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Choice of several departures throughout the day
Choice of morning or afternoon departure
Cycle the city streets to absorb the local atmosphere
Excellent value for money
Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
Ideal choice for families
Multiple departure times and locations available
Multiple times offered throughout the day
Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
Step back in time on a history tour
All necessary equipment included
Fully narrated tour
Recorded commentary by audio headphones
Comprehensive tour of the city
Day trip (destination A to B)
Great overview and orientation of the city
Perfect for all ages and skill level
Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s Cartagena is a walking audio tour of the Historic Center of Cartagena de Indias. In an exciting historical, cultural and literary journey, based on the Magical Realism of our Nobel Prize for Literature and the true stories of Gabo’s life in the city.
Through this audio tour, mysterious aspects of the city that have been transformed into imaginary stories in the works of this great writer are discovered. Cartagena in the literary universe of Gabo, gives us an extraordinary view of the importance of the city in the seventeenth, eighteenth, nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
The research, development and production of the Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s Cartagena audio tour had the approval and support of the Gabriel García Márquez Foundation for a New Iberoamerican Journalism, FNPI.
The tour last 3 hours and has a total of 35 stations, divided in 12 squares and 23 streets with stories inside the walled city. The customer selects the time to devote to this audio tour. Each station has individual narrations, so the selection of streets and squares can be selected freely because they are not interlaced.
Languages: Spanish, English, French, German and Italian.
Content developed by historians specifically for Gabriel Garcia Marquez's Cartagena audio guide
Voice over narration with music and sound effects
35 stations with support images that will help you identify the places being referenced
Illustrated map of the Walled City with reference points
There are special programs for conventions and incentive travel. Travel custom designs to suit the client with the length that is needed and starting from anywhere in the historic center or the hotel where they are staying.
Schedule of tours: Monday to Sunday from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm and extended to groups of 10 or more.
Once reservation is confirmed, we deliver the equipment in the hotel where you are staying.
Headsets to hear the guide clearly
Food and drinks
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Children must be accompanied by an adult
Minimum age is 18 years
May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
Not recommended for participants with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions
Not recommended for pregnant women
A moderate amount of walking is involved
Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair
Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
Once the booking is confirmed we deliver/pick up the equipment to/from the hotel you are staying.