Ponce Historical City Tour

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    8am
  • Departure Details :
    Your San Juan Metro Area hotel
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point

Overview

Delve into the history and culture of Ponce home to museums, prehistoric sites, and vibrant gardens on this 10-hour day trip. Depart from your San Juan hotel and travel to the 17th-century city, where a guide will show you around its many sights and youll have included admission to Ponce Museum of Art, Tibet Ceremonial Indian Park, and other attractions. Enjoy the personalized attention that comes from booking a small-group tour of no more than 15 participants.

Highlights

  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Led by a Blue Badge guide
  • Great overview and orientation of the city
  • Includes free admission to top local attractions
  • Small-group tour

Know More about this tour

Beginwith pickup from your San Juan hotel, and travel in the company of your guide and small group to Ponce, roughly 1.5 hours away.

Visit the Ponce Historic Zone, known for its unique architecture and downtown plaza. Admire Our Lady of Guadalupe Cathedral, the century-old red-and-black wooden firehouse Parque de Bombas, and the neoclassical and Spanish Revival facades as you go.

Your day tripincludes admission to some of Ponces top attractions, including Tibes Ceremonial Indian Park, an ancient Indian site thats the oldest cemetery uncovered to date in the Antilles. Wander along its 12 stone structures, including ceremonial plazas and ball courts (nine of which are open to the public today).

Youll also pay a visit to the Ponce Museum of Art, the largest art museum in the Caribbean. Peruse more than 5,000 European and Latin American works some dating back 500 years, as well as a growing collection of contemporary art. Admire iconic pieces such as Fredrick Lord Leightons gorgeous Flaming June, and Brushstrokes in Flight,a 28-foot-high painted metal sculpture by Roy Lichtenstein that marks the main entrance.

When your day in Ponce is through enjoy a leisurely ride back to your San Juan hotel.

Inclusions

  • San Juan hotel pickup and drop-off (select hotels only)
  • Entrance fees
  • Bottled water
  • Guide

Exclusions

  • Lunch
  • Gratuities (recommended)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Cancellation after confirmation is possible if there are not enough passengers to meet the 3-person tour requirement. If this occurs you will be offered an alternative tour date or full refund

Involves a moderate amount of walking