Cartagena From The Walls
Begin your tour with a sightseeing adventure on historic Manga Island, during which you will marvel at the intricate, impressive architecture of the Republican and Moorish style houses and buildings that dot the area.
Travel to the Parque de la Marina, where you'll begin your walking tour along the 17th-century walls of the city. Cartagena was once considered the "safe box" of Spain in Latin America, where the imperial power would house the gold, silver, and other commodities it had farmed from its other colonies. As such, strong, steep walls were erected to keep out marauding pirates and rivals.
Along the way, encounter the famed Roman Bridge, Calle Larga, the city's convention center, a historic clock tower, City Hall, and the Pegasus Pier.
There is no better view of the Old City than that which one sees when walking along the cities ancient, fortified walls. The height of the walls will reveal panoramic, sweeping views of the Old City, the bustling new city, and the crystal clear Caribbean Sea.
After some free time in the Old City, including a stop at the Simon Bolivar square, drive over to San Diego, where you'll visit the city's famed dungeon. Conclude your tour with a picturesque drive through San Diego, a photo stop at Cartagena Bay, and a ride back to your ship through the Castillo Grande neighborhood.