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The ORIGINAL Culinary Tours & Historic Walking Tours of St. Augustine!
Eat, Drink and TASTE your way through history on a City Walks Food & Wine Tour! As the company that literally invented the culinary tour scene nearly a decade ago, only a genuine City Walks tour guarantees new friends and smiling faces at every stop. We also present the world-famous Historic Pub Crawl & Beer Experience, as well as our fun & spooky Creepy Crawl Haunted Pub Investigation… for those who prefer ‘spirits with their spirits!” We also offer FREE tours on a regular basis as our way of giving back to the local community (check our website for details) as well as Pet Friendly Food Tours, Pup Crawls, Plaza Strolls, History Mystery Tours and Pirate Tours! Our downtown tour office is open 7 days a week from 9am to 8:30pm and here’s a listing of our regularly scheduled tours departing each day:
The Savory Faire Food & Wine Tasting Tour Daily 1:30pm
This 3 hr VIP tasting adventure will indulge your senses at renowned local restaurants and unique eateries. Spend the afternoon exploring quaint downtown alleys and taking in all the sights, while tasting farm fresh ingredients that inspire local chefs- from Tapas to desserts. Your City Walks Culinary Guide explains how certain foods made their way to the New World and played a role in shaping the foodie scene here in the nation’s oldest city. Enjoy the historic district’s best hot-spots for food, friends and fun. You’ll be presented with a special selection from the chef created specifically just for your tour at each place we visit. There’s simply NO better way to experience Saint Augustine and all of its cultural flavors. Come hungry, this excursion definitely replaces a meal… or two! You’ll also receive a special heritage recipe gift card set as well as some other goodies along the way. An optional beer or wine pairing upgrade is available.
The St. Augustine Historic Pub Crawl & Beer Experience Daily 5pm
The ORIGINAL, WORLD FAMOUS ST. AUGUSTINE PUB CRAWL that started it all! Visit the city’s most charming taverns with your fun City Walks Pub Scout, where you’ll experience a slice of authentic local Saint Augustine culture. Enjoy tales of the city’s history mixed with traditional ‘pub lore’ of eras gone by, from around the world. Explore some unique points of interest as your guide explains their significance and even engage in a few drinking games along the way. This is definitely more of a “high end” pub crawl where you will learn about the finer beers featured at local establishments while exploring the city’s rich past. Find out how beer is made, what goes into serving it, how to distinguish the different types of beer and the role that breweries have played in history. There’s no better way to “Drink up the history of St. Augustine” with your new friends than on this one-of-a-kind 2.5 hr adventure departing downtown every evening at 5pm. Premium beers, ales, wines and sangria (and some snacks) are included on this tour at each of the quaint watering spots visited.
Creepy Crawl Haunted Pub Tour & Paranormal Investigation Nightly 7pm
Like Spirits with your Spirits? Prefer your pub crawls to be on the darker side? Then join the nightly Creepy Crawl Haunted Pub Tour… if you dare! Many of the bars and taverns of St. Augustine have actually had numerous paranormal occurrences. We’ve partnered with the city’s ORIGINAL Ghost Tours of St. Augustine Inc. to bring you this adventure. Your City Walks ghost-hunting guide will lead you on a spine-tingling crawl to not only enjoy drinks and local lore, but also explore the bizarre tales of various haunts along the way. Search for the ghosts & legends of Saint Augustine while learning about methods used by professional ‘ghost hunters’ and even do an investigation of your own! Decades of paranormal research by Ghost Tours of St. Augustine Inc. has been unearthed from old libraries, church documents, historic diaries and personal interviews. Learn to use EMF meters & professional ghost-hunting equipment which is provided to you and included in your ticket. Your first drink is included on us, and then you’ll receive special City Walks discounts and drink specials at each of the haunted pubs visited along the way. You may also purchase your very own EMF meters if you wish at our Tour St. Augustine Inc. shop on 4 Granada Street prior to your tour, with special discounts for tour guests. (Note: Creepy Crawls depart from Al’s Pizza, located directly across from the City Gates north St. George Street)
History Mystery Mayhem & Murder Evening Tour Nightly 8:30pm
THIS IS NOT ANOTHER GHOST TOUR! Journey through the city’s darkest history and explore the TRUE stories behind bizarre legends on this award-winning, original historic walking tour. Bloody Pirate Raids & Plunders, Brutal Massacres, Deathly Plagues, Notorious Criminals, Unsolved Murders, grotesque colonial surgery procedures… it’s all happened right here in St. Augustine and its all REAL. The whispers of the old city’s sinister past are about to breathe their stories to life once again as you venture down timeless narrow streets. This is absolutely NOT a ‘ghost’ tour but instead a pure historical adventure exploring the lesser known and more macabre side of colonial St. Augustine. Join your City Walks expert guide for this 1.25 hr evening walking tour lead by lantern-light, where you will hear many twisted tales in the off-the-beaten-path back alleys. This tour is not for the squeamish or faint of heart, as it is a much more personalized experience than the bus or trolley car evening tours and you’ll really understand the darker side of colonial life. Truly a MUST DO for history lovers- and those seeking the more mysterious side of the town when the sun goes down.
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