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Carmel Walks

Lincoln Street and Ocean Avenue, Carmel, CA 93921
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Ranked #5 of 29 Activities in Carmel
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Princeton, NJ
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116 reviews 116 reviews
11 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

If you have the time, this is a great way to spend two hours one morning. Gale, the guide, is very knowledgeable helpful and upbeat. She gave some great background on local history, and showed us places we might otherwise not see. I would have preferred walking around more areas of the town, and less visits to local galleries, but... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Gallaghers walking tour was nice. Learned alot. Guide could have spoken a little louder but very friendly and accomadating

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Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014 via mobile

It was worth it, even in the rain :-). Kelley was very informative. Gave us tips where to go, what to do after the walk. The walk set me up for my first visit of Carmel. He knew a lot if history that he shared with our group.

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Mountain View, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

Had a great time with an excellent and knowledgeable guide,super friendly and real. Learned a bit of history, some fun facts. We visited lovely galleries, shops and restaurants that I would not have know about had it not been for the tour.

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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

This was our first time in Carmel area. We had signed up for this tour for our first morning here, 7-23-13. There are several guides that they use and ours for today was Kelly. He grew up in Carmel. We met in the Pine Inn Courtyard on Ocean Ave. There were about 12 in the group. The tour was a... More 

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Houston, TX
16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

Gael is a fabulous tour guide! This is a must-do before you spend any time in Carmel. You get a Wonderful history of the area, and see SO many things. It is fun, because after the tour, you can take your time and revisit your favorite areas! Wear very good walking shoes as it is very fast-paced and you go... More 

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Loveland, Colorado
17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

My wife and I overall thoroughly enjoyed this walking tour. Gael was very personable and knowledgeable regarding the history of Carmel, its people and architecture. It was fun walking about and through many inns, galleries and restaurants in the business district. And in this was the disappointment -- the tour does not leave the central town business distric and venture... More 

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40 reviews 40 reviews
6 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

Our group of 12 ladies booked a private tour with Gael and we had a wonderful time. Gael provides a great tour of carmel, private little gardens, galleries, bed and breakfasts, historial hotels and even let us ring the bell at the Church. Another highlight was while standing in front of City Hall, the mayor walked out and took pictures... More 

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Jefferson, or
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

My friend and I were fortunate enough to have Gael to ourselves the day we booked. But Gael would be just as great with a big group as a small one - she has so much information to share about the town and its environs. I've been wanting to do this tour for several years, and am so glad I... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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212 reviews 212 reviews
34 attraction reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

My husband and I decided to take this tour as we are frequent visitors to the Monterey Peninsula and have always been curious about Carmel. This tour was perfect for us. The tour guide, Gael, gave a most informative talk on Carmel past and present. On our walk we visited several galleries (including art, sculpture and photography), some unusual hotels,... More 

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