When you escape to Puerto Rico you embark on a wonderful journey. Take full advantage of its tropical climes by taking some walking tours of some of the oldest and most stunning sights on the island, both man-made and natural. There is so much to see and do, so we’ve picked the best guided tours you can book to make the most of your trip.
Join Isla Caribe Walking Tours to see part of Ponce, the second-largest city in Puerto Rico. You’ll meet at the wonderful Utopía café and gift shop, and visit the downtown plaza and surrounding areas from there. There are many museums, theaters, and things to do right in the plaza area, including Parque de Bombas, Our Lady of Guadalupe Cathedral, the beautiful fountains, the Lions of Ponce, and the best pinchos on the island. You can do the Walking Ponce tour, a Night Walk of Ponce or, coming soon, the Prehistoric Nature Tour. Tours are given every Saturday morning, departing from Utopía at 10:00 am, or you can book your own tour with groups of four or more by contacting them.
Explore the colorful buildings and unique culture of Old San Juan with writer David Rodriguez. You will visit some of Old San Juan’s most famous sites and hear stories and facts that will bring these locations to life. You can expect to visit Christopher Columbus Square and Puerto Rico’s oldest castle, Fort San Cristóbal, La Princesa Walkway and the surrounding areas, Plaza de Armas, City Hall, a front view of La Fortaleza, Christ Chapel and La Rogativa, the San Juan Cathedral and the Ponce de León tomb, as well as the Old San Juan front gate. The tour takes approximately 2.5 hours and they have morning and afternoon departures.