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Historic San Antonio Walking Tour (Masks Required) provided by Viva San Antonio Tours

Historic San Antonio Walking Tour (Masks Required)

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
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Updated 18/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Historic San Antonio Walking Tour (Masks Required)
Travelers will be screened with a temperature check and/or verbal confirmation of being symptom free of COVID-19 before starting the tour
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Updated 18/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Explore the major historic attractions of downtown San Antonio. This tour offers visits to the Alamo, La Villita, the Riverwalk, Bexar County Courthouse, San Fernando Cathedral, and Spanish Govenor's Palace. You'll get a personal and authentic take on the history of San Antonio and surrounding areas. Flexible options available upon request. Note: Face masks are required for the duration of walking tour. Social distancing will also be enforced as well as any local, state, or federal guidelines resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • You'll start at
    317 Alamo Plaza
    317 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, TX 78205, USA
    We will kick off our tour at the San Antonio Official Visitor Information Center across from Alamo Plaza.
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  • 1
    The Alamo
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • 2
    La Villita Historic Arts Village
    Stop: 25 minutes
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  • 3
    San Antonio River Walk
    Stop: 20 minutes
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  • 4
    Bexar County Courthouse
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 5
    San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral
    Stop: 20 minutes
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  • 6
    Spanish Governor's Palace
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • You'll end at
    105 Plaza De Armas
    105 Plaza De Armas, San Antonio, TX 78205, USA
    We will finish the tour at the Spanish Governor's Palace located next to City Hall and the San Fernando Cathedral (about 0.6 miles from our starting point).
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Important Information
Departure Point
317 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, TX 78205, USA
2–3 hours
Return Details
105 Plaza De Armas, San Antonio, TX 78205, USA
  • Guide
  • Historic presentation of San Antonio
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Spanish Governor's Palace
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Additional Info
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Visits to state owned historical sites subject to availability to the public
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with difficulty walking for more than 30 minutes
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
About the operator

This experience only has a few reviews, but you can read what other travellers have to say about the operator.

By: Viva San Antonio Tours
Davin D
Must do!
This is one of the must do things in town. This will give you the true history of this great city and help you map
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Excellent Coverage of San Antonio Missions and History by Luis
Luis is both knowledgeable about San Antonio's history and very personable. We recommend asking for him if you boo
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Luis is fantastic
We thoroughly enjoyed our tour. Our guide was very informative and delightful. He never made us feel rushed and t
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Mission Tour
Michael was very knowledgeable and personable. We visited four missions and learned about Indian raids and how the
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Highly informative, interesting tour
Luis is extremely knowledgeable about San Antonio history. We left knowing the full story of the Spanish missions,
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Mr. Rick Riley
We found the tour of the Spanish Missions to be extremely enjoyable & very knowledgeable. Our tour guide Luis defin
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Excellent and Enjoyable Tour
Luis, our tour guide, picked us up at our hotel and spent several hours driving us around and describing in great d
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Comprehensive tour of historic San Antonio landmarks
Luis gave our small group (four people) a very detailed and informative tour. He tailored his presentations to the
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Luis went out of his way to make our tour unforgettable
We went to all of the sites listed, and learned an incredible amount of interesting history. Our guide, Luis' knowl
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Rita Z
Great tour---but not what we booked!
This tour goes to Mission San Jose and Mission Concepcion, makes a brief stop at Mi Tierra bakery, but no time to
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David A
Good, but missed 3 stops that were listed as "included"
Overall, Luis is extremely knowledgeable. We enjoyed the stops we made, but one reason for signing up for this spe
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Missions and so much more!
Luis was our tour guide, and he did a fabulous job! We were picked up at our downtown hotel, and joined by four ot
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3 hour tour with no time limits
Go with luis who is a great historian. Learned allot , and saw allot. It is worth the money. Much better than the h
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Melissa did a fabulous job. Super warm day, but she was very conscience of the heat, suggested umbrellas, water an
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San Antonio Missions Tour
Our Tour Guide was Luis and after being on this tour my cousin and I felt like we had the insiders scoop to San Ant
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Key Details
  • Duration: 2–3 hours
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Languages Offered: English, French, Spanish
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