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San Antonio: The Grand Historic City Tour - Part 1 Half-day (A.M.)

San Antonio: The Grand Historic City Tour - Part 1 Half-day (A.M.)

 

This is Part 1 of a 2 part grand overview of San Antonio, it's 300 year history, confluence of cultures and architecture

Approx. 4 Hours
  • Mobile & printed vouchers accepted
  • Free Cancellation

Highlights

  • Detailed history of the Downtown Reach of San Antonio.
  • Listen to exciting sound effects and narratives about historical sites & significant events
  • Play Texas Trivia with your Tour Guide
  • Points of interest include: Hemisfair Park; La Villita; Briscoe Western Art Museum; Sunset Station; St. Paul Square; Paris Hatters; Buckhorn Saloon; San Fernando Cathedral; Main Plaza & Plaza de Armas; Spanish Governor's Palace; and El Mercado - Largest Mexican market in U.S.

Includes

  • Hotel Pick-up and Drop-off at select downtown hotels

  • Gratuities for Tour Guide and/or Driver are not included
  • Lunch- - you will have time on your own at El Mercado, the Historic Market Square, for lunch at your own expense
  • San Antonio: The Grand Historic City Tour - Part 2 (P.M.) (can be bought as a discounted package with Part 1. See: San Antonio: The Grand Historic City Tour - Full Day)

Please Note

  • This interesting & exciting tour gives our guests a broad overview of the history, culture and architecture of San Antonio's Downtown Reach. Part 2 is not included - but can be packaged with Part 1 at a discount; See: San Antonio: The Grand Historic Tour - Full Day

From US$65

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This city tour is Part 1 of an optional 2 part tour. It is the perfect way to get a grand overview of old San Antonio, its rich history & culture. Your experience starts downtown: see Hemisfair Park, original La Villita; downtown architecture, Briscoe western art museum, Sunset Station; St. Paul Square; Paris Hatters; theatre district; Buckhorn Saloon and Hall of Horns, Briscoe Western Art Museum, Alamodome; Rivercenter Mall; Alamo Plaza & historic hotels; Paris Hatters; theatre district; Buckhorn Saloon & Hall of Horns; Geekdom; JFK Parade Route on the day before his assassination; Gunter Hotel - and the history of bluesman Robert Johnson's rare recordings in San Antonio; San Fernando Catherdral; Main Plaza; Plaza de Armas; City Hall; Tobin Performing Arts Center; Southwest School of Art; Red Enchilada - Central Library; Lunch at El Mercado - old Mexican market. Play Texas Trivia along the way. Tour ends at the Alamo or El Mercado (guest's choice).
Gray Line will pick you up at select downtown area hotels. Please contact Gray Line San Antonio 48 hours prior to your tour departure to confirm your reservation and ensure your hotel is on the list.

Tour details the history of the Downtown Reach, which includes: La Villita; Hemisfair; St. Paul Square; Alamo Plaza; Buckhorn Saloon & Hall of Horns; Geekdom; San Fernando Catherdral; Main Plaza; Plaza de Armas; City Hall; Tobin Performing Arts Center; Southwest School of Art; Red Enchilada - Central Library; San Francesco di Paola - Italian Neighborhood;

Guests will have time on their own to shop or have lunch at El Mercado - the Historic Market Square

Tour ends at the Alamo, El Mercado, or selected downtown hotel (guest's choice).
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4.9 / 5   overall customer review rating
Ingrid Tarikas
Dec 30 2019
Pick up was on time. Alex texted me to clarify place and time. He gave an interesting background to each place we visited. Answered and solicited questions from the group, etc.
mary ann rhawn
Sep 03 2019
very good driver good tour we like gray line tours
a Gray Line customer
Apr 10 2019
Wonderful Tour of San Antonio. Showed us all the highlights, gave us an overview of the history and a perspective of how it is now.
a Gray Line customer
Nov 05 2018
This was a great tour and very informative!
Bruce Barrett
Sep 14 2018
Guide was extremely knowledgable and personable
Jack Williams
Aug 30 2018
Everything was great... job well done
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