Margarita Island Half-Day Tour
Take a half-day guided tour of Margarita Island, discovering its natural and cultural highlights as you learn about the island's history, religion and craft work. This is an ideal tour for first-time visitors to the island.
This tour takes you to the main towns on Margarita Island. After 9am pickup from your hotel, you'll be taken north to the town of Pampatar, well known for its shopping malls and the famous San Carlos Borromeo Fortress a Spanish fort built between 1662 and 1684, which today serves as museum. In addition, you'll also visit Pampatar's artisan production center, where you can admire the island's pearls and typical craft work.
From there you'll continue through El Valle del Espiritu Santo, the spiritual capital and place of honor for the Virgen del Valle, patron saint of Margarita Island. Your excursion continues to the capital La Asunción, then on to Santa Rosa Castle, one of seven forts built during Spanish rule to defend the island against pirate attacks. You'll have the opportunity to walk around La Asuncións cathedral, one of Venezuelas most ancient.
Commences in:Margarita Island, Venezuela
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