Santa Marta is a magical city known for its diversity and for making all its visitors feel at home. In this walking tour, you will explore Santa Marta’s history and traditions among its streets and houses. Visit the Tairona Gold Museum, Parque de Los Novios, the malecón, the cathedral, and many other places. This experience includes refreshing traditional juices and fruit tasting with locals, fun experiences, and a very knowledgeable local guide.
The best way to get to know a city is by doing a walking tour that shows you the wide range of options one place may offer.
Bring your venturous spirit to this 3-hour walking tour around the heart of Santa Marta and see its most important spots.
The journey starts when you meet our local guide at your hotel. From there you will head to Tairona Gold Museum, where you will have a quick tour inside it. This is the first place to be built in the city by Spaniards and it is now a cultural site with the aim of rescuing and showing the indigenous ancestral heritage through their metalwork.
Walk later to Bolívar Square Park and then to Rodrigo Bastidas’ monument. The first dedicated to the leader of South American independence, and the second honoring the Spanish founder of the city. Keep walking along the bay and get to Parque de Los Novios ─The Lovers’ Park─, the main park of Santa Marta’s downtown that comes alive every night when young samarios meet to dance and have fun. Keep strolling around and discover the main churches, parks, museums, and colonial architecture houses as we get to the main cathedral.
Along the tour, you will also have a couple of food tasting stops, where there will be a chance to share with locals and try some of their typical snacks, juices, and fruits.
Learn the fascinating history of Santa Marta and its rich diversity of places and understand why people protect, promote, and show their cultural legacy, besides making a living out of it. We know you will feel touched by Colombian joyful and friendly spirit.
Take this private walking tour as a starter and finish it wanting to know more about this magical city in this magical country that offers you everything.
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