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Essential Cartagena Accessible Guided Tour

This accessible guided tour of Cartagena is a wonderful way to experience this beautiful , Spanish, waterfront town firsthand. On this tour, you will get an overview of the Old Town of Cartagena as you explore the Roman Theatre Museum, the Old Town Walls, Calle Mayor and the fascinating Naval Museum.

Your private tour guide will meet you at the cruise terminal or centrally located hotel and escort you on a memorable stroll around the beautiful city center of Cartagena. Using accessible routes, you will explore the fascinating highlights that makes the city one to remember.

Your tour starts with a beautiful picturesque stroll along the 18th century town walls. These old walls were originally erected to prevent the city from attacks from the enemy from the sea into the city. As you stroll along towards the heart of the city, you’ll learn some interesting facts and history about the city.

Your first stop of the day will be the incredible Roman Theatre Museum. Escorted by your tour guide, you’ll enjoy an interior visit here with opportunities to admire historic collections of emblematic pieces found in the excavations. You will also see the impressive Roman Theatre, one of the largest in Roman Hispania. It had a capacity of over 7,000 people! 

Next, your tour guide will lead you along the main shopping street in Cartagena, Calle Mayor. This area is peppered with local restaurants, cafes, shops and historic buildings. You’ll have time to grab a snack or buy a few souvenirs if you desire, before ending up at the popular square, Plaza del Ayuntamiento. Here, you will admire the beautiful setting including the eclectic Town Hall Building.

Your last stop of the day will the historic Naval Museum of Cartagena. The Museum building is a former prison but now stands as a testimony to the Naval history of the city. It houses interesting exhibitions related to naval construction, including the incredible Peral’s Submarine, assembled in 1885!

The Essential Cartagena Accessible Guided Tour features:

  • Convenient accessible tour routes confirmed to be wheelchair accessible (no steps or curbs)
  • Lively commentary by an officially-certified, English-speaking tour guide
  • Memorable sightseeing and great photo opportunities in Cartagena!

 

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Tour Highlights

  • Monument to the Constitution of 1812.
  • 18th century City Walls.
  • Roman Theatre Museum, including the largest Roman Theatre structure in Roman Hispania!
  • Leisurely stroll along the main street Calle Mayor.
  • Plaza del Ayuntamiento
  • Town Hall building.
  • Naval Museum, home of the historic Peral’s Submarine.

 

Accessibility Description

The Essential Cartagena Accessible Guided Tour has a 4 Star Sage Accessibility Rating because the tour will be step-free throughout and no vehicles are needed. It did not receive a higher rating because you will encounter mild cobblestones and inclines along the way. Please note that the approximate length of the walking/rolling tour is 2 kilometers.

At the Roman Forum Museum, your guide will lead you using accessible routes. Flat paths are available to see the Roman Theater and several exhibitions are located in wheelchair accessible areas. Some gravel or uneven ground is present in a few places.

The route used in the Cartagena city center is flat and mostly smooth. Wheelchair users will not have any issues navigating the terrain here. See examples of Plaza del Ayuntamiento and the promenade to the port below.

The naval museum has a small incline to the entrance with some unven surfaces. The doors are wide and automatic. The area outside by the submarine is flat and smooth.

 

Tour Details

Tour duration: 3.5 hours
Cost: Contact us for cost.
Days of the week the tour is offered: 7 days a week
Meet-up time: 9 am
Dress code: None
Entrance tickets: Entrance tickets are included.
Cancellation policy: 80% refund with at least 7 days notice, No refund with at less than 7 days notice. Tours run rain or shine.
Not included: Snacks/meals, gratuities, and entrance fees.

 

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