1. United States
  2. Northern Region, Puerto Rico
  3. San Juan
  4. La Fortaleza

Old San Juan and Bacardi Distillery Tour

Product ID: 175095
Take a scenic drive through the second oldest city in America and admire the UNESCO World Heritage monuments of Old San Juan on a small group tour of the historic district. Visit the Bacardi distillery and more.
About this activity
Duration: 5 hours
Starting time 8:30 AM
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English

Pickup included

Pickup from your hotel or accommodation in the San Juan metropolitan area. Please wait outside, in front of the entrance. The pickup window is a 30-minute timeframe.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Admire the colonial architecture of Old San Juan and learn about its history
  • Learn how rum is produced at the Bacardi distillery
  • Visit highlights such as Fort San Felipe del Morro and La Fortaleza
Full description
Drive through Old San Juan and explore 400 years of Spanish rich legacy with this small group tour. A comfortable combination of driving around, exploring by foot and visiting the Bacardi distillery!

You will be picked up in the morning or afternoon from your accommodation in an air-conditioned vehicle and transported to the Bacardi distillery. Here, learn about the past, present, and future of the world’s most awarded rum and Spirit and relive the history and see how Bacardi evolved from being a small rum manufacturer to becoming the untameable spirit that it is today with their historical tour. Receive a free alcoholic beverage and souvenir cup!

After this visit, you will be transported to the historical town, Old San Juan. During the drive through Old San Juan, receive lots of information on the interesting sights you pass. In Old San Juan you will have a stop of about 1.5 hours to get out of the van and explore the sights, recommended by your guide or your own choice, by foot.

If you don't wish to continue by foot: There is an option to take a little trolley that drives you around.

Old San Juan is the second oldest city in America, a UNESCO World Heritage Site as well as a U.S. Historic Zone. You might feel that you've been thrown back into the past with over 400 well-preserved buildings in the old city.
Point of interests with an option to visit:

-Fort San Felipe del Morro
-La Fortaleza (Governor’s Palace)
-Gate of San Juan
-Cathedral of San Juan Bautista
-Cristo Chapel
-Plaza de Armas, former barracks, now home to the Museo de Las Americas and their collection of Latin American folk art
-You will also learn to find other points of interest that you can return to and explore in greater detail.
 
Includes
  • Pick-up and drop off at your accommodation
  • Transportation by air-conditioned van
  • Bilingual guide
  • Entrance fee to the Bacardi distillery
  • Free alcoholic beverage and souvenir cup at the Bacardi distillery
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance fee to Fort San Felipe del Morro
  • Tips
  • Lunch expenses

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• You can choose from a morning tour or sunset option
• Dress comfortably and remember that Puerto Rico is hot. The van is air-conditioned, but your stops will be outside
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.1 / 5

based on 7 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    2 / 5
  • Organization
    3 / 5
  • Value for money
    3.7 / 5
  • Safety
    3 / 5
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I AM VANESSA THE FRONT DESK AGENT AT THE WATER BEACH HOTEL. THE GUEST LET US KNOW THE TOUR WAS REALLY GREAT.

January 10, 2020

October 28, 2019

very good tour !! no time pressure The vehicle is not in the best condition but the guide exceeds all expectations

August 5, 2019

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Product ID: 175095