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Historic City Morning Tour: HemisFair Park to San Fernando Cathedral

by Gray Line – San Antonio
per adult Price is CA $87
Duration: 4h Free cancellation available No Booking Fees E-voucher (printout not required) Offered in: English Offered in: English

Highlights

  • Explore unique sites in the Downtown Reach

  • Exciting sounds and narratives of historic events

  • Lunch included at El Mercado- largest Mexican market in U.S.

  • An overview of San Antonio's most famous sights

  • Play Texas trivia games with your guide throughout the day

Highlights

  • Explore unique sites in the Downtown Reach

  • Exciting sounds and narratives of historic events

  • Lunch included at El Mercado- largest Mexican market in U.S.

  • An overview of San Antonio's most famous sights

  • Play Texas trivia games with your guide throughout the day

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9:00 AM, Half Day Tour in English, includes Food Only

Duration 4h No booking or credit card fees

Live Commentary in English.

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per adult
CA $86.17

Total price is CA $86.17, taxes included

It only takes 2 minutes

Historic City Morning Tour: HemisFair Park to San Fernando Cathedral

Activity Location

San Antonio 78205

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Menger Hotel

    204 Alamo Plaza

    San Antonio 78205

  • San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter

    101 Bowie Street

    San Antonio 78205

  • San Antonio Marriott Riverwalk

    889 East Market Street

    San Antonio 78205

  • Grand Hyatt San Antonio

    600 East Market Street

    San Antonio 78205

  • Gray Line

    338 Northeast Interstate 410 Loop

    San Antonio 78216


Description

Get to know 300 years' worth of San Antonio history on this tour through the confluence of cultures and architecture that makes the city unique. A bus ride shows you landmarks and hotspots around downtown, all while you pick up facts about its origins and take part in some Texas trivia games.

On board the roomy tour bus, get to know the friendly guides who liven up the ride with games and trivia that enrich your insight into the sights you pass by. At each stop, a unique audio experience combines narration and sound effects to take you back through the events that shaped its history.

Your first stop is at HemisFair Park, site of the 1968 World's Fair, where you get a look back at the exposition of cultures that converged on the city. Just a few streets away, you visit the charming La Villita Historic Arts Village and get a look at the city's dynamic theatre district, and then the bus carries you along the route that John F. Kennedy's parade took on the day before his fateful trip to Dallas.

After your guide shares the history of bluesman Robert Johnson's recordings at the Gunter Hotel, pay a visit to the Cathedral of San Fernando, one of the oldest cathedrals in the United States. Check out the nearby Spanish Governor's Palace before lunch at El Mercado, the largest Mexican market in the country. You can choose to end your tour here or take one more ride out to the Alamo for a look at the city's most famous landmark.


Inclusions

  • Guided tour of San Antonio's Downtown Reach

  • Lunch at El Mercado - the largest Mexican market

  • Roundtrip transport to and from hotels in downtown San Antonio

  • Live tour commentary provided in English


Exclusions

  • Service charge for Tour Guide and Lunch Server


Know Before You Book

  • Hotel pick-up is available from downtown hotels when arrangements are made 48 hours prior to tour departure

  • Please be ready and waiting in your hotel foyer 15 minutes prior to your scheduled pick-up time.

  • This activity is wheelchair accessible.


Historic City Morning Tour: HemisFair Park to San Fernando Cathedral ratings based on 6 Verified Reviews

4.9 out of 5

5/5 Sep. 29, 2018

Really enjoyed our tour of the Historic City. Our guide was very prompt, courteous and knowledgeable. I would recommend this tour to everyone.