST. Augustine is the first European settlement in the U.S., founded in 1565. There’s just one problem – Old San Juan has that beat by 54 years! The “Old City” was founded in 1511 by the famed Spanish explorer, Juan Ponce de León. As a matter of fact, Old San Juan is the oldest, intact, colonial city in the entire western hemisphere!
Take an excursion back in time and get your facts straight discovering our world heritage site “Old San Juan” and all of its’ wonders. Also you’ll visit the largest land fort in the Caribbean, San Cristobal Fort.
Our local guides make the tour even more entertaining by providing history and humor all rolled into one. You’ll learn about our 500 years of history with its abundance of shops, historic places, museums, open air cafes, restaurants, gracious homes, tree-shaded plazas, and it’s old beauty and architectonical peculiarity, Old San Juan is the perfect spot to enjoy a warm Caribbean breeze during your vacation. Don’t forget your camera!
At a Glance
- Fully Guided Bus Tour of Old San Juan
- Includes visits to The Capitol House “La Fortaleza” and the San Cristobal Fort
- Two (2) hour free time for shopping and additional sightseeing
- Complementary bottled water
For Pick - up and Drop - off times from your location, click here.
- Tour Duration:
- 4 hours & 15 min. (approx. - does not include travel time)
- Available Dates:
- Mondays thru Sundays (Minimum of 6 passengers required)**
What to Bring
- Sun Block
- Comfortable walking shoes
- Your camera
*We provide transportation to and from all major hotels and guesthouses in the San Juan metropolitan area and North Eastern Puerto Rico. We will call you, the day of your trip to give you the exact pick up time for your location. Click here to see our Adventure Tour Pick-Up and Drop-Off schedules from your location.
**Transportation service is subject to a minimum of 6 guests requesting transportation for the same trip. This doesn’t mean that you have to have all six guests in your party; you can simply join other guests from other groups that need transportation as well. In the event that the minimum amount required is not met, please contact us, as we may have additional reservations to fill a tour.