Get to know one of Colombia’s most fascinating cities! Steeped in history and culture, you’ll leave with a greater appreciation of this country and it’s fascinating, turbulent past.
In this half day Santa Marta city tour you will visit the colonial district of Colombia’s oldest city. Beginning at Santa Marta Bay; Monument to the Tayrona gods, this culture inhabited this region long-before the Spanish Conquistadores arrived; the ‘Casa de la Aduana’ Museum, which makes part of the Anthropological and Ethnographic Museum where there’s a fine collection of Tayrona handcrafts and artifacts, and the Cathedral second oldest in America. Then, transfer to “Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino” Villa, with its beautiful gardens where the great liberator Simón Bolívar passed away in 1830. Finally, take a scenic tour of the ‘Rodadero’ and the fishing village of Taganga bays.
Tour length: approximately 3-4 hours