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Small-Group Tour: Charleston Old Walled City Historical Walking Tour

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  • Charleston walking tour with French Quarter, Broad Street, and more
  • Glean insight into Charleston’s history that you might miss on your own
  • Stroll to top destinations around the Charleston peninsula
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Small-Group Tour: Charleston Old Walled City Historical Walking Tour
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Small-Group Tour: Charleston Old Walled City Historical Walking Tour
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Overview
A walking tour of Charleston is especially pleasant when done in a small group of just 15 people or fewer. Avoid overcrowded sidewalks and photo ops as you follow your guide through the historic French Quarter, past the mansions of Broad Street, and down to the Charleston Battery. As you walk, your guide regales you with tales of Charleston's fascinating history, which is all too easy to miss if you forgo a guide.
What to Expect
Meet your guide at 9:50am at the Historic Charleston Foundation Shop to prepare for your historic walking tour. Your guide will lead you through the historic city, starting with the French Quarter, and provide insight about the city's rich history - including tales of heroic sieges, a devastating natural disaster, and two major rebellions. As you continue on your tour, you will hear stories about buildings over 300 years old that are still standing today. During your time, you will also make your way past grand mansions south of Broad Street. You are encouraged to suggest topics of interest prior to the tour as well as actively ask questions during your stroll. With your questions and suggestions, each tour will be tailored to participants which offers a unique experience of this historic city. Your tour will conclude after approximately 2 hours at Charleston's High Battery, offering a scenic view of the Charleston Harbor to complement the sights you've seen.
Reviews (14)
1 - 5 of 12 reviews
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile
Al is the best!!

My husband and I did this walking tour while visiting Charleston for a week. We felt like we struck gold with Al - we even went on a second tour with him the next day! He was very knowledgeable about all kinds of things -...More

1  Thank 365giannad
Reviewed 23 October 2017
Historic Charleston walking tour

Great tour, unhurried and pleasant. Al is knowledgeable and engaging. He does small groups which are much preferred over the herd type.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank wdharr1
Reviewed 28 December 2016
Charleston Old Walled City Walking Tours

Beware...unreliable company! My husband and I booked a Christmas Day tour. All week long we received email notice confirming our scheduled tour. We received our final email confirmation on December 24 the day before our tour. All seemed in order. Christmas morning in Charleston we...More

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Date of experience: December 2016
Thank BobRivers
Reviewed 19 October 2014
Walking tours are the way to go!

We have been to Charleston many times and either walked the historic district on our own or taken the Carriage tour, but this Tour was so much more. Walking the old Walled City with a very knowledgeable guide was well worth the money! I highly...More

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank Carol C
Reviewed 3 September 2013
OId Walled City Walking Tour With Al = A+

My husband and I generally use Trip Advisor and on this weekend trip to Charleston, it was no exception. However, the Trouche trip was booked up and when I asked him which of the other tour companies should we call he highly recommended the Old...More

Date of experience: September 2013
Thank Reggie J
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