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Address: Lincoln Street and Ocean Avenue, Carmel, CA 93921
Phone Number: 831-642-2700
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Most Enjoyable and Interesting Tour of Carmel

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2013
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Phoenix, Arizona
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Phoenix, Arizona
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225 reviews 225 reviews
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123 helpful votes 123 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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San Jose, Calif.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

We thoroughly enjoyed our walking tour of Carmel with Gael. We live in the Bay Area and have been visiting Carmel for more than 40 years but we learned so much about the history, architecture, and the colorful personalities and artists that have made Carmel-by-the-Sea such a unique spot. We visited galleries, charming hotels, hidden courtyards and historic buildings -... More 

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Coffs Harbour
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2012

Our walking tour with Gael was the highlight of our visit to Carmel. You can explore by yourself but Gael shows you how to navigate the villages' nooks and crannies and her knowledge and enthusiasm are refreshing. We used her overview of this picture perfect village as a guide for our 3 day visit. Beautiful town, cheap and terrific tour,... More 

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Burnsville, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

My husband and I went on the Carmel Walks Tour in late August and found it to be thoroughly enjoyable. This was our second time in Carmel and we learned so many fun and interesting things about this unique town and its history. I use a mobility scooter and Gael Gallagher was so willing to adapt the tour in ways... More 

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

My husband, dog and I had a great time! We learned a lot about the history of Carmel, saw houses, places and galleries that we never would have looked at otherwise. Lots of facts, stories, information about people, and humor. The pace was excellent and the 2 hours flew by. Our guide was very knowledgeable and could answer any question.... More 

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Stockton, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012

BEautiful , Romantic walks, fantastic shops. Pricey restaurants, next time take a basket lunch and sit on the beach and enjoy the view.

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Waltham, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2012

Thank you Gael for a great tour of Carmel. Learned about Carmel s history, famous citizens, artists, restaurants and more all while walking the streets and secret paths of the charming hamlet of Carmel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

Great storyteller. Provides very insightful information on Carmel-by-the-Sea you wouldn't otherwise discover.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2012

Fabulous Tour with an incredibly knowledgeable guide. We walked though numerous passages between buildings and learned the fascinating history of Carmel by the Sea. My only complaint is that it was cash only and when traveling cross country, I don't like to keep that much cash on me. It is not handicap accessible and wear your walking shoes! Tour is... More 

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Grand Terrace, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2012

We really enjoyed the history of Carmel that we learned on the Walk. Our guide was great, too!

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