Self-Guided Audio Tour: the Pearl of America

Self-Guided Audio Tour: the Pearl of America

Let a three-time Grammy Award winner tell you the story of his hometown. Carlos Vives, one of Colombia's best-known artists, will bring the history of his beloved Santa Marta to life. Learn all about the history of Bastidas Bay. Carlos' voice will lead you to the Plaza de Bolivar, where you will discover one of the local tragedies that played a role in the Nobel Prize-winning book "One Hundred Years of Solitude" by Gabriel Garcia Marquez. You will admire the monuments in the square and learn the stories about the last days of Libertador Bolivar, who arrived in the city in his last days.The tour also takes you to the local culture, the history of the forts, the convent of San Franciscoand the Cathedral, while discovering how the city was sacked 17 times by pirates. At the end of the tour, Carlos will tell you some of the local legends about the former inhabitants of downtown St. Marta, such as Madame Augustine.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Parque de Los Novios, Santa Marta, Santa Marta Municipality Colombia

This is one of the stops of this amazing audio tour of Downtown Santa Marta

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: Parque Camellon Rodrigo de Bastidas, Calle 15, 1, Santa Marta, Santa Marta Municipality Colombia

Learn about Bastidas and his story with Santa Marta.

Pass By: Plaza Parque Simon Bolivar, Between Calle 14 and 15, Santa Marta, Santa Marta Municipality Colombia

Bolivar the libertador spent his last years in Santa Marta, let Carlos Vives tell you more about this hero.

Pass By: Museo del Oro Tairona - Casa de la Aduana, Carrera 2 con Calle 14, Parque Bolivar, Santa Marta, Santa Marta Municipality 470004 Colombia

Learn about the Tayrona Culture and how it relates to local Samarios.

Pass By: Iglesia de San Francisco de Asis, Santa Marta, Santa Marta Municipality Colombia

Discover the stories and the different pirate attacks that came to Santa Marta

Pass By: Centro Historico de Santa Marta, Cra. 24 Av.del Ferrocarril, Santa Marta, Santa Marta Municipality Colombia

Every streets name has a reason, Carlos Vives guides you through each of them as you follow his voice.

Pass By: Catedral de Santa Marta, Carrera 17 14, Santa Marta, Santa Marta Municipality 470004 Colombia

The story of the plaza and the cathedral is revealed as you follow Caros Vives voice.

Pass By: Bahia de Santa Marta, Bahia, Santa Marta, Santa Marta Municipality 470002 Colombia

Beach

Pass By: Centro Historico de Santa Marta, Cra. 24 Av.del Ferrocarril, Santa Marta, Santa Marta Municipality Colombia

Corporate office

Pass By: Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona, Tayrona National Park, Santa Marta Municipality 470007 Colombia

Park



Informacion Adicional
"Wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Infant seats available"
"Transportation is wheelchair accessible"
"Surfaces are wheelchair accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"



Hora de Inicio: Self-Guided Audio Tour: the Pearl of America
10/6/2022 - 2/27/2025

Duración: 40 To 70 Minutes
Lugar de comienzo: Parque Camellón Rodrigo de Bastidas, Cl. 15 #1, Comuna 2, Santa Marta, Magdalena, Colombia

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

Incluye

  • All chapters and maps offline and tips to explore Santa Marta

No Incluye

  • Snacks
  • Smartphone and headsets
  • Admission Ticket

Instalaciones


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