Your guide will meet you at your hotel to take you on a tour to discover Cartagena’s colonial past. You’ll walk through the winding streets of this exquisite, historic city, surrounded by a 16th-century wall the Spaniards built to defend the city against enemy attacks. You’ll have an opportunity to walk atop this historic wall and experience the heart of Cartagena in the lively streets of its Old Town.
Your guide will also introduce you to sites of incredible history and local culture, like the massive 16th-century Castle of San Felipe de Barajas, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of Colombia’s Seven Wonders. There’s the Palace of the Inquisition and opportunities to stroll through picturesque plazas, past colorful houses with flowered balconies, artisan shops and cafés. There are opportunities to visit additional museums and historical sites, like the Convento de la Popa that sits on the highest point of Cartagena, a 30 minutes hike.
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