Free Walking Tour of Cartagena

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Cartagena de Indias


Free Tour Cartagena

Every day at 10:00


Camellón de los Mártires


Hear Cartagena’s past and imagine its future with a local guide that will tell you all about the history and the fascinating identity of The Magic City, as you admire the well-preserved City Walls, the Clock Tower, and the San Pedro Claver Square.

 See key landmarks such as the Santa Catalina de Alajandría Cathedral and the Palace of Inquisition, and also learn about the best places to get some delicious local food.

Enjoy a fun and insightful free walking tour of this historic city from a unique perspective. Your expert guide will keep you well informed about the various places, events, and customs while in town!

What is a Free Tour

Discover Cartagena on a Free City Tour

Discover the Best Free Things to Do in Cartagena with World Free Tours! Experience the allure of this mesmerizing city on our exceptional Free Walking Tours designed for travelers like you. These tours are not only insightful and captivating, but they’re also easy on the wallet.

Embark on a remarkable journey through Cartagena’s rich history, colorful culture, and exquisite architecture. 🏰 Our enthusiastic, local guides reveal fascinating stories and hidden treasures, making your experience genuinely unforgettable. 🤩

Booking is effortless – reserve your spot online and pay nothing upfront. You determine the value of the tour by tipping the guide at the end based on your satisfaction. 💸

Uncover Cartagena’s magical corners on a Free Walking Tour and create invaluable memories while choosing your own price!


In Cartagena, I feel like myself again. But always with a dark hemisphere: having been gone for so long.

Gabriel García Márquez

Ready to Discover Cartagena?

Explore the city of Cartagena on foot with an expert tour guide.

You’ll get to see all the best of Cartagena, from the San Pedro Claver Square to the Clock Tower, the statue of Pedro de Heredia, the founder of Cartagena, and hear more about the history of the city at the Palace of the Inquisition.

Experience Cartagena de Indias at your own pace and book the Free Walking Tour of Cartagena!

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FAQs 🔎

What will I see during the Free Tour of Cartagena?

During the Free Tour of Cartagena, you will explore the city’s rich history and vibrant atmosphere while visiting some of its most iconic sites. Starting at Plaza de Santo Domingo next to Botero’s ‘Gertrudis’ statue, you’ll head to San Pedro Claver Square and the Clock Tower. The tour continues to Plaza de la Aduana, Teatro Heredia, and the statue of Pedro de Heredia, the founder of Cartagena. You’ll also visit the Palace of the Inquisition, marvel at the impressive City Walls, and appreciate the stunning architecture of the Santa Catalina de Alajandría Cathedral. Throughout the tour, you’ll learn about Cartagena’s captivating past and its role in shaping the city’s unique character.

How much should I tip my guide?

For free tours, the general principle of tipping is based on your satisfaction with the tour and your budget. A common practice could be in the range of 5,000 to 10,000 pesos per person, depending on the quality of the tour, the guide’s performance, and your budget. Of course, if you feel that the guide went above and beyond, you could tip more as a token of appreciation.

Keep in mind that these amounts are just suggestions, and you should adjust your tip according to your level of satisfaction with the tour. It’s always a good idea to carry some small bills to make tipping easier.

How do I find the guide?

Head to the Camellón de los Mártires and arrive a few minutes before the scheduled start time. Keep an eye out for a group gathering, as there could be fellow tour participants. By arriving early and being attentive to signs and group dynamics, you’ll easily find your guide and be ready to embark on an unforgettable journey through Cartagena.

What is the meeting point of the Free Tour of Cartagena?

The meeting point is at Camellón de los Mártires.

How long does the Free Tour of Cartagena last?

The Free Tour of Cartagena lasts around 2 and a half hours.

Where does the tour end?

The Free Tour of Cartagena finishes at the city center.