The city of Santa Marta is a destination difficult to forget. It is the oldest city in South America and therefore has a historical and cultural legacy with colonial treasures. Thanks to its excellent geographical location, it is possible to have it all, countless ecosystems thanks to the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta and wonderful inlets of white sand and crystalline waters that are formed at the foot of this coastal mountain thanks to the waters of the Caribbean Sea. Its unequaled architectural heritage is worth appreciating if you visit the city.
Due to the situation presented by the Coronavirus, the City tour has the following modifications:
- No entry to the Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino due to temporary closure
- No entry to the gold museum due to temporary closure
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Hotel or place of accommodation.|
|DEPARTURE TIME||2:00 pm|
|RETURN TIME||6:00 pm|
|WEAR||Comfortable athletic clothing and sunscreen.|
Departure from your hotel or lodging place, City tour, passing the main avenues and visiting the following places:
– Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino, an old sugar factory where the liberator of the city spent his last days.
Here you can see three different collections, the historical collection, the modern collection and the botanical garden.
– Cathedral Basilica Menor, the oldest cathedral in Colombia, where the remains of the liberated Simón Bolívar were and are now those of the founder of the city Rodrigo de Bastidas.
– Museum of gold or House of Customs, where the liberator Simón Bolívar was alive and dead, today is the gold museum. An extraordinary collection, which puts into context the cultural heritage and a beautiful restored colonial house that invite you to explore the past and present of Santa Marta, the Department of Magdalena and the Sierra Nevada of Santa Marta.
Tour through the city, passing by the main avenues, making a stop at the monument to “Pibe Valderrama”, where they will have free time to take photos.
Panoramic of Taganga or Rodadero (Client’s choice).
Back to the hotel.
Recommendations for the tour Santa Marta City Tour.
- On monday the Museo del Oro is closed every week.
- On sunday the Museo del Oro closes at 3:00 pm. Please take into account the museum entrance depends on the route.
- During December 24th and 31th, the Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino is open until 1:00 pm. Check City Tour availability during the morning from our contact channels (Chat, whatsapp, email)
- On Junuary 1th 2020, the Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino is closed.