Get your bearings in a new city easily with help from this Carmel-by-the-Sea Walking Tour. Prebook your tour and guarantee your guided walk on the day of your preference. See highlights of Carmel such as the First Murphy House, Church of the Wayfarer, Tuck Box, Hog's Breath Inn, and more, while you hear history and stories of the city from your guide.
See highlights of Carmel-by-the-Sea with a guide leading the way
This walking tour is a great introduction to the city
Hear stories about Carmel’s history from someone who knows it well
An easy-to-find meeting location makes for a stress-free start
Meeting And Pickup
Ocean Ave &, Lincoln St, Carmel-By-The-Sea, CA 93923, USA
Garden Courtyard of the Pine Inn Hotel, Ocean Avenue & Lincoln Street
Carmel Art Association
Dolores Street between 5th &, 6th Ave, Carmel-By-The-Sea, CA 93921, USA
In front of the Carmel Art Association Gallery on Dolores Street.
What To Expect
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Not wheelchair accessible
Service animals allowed
Near public transportation
Most travelers can participate
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
Total review count and overall rating based on Viator and Tripadvisor reviews
Reviews by Viator travelers.
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Fun tour of Carmel
Natalie_L, Feb 2023
Wonderful history. Learned so many interesting things about history.
Liked learning about the gold rush
Don’t miss this interest walking tour !
Alina_D, Jan 2023
What a wonderful and informative 2hr to spend in beautiful Carmel by the Sea ! Monica our guide was perfect and she had so many interesting stories to share with us. Loved it !
Monica is a wonderful...
Colette_W, Sep 2022
Monica is a wonderful tour guide! We really enjoyed our tour and learned so much about Carmel!! So much interesting history and cute little places to see!
Monica was a fabulous...
RoseAnna_C, Aug 2022
Monica was a fabulous guide. She was very knowledgeable and very personable. Would highly recommend.
Monica was wonderful-so...
Scott_B, May 2022
Monica was wonderful-so enjoyable and a great story teller! One of my favorite parts of my trip was my tour with her!
Morris_B, May 2022
Excellent tour. Our guide was very knowledgeable and very friendly. We had a wonderful time and discovered things about Carmel by the sea that we never knew before.
Wonderful history tour
Greg_A, Mar 2022
Monica literally wrote the book on Carmel’s history and was a wonderful guide. Easy walk, saw the back alleys and things we have never noticed before.
Rich and fun historical tour!
Brooke_S, Mar 2022
Monica was so friendly and knowledgeable. She gave us such a rich and fun experience in Carmel. We would highly recommend her to anyone looking for a great historical tour!
Theresa_C, Sep 2021
I really enjoyed our time w the best tour guide ever! Her story telling and knowledge was so interesting. 2 hrs felt like 20 mins with her. We will be definitely doing more tours
Response from Host, Sep 2021
I am looking forward to seeing you next time on one of our other tours!