San Antonio Missions UNESCO World Heritage Site tour
Activities

San Antonio Missions UNESCO World Heritage Site tour

Free cancellation
Language: English
Availability: See calendar
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Visit the San Antonio Missions on a guided tour
  • Learn about the Spanish influences on San Antonio's history and architecture
  • Listen to stories about the Battle of the Alamo
What to expect

Experience the beauty and history of the beginnings of the great city of San Antonio. Visit the Spanish influences near the river named in honor of San Antonio de Padua. Travel to Mission Concepción, Mission San José, Mission San Juan Capistrano, and Mission San Francisco de la Espada on this guided, half-day sightseeing tour. Experience Mission life at Mission San Jose and the San Antonio Missions National Historical Park Visitor Center.

Watch birds and wildlife along the new Mission Reach Hike and Bike Trail. Enjoy mission silhouettes, with Spanish and Moorish influenced architecture, against the South Texas Sky. Marvel at La Ventana de Rosa, the Rose Window, one of the finest examples of baroque architecture in North America. Unwind by watching the award-winning film Gente de Razon which shows how the people of San Antonio built and lived in the missions there.

Visit the old irrigation system, with its dam and aqueduct, that is still in use today. Listen to exciting sounds and narratives as you learn the story of the Battle of the Alamo at Mission San Antonio de Valero before your trip back to the hotel.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitised between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative result from a recent antigen or molecular test may be required, please check the local requirements before your visit.
  • What's included
    • Hotel pick up and drop off at downtown area hotels
    • Includes round trip transportation
    • Guided tour
    • Subject expert guide
    What's not included
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities for the tour guide and/or driver (optional)
    Where

    300 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, TX 78205, USA

    Meeting point:
    • You will be picked up at your downtown San Antonio hotel. You must confirm your pick up location at least 24 hours prior to the start of the tour.
    What to remember
    • Adaptive Driving Alliance vehicles are not available at all times. If a guest is wheelchair bound, the tour guide might be able to accommodate with advance notice. There is space for a foldable wheelchair on board each vehicle
    • Service animals are allowed onboard the vehicle. Guests are advised to confirm with each stop on the tour if they are allowed on their site as it might vary
    • You will need to coordinate your pickup with the tour operator after purchase (details will be in your voucher) please contact the tour operator at least 24 hours prior to departure
    • Dress comfortably and for the weather. Bring an umbrella if there is rain and hats if it will be sunny. This tour will only be cancelled due to inclement weather if there are flood warnings or hail that make driving conditions impossible
    • Children age five years old and under get free admission and do not require a ticket however please let the tour operator know in advance to coordinate enough seats in the vehicle
    • Please bring your own child car seats or booster seats, as these are not provided by the tour operator
    • The tour guide advises to eat breakfast or lunch beforehand and to bring some water
    • Tour duration may vary based on traffic, weather, day of week, length of stops at each of the missions
    • Some sites may be closed from time to time due to COVID
    • The maximum number of participants per vehicle is nine people
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    When
    • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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    Provider
    Gray Line San Antonio
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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