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Lincoln Street, corner of Ocean Avenue, Carmel, CA 93923
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The walk was a high point of the day. Our guide was knowledgeable and personable providing interesting history of the area along with a discussion of the city's growth. Highly recommend

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Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful tour of downtown Carmel, going over history, art galleries, things to do, restaurants and many other tips and sights.

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Date of experience: April 2019
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Gael G, Owner at Carmel Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I am so glad you enjoyed the walk and the tips we share to help enhance your visit here. Thanks for taking the time to comment! All smiles, Gael

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The guide provided a lot of information but did it in an interesting way. I would definately recommend taking this tour.

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Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Margaret H
Gael G, Owner at Carmel Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Margaret, Yes there are so many fascinating things about this village to share. I am so glad you enjoyed the walk. Thank you for taking the time to comment. More thanks and smiles, Gael

Reviewed March 4, 2019

We spent a lovely morning with Gael Gallagher on a tour of Carmel-by-the-Sea. We got our money's worth and learned so much about the history of the area and saw so many wonderful sights that we would have missed if we didn't take this tour....More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Gael G, Owner at Carmel Walks, responded to this reviewResponded March 7, 2019

Hi Mary, We had fun didn't we. I find it easy to boast all the magic here. Spenbding a couple hours with fun visitpors makes my day too. Thank you for taking the time to post here. I hope we meet again. More thanks &...More

Reviewed February 24, 2019

Pure fun from start to finish! A kaleidoscopic look into Carmel’s past and present. Gael Gallagher guided us through the hidden alleys and courtyards of Carmel for a truly entertaining and fun experience. One of the best tour guides you'll ever encounter, Gael is a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Gael G, Owner at Carmel Walks, responded to this reviewResponded February 25, 2019

Wow back at you, It is our goal and pleasure to enhance your visit. It's also fun interactibg with our fun guests. Thank you so much for walking with me and taking the time to write the reiew. More thanks Until we meet again. All...More

Reviewed February 6, 2019

We had a lovely time on our tour. We were fortunate that it was only me and my husband, so we got a "private" tour! Our guide, Kelly, is an artist and had sent his life in Carmel, so he had a wonderful perspective as...More

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Date of experience: January 2019
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Gael G, Owner at Carmel Walks, responded to this reviewResponded February 6, 2019

Hi Marion, Thnak you for your comments. I will pass it on to Kelly. He is a great guide and loves to share his Carmel by the Sea with you. More thanks, Gael

Reviewed January 28, 2019

Gael was wonderful giving us a tour on a rainy Day. Very knowledgeable on the history if the community. The 2 hours went by fast.

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Date of experience: January 2019
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Gael G, Owner at Carmel Walks, responded to this reviewResponded January 31, 2019

Thanks for joining our fun walk in some rain! Also for your comment. We hope you will join us again More thanks and smiles Gael

Reviewed January 20, 2019

Our tour from Gael added immensely to our enjoyment of Carmel. Gael makes Carmel history come alive with her detailed knowledge of its origins. With as many times as I've been to Carmel and as much research as I've done about the area, I still...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Gael G, Owner at Carmel Walks, responded to this reviewResponded February 6, 2019

Hi Julie, And I sure enjoyed sharing these nooks and crannies with you. Thanks for your comment. I hope we will meet again. More thanks & smiles, Gael

Reviewed January 20, 2019

This was a nice introduction to the artist and businesses of Carmel.This is how the tour is described.I would have liked more info regarding the artistic history of Carmel,speaking about Jeffers, The various writers, the Weston’s.Tell a story, weave the history with the present.Show inch...More

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Date of experience: January 2019
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Gael G, Owner at Carmel Walks, responded to this reviewResponded February 6, 2019

Hi Paul, I owe you one. Please come back and I will compliment you a tour and provide all that you mentioned. I usually ask each tour what your expectations are and that I want to exceed them. Then I try to hit what people...More

Reviewed January 19, 2019

We are locals from the area. We learned interesting facts & new places that we would of never discovered on our own. Gael made the tour more fun with her spunky personality.Also very knowledgeable of the area.

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Date of experience: January 2019
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Gael G, Owner at Carmel Walks, responded to this reviewResponded February 6, 2019

And its fun people like you that gets me "spunky." Thanks so much for your comment. All smiles, Gael

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RandyHall95
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If you are needing assistance with a wheel-chair please let us know we are able to make our guided-walk wheel-chair friendly.
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