Santa Marta Old City + Quinta de San Pedro + Gold Museum + Taganga's Bay Tour

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  • 7 hr

Santa Marta was once called The Pearl of America by the Spaniards. Nowadays it deserves its name for being a natural and historical treasure for Colombia. If you want to know more and learn why join us in this private full-day tour around its most emblematic places. Visit the historical center and the Tayrona Gold Museum, and then, the Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino, death place of Simón Bolivar, and finish the tour by visiting one of its most famous bays: Taganga. • Historical landmarks of Santa Marta city • A walk along the old city and a guided tour in the Tayrona Gold Museum • A trip to Taganga’s Bay, one of the most important in Santa Marta • A visit and guided tour inside Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino, Simon Bolivar’s death place • Unforgettable memories of the oldest city of the country.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Gran Colombia Tours

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Centro Historico de Santa Marta

Santa Marta was founded in 1525. It is the oldest city of Colombia, and the second oldest in Latin America. Its colonial houses, streets, natural parks, and bays hold the country and city’s history of indigenous roots and Spanish conquest.

Duration: 3 hour

Stop At: Taganga

Taganga is a small fishing village surrounded by cliffs on both sides and with great panoramic views of the Caribbean and the imposing mountains of the region

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Museo del Oro Tairona - Casa de la Aduana

Tayrona Gold Museum, where the vestiges of the metalwork done by ethnic groups of the region remain and resist the passing of time.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino

La Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino, a 17th-century hacienda, which is nowadays one of the most recognized and touristic spots in Santa Marta for being home and death place to Simon Bolivar, the “father of South American independence”. Learn about his life and enjoy its enormous gardens and patios covered by the trees’ shade before going to a whole different place.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Santa Marta

Be a witness of the contrasts between Santa Marta’s past and present in this city tour around its main spots.

Duration: 3 hour
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