Castries City Walking Tours


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From $35.00

5 reviews   (5.00)

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Departs: st lucia, st lucia

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Overview

This is the most intimate way to experience Castries. Our expert local knowledgeable guides serve as your fun companions. The entire history of St.Lucia revolves around Castries and this is an excellent introductory tour to our culture and heritage. Walk with us through the corridors of time. Marvel at the love story of St. Lucia! Learn of our discovery and our name. Understand why she was fought over so many times and why she was the prized gem of the European Powers. Explore our parks, square and boulevard, and delve into their captivating history. Discover the romance of our street names, the story behind important buildings and their architecture. Socialise- feel the vibes of the locals. Learn a word or two of our second language- French Creole. Taste authentic St. Lucian food! Shop around for handmade craft items, spices, rums and souvenirs. Drink a coconut or two! Take away an experience you will never forget! Walk through Castries with us!


What's Included

Bottled water or fresh coconut water. Food sampling done only on our Taste of St. Lucia Food tour

What's Not Included

Private transportation


Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 1 - 4
  • CHILD: Age: 5 - 12
  • YOUTH: Age: 13 - 17
  • ADULT: Age: 18 - 64
  • SENIOR: Age: 65 - 90

Additional Info

  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Service animals allowed
  • Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • This tour is an approved Covid-19 certified excursion. Certification process done by the Ministry of Tourism.

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Castries Market
Dash through Castries with us! Visit the Castries Food Market once rated by National Geographic as one of the top 10 Food Markets in the World.

Learn, smell and taste unique fruits, vegetables and spices. See fresh local produce transform into the most delightful cuisine all in the same place. Give your taste buds a tour of St. Lucian dining as we walk through a corridor of food. A food lover’s affair you can’t afford to miss out on.

We will visit the Vendors Arcade and Craft Market, ideal places to shop. Choose from a wide variety of batiks, carvings, mats, dolls and a wide array of other handcrafted items and have fun finding your perfect handcrafted souvenir or collectable.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Derek Walcott Square
Learn the 'Man behind the bust'. Discover the people who contributed to our society and were movers. Two Nobel Prize winners from one small island city, the highest per capita.

Understand why the Square's name was changed several times. Witness the memorial of World War I and II casualties and appreciate the magnitude of it all. Look around and hear several dynamic stories all from one historic spot.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Holy Trinity Anglican Church
Explore the oldest church in Castries and one of the oldest on island.

Additionally, visit the Minor Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in all its grandeur and splendor. We will tell you the most interesting

yet factual stories of the church that will keep you captivated and hooked.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Included


Reviews

The place I call home
lucianvibez, 08-04-2019
I am a St.Lucian residing in Castries for the past 33 years.Never before have I seen and understand the history of Castires before doing this tour.For so many years I have been ignorant of the place I call home.Thanks 'City Walkers' for providing such knowledge and insight.Now I can walk Castries with pride and say 'I am St.Lucian'.WOW! was a wonderful experience.Looking forward to doing the food tour.
Eat and Learn St. Lucia
Escape747127, 07-09-2022
This is an amazing tour if you ware wanting to explore the capital and learn the history of St. Lucia. Having a guided tour made it easy to explore the local markets and area. Our local guide made sure we got to experience a little of their local lifestyle and eat some amazing food. I highly recommend this tour and make sure you bring your appetite.
Local fun
Stacyann_N, 02-07-2022
My guide, was polite, friendly, courteous, knowledgeable and a gentleman. A must do activity when visiting St. Lucia
Much more!!
Pawfectchien, 01-05-2019
Decided to take up this 2 hr tour. Boy did we experience more than we expected. Our tour guide Ricardo was so knowledgeable about the history of the city and it’s monuments and also very patient with two ladies who wanted to shop! For the souvenir hunter, this is THE tour to take. Thank you! We will return.
Don't miss if you're in St Lucia
Tsand1002, 21-04-2022
Unfortunately I was unable to take part in this experience as I was confined to my stateroom under COVID protocol - I had an upper respiratory infection but not, as it turns out, COVID. I persuaded my travel partners to participate in this tour so I could live vicariously. Their guide was Richardo and they said he was kind, personable and informative. They were absolutely thrilled!!




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