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Small-Group World Heritage San Antonio Missions Tour with Guide

From US$30.00
Highlights
  • Day trip to San Antonio Missions National Historical Park

  • Listen to stories about Texas’s colonial history not found in guidebooks

  • Small group size ensures a more personal experience

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Small-Group World Heritage San Antonio Missions Tour with Guide
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Small-Group World Heritage San Antonio Missions Tour with Guide
From US$30.00
Overview

Explore the colonial past of Texas on a day trip to San Antonio Missions National Historical Park. Avoid the stress of navigating alone and instead relax on the ride to the 4 iconic missions, still standing as they were in the 1700s. Going with a guide ensures you learn more about Spanish colonization of native peoples than you might find in a guidebook.

What to Expect
The World Heritage Missions Tour runs every Saturday afternoon, from 1pm to 4pm. You will first be picked up in a Mercedes Sprinter van in front of the downtown St. Anthony Hotel. From there, you will visit Mission Espada which is the oldest mission, built in 1690. Then, head over to Mission San Juan Capistrano which was originally built in East Texas and moved to San Antonio in 1716.  Next, Mission Concepción, which is the best preserved of all the missions. Lastly, Mission San Jose, the biggest of all the missions, which was built in 1720.

This tour is a fun day out-and-about, exploring each mission while the guide paints a picture for you to envision mission life back in the 1800's. Learn why San Antonio was the perfect spot for these missions to strive and what eventually lead to their decline.

Your tour will end back at its original departure point.
Reviews (26)
1 - 5 of 22 reviews
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile
San Antonio Detours

Melissa was a warm and engaging guide to each of the missions. Was effective in helping our group get to know each other and enjoy the journey - we agreed that it felt like an adventure. Highly recommend!

Thank nelsonl702
Lisa M, Manager at San Antonio Detours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Melissa is great! An adventure indeed! Thank you for reviewing us.

Reviewed 26 September 2018
Awesome

My friend and I took this tour and ended up booking a private one for the next day as all of the other group tours were full. It cost us a bit more but let me tell you, it was well worth it. Our tour...More

Thank P636TTsusans
Lisa M, Manager at San Antonio Detours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for this review. We try our best to make each and every tour special, wether it's for one person or hundreds. ; )

Reviewed 15 August 2018
A Must S.A Tour

Melissa was a wonderful tour guide and kept us all entertained and educated for three hours. She provided complimentary water on a hot Texas day. The tour picks up and drops off at the St Anthony Hotel. Being a recovering Catholic and a former alter...More

1  Thank Jason E
Lisa M, Manager at San Antonio Detours, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2018

The Missions are a gem! So glad you were able to see the only UNESCO World Heritage site in all of Texas.

Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile
Small group missions tour San Antonio

Melissa was our guide today as we toured the missions. She was very knowledgeable and made it fun. She even brought water, very helpful in this Texas heat. We sure do wish we'd done this tour when our girls were small.

Thank Kathy D
Lisa M, Manager at San Antonio Detours, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2018

Even though your girls might be grown, you can still bring them. Come and visit us anytime!

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Walk in to History

Our guide Lisa, was great in so many ways...knowledge of the tour, her easy way of handling this crazy mixed group of people. We had contacted Detours and described the tour we wanted and they delivered. We wanted to embrace the history of the missions...More

Thank guydZ9156UA
Lisa M, Director of Sales at San Antonio Detours, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2018

Yes! So happy you enjoyed your custom tour. Thank you for the review.

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