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Calle Mayor Tours

Calle Mayor
To soak in the essence of Cartagena, plan to take a stroll down its Calle Mayor, or Main Street. The pedestrian-only avenue is the place to go to appreciate the city’s architecture, go shopping, or even to sit at a restaurant’s outdoor terrace as you watch the world go by. 

Just steps away from the port and sea, the street begins at the grand, palm tree-lined Plaza de Ayuntamiento, or Town Hall Square, home to none other than the giant palace that is Town Hall itself. From there, travel past (or stop at) the Roman Theater Museum and onto Calle Mayor with its marble-tiled promenade. Along the way, you’ll walk by noteworthy architecture such as Art Nouveau masterpieces Casino de Cartagena, a fancy 19th-century social club, and Cervantes House (not to be confused by the famous author; this building was named after a wealthy businessman).

Practical Info

Calle Mayor can easily be reached by foot from the harbor and anywhere in the old quarter. Note that there is a tourism office located in Town Hall, just prior to the start of Calle Mayor. To better understand the architecture and history of this part of town, you may want to join a walking tour.
Address: Calle Mayor, Cartagena, Murcia 30201, Spain
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12 Tours and Activities to Experience Calle Mayor

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Cartagena Guided Walking Tour

Cartagena Guided Walking Tour

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Discover the unexpected charms and fascinating history of Cartagena, one of southern Spain’s lesser-known gems, during a 3-hour guided walking tour. Learn about the city’s ancient history and founding as the city of Carthago Nova, an ancient settlement dating back to the Carthaginians in 228 BC, and see its historic amphitheater and Punic Wall. Then jump a few centuries forward to the medieval era during a visit to La Concepción Castle before finishing your day in the present by exploring Cartagena’s modernist architecture in the city center.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$35.01
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$35.01

Tapas tour in Cartagena (Spain)

Tapas tour in Cartagena (Spain)

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Immerse yourself in Cartagena’s millennia of history—and enjoy an introduction to the city’s gastronomic offerings, too—on this small-group walking tour. Begin your explorations from the port and head to the Parque Torres, which offers panoramic views overlooking the city. Then, continue to the Roman Theatre of Cartagena—one of the city’s highlight ancient attractions—see the Roman Forum District, and more. Then, enjoy a restorative snack when you sample some of the city’s tapas dishes.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$48.74
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Roman exploration in Cartagena (Spain)

Roman exploration in Cartagena (Spain)

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Cartagena has over 2,500 years of history behind it, and this private tour offers an intimate, first-hand way to delve into its most significant landmarks. Meet your guide near the cruise port in the morning, and set off on foot. You'll spy the Roman Theatre of Cartagena, stroll through the Roman Forum District, and learn the stories behind the sights from your guide as you go. After your walk, enjoy light refreshments at a local tapas restaurant.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$58.16
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Private Historical Roman Walking Tour of Cartagena

Private Historical Roman Walking Tour of Cartagena

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If you’re a history buff looking to delve deeper into Cartagena’s Roman past, then this private 4-hour walking tour is for you. With a personal guide, you’ll visit Cartagena highlights such as the Roman Theatre; the Punic Wall, which dates back to 3 B.C.; and Calle Mayor, the main street home to Plaza de Ayuntamiento and casino de Cartagena.
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  • 4 hours
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Shore Excursion: Cartagena Half-Day Private Tour

Shore Excursion: Cartagena Half-Day Private Tour

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When your cruise ship arrives into Cartagena´s harbor, take in top city attractions with ease on this private half-day tour. During your 4-hour tour, head along La Manga with a private guide, and admire fine views over the Cabo de Palos lighthouse and the marine reserve. Explore Roman history at the Punic wall of Cartagena and Portman Bay, and discover iconic landmarks including Cervantes House, the Grand Hotel, La Concepción and the Roman Theater of Carthago Nova. Then, mingle with the locals during a stroll along the bustling Calle Mayor.
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  • 4 hours
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Murcia Full Day Private Tour from Cartegena

Murcia Full Day Private Tour from Cartegena

Discover the best of Murcia and take in top city attractions with ease on this private full-day tour from Cartagena. Follow a private guide through Murcia’s historic streets and admire famous landmarks including the Cathedral Church of Saint Mary in Murcia, the 19th-century Real Casino de Murcia and the Romeo Theater. Along the way, marvel at historic Roman archaeology at the Punic wall of Cartagena, soak up the atmosphere along the bustling Calle Mayor and admire fine sea views from the pier at Cartagena.
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  • 6 hours
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Cartagena Sightseeing Cruise and Fortress of 'Navidad' (Spain)

Cartagena Sightseeing Cruise and Fortress of 'Navidad' (Spain)

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Explore Cartagena by sea and by foot on this combination sightseeing cruise and guided walking tour. Catch impressive views of this important port city on a cruise around Cartagena Bay, tour the 17th-century Fortress of ‘Navidad,’ and check out its historical center, where a centuries-old Roman theater was recently restored.
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  • 3 hours
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Paleontological tour in Cartagena (Spain)

Paleontological tour in Cartagena (Spain)

Search for fossils and explore the historic streets of Cartagena on this fascinating half-day walking tour. Enrich your experience of Cartagena by learning about its past from an informative expert. With a scientist-guide leading the way, look for ancient remains hidden in the architecture all around you. Enjoy a tapa (included in the tour price) and check out Cartagena’s magnificent, recently restored Roman theater.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Virtual guided tour Cartagena

Virtual guided tour Cartagena

This is a virtual guided tour where you will meet your local guide through your screen. It´s a unique way to meet your local guide and to havem him/her for 60'min explaining and driving you inside the culture, history, traditions from home. Using new tools and new tecnologies we will introduce you inside Valencia in this virtual guided tour.
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  • 1 hour
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$89.02
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$89.02
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Cartagena half-day private walking tour

Cartagena half-day private walking tour

See the main sights of Cartagena on this 4 hours private walking tour of the historic center of the city, with panoramic views of the Roman Theatre from La Concepción castle. Enjoy a must-see: The Interpretation Center of Punic Walls, the Town Hall with its different facades, and taste typical tapas on Cartagena’s central Modernist street.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$400.00
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Discover two wonderful cities: Cartagena & Murcia on a private tour

Discover two wonderful cities: Cartagena & Murcia on a private tour

Explore the extraordinary charms and fascinating history of Cartagena, one of southern Spain’s hidden gems! Learn about the city’s ancient history dating back to the Carthaginians in 228 BC on a guided walking tour. Let us show you the Capital of the Region of Murcia. Exploring the 7th most populated city in Spain is a trip to the past through its charming streets and squares.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$600.00
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$600.00
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La Manga and Cartagena private tour with Cabo de Palos Lighthouse visit

La Manga and Cartagena private tour with Cabo de Palos Lighthouse visit

Explore Cartagena and the surrounding areas on this 5-hour private tour. Discover La Manga with its internal “small sea”, known as a paradise between two seas where you can relax and enjoy some tapas with wine.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$867.00
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