Mission San Juan Capistrano & Old Town Tour

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Stop At: Mission San Juan Capistrano, 26801 Ortega Hwy, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-2601

We'll meet at the Historic 'Jewel of the Missions' where the famous Swallows return to, and tour the beautifully flowered grounds. You'll see its venerated chapel - the oldest building in California - where Father Serra, founder of the California Missions, conducted Mass; and then the graveyard holding victims of the 1812 earthquake that collapsed the great basilica on a Sunday morning.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: San Juan Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, California

Then we'll go on a walking tour of this 250 year old Spanish town, famous for the Swallows that return each Spring and we'll tell you tales of Zorro, pirates and ghosts too. We’ll even show you where President Nixon dined on his favorite Mexican dishes while staying at his nearby 'Western White House'; as well as the historic Santa Fe train Depot. We'll be happy to offer Tips on where to best Shop and Eat.

Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: Los Rios Park, Paseo Adelanto Street Ramos Street, Across from Train Depot, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

Then we'll go on to a venerable, but nearly hidden, historic neighborhood - the oldest in California - where you’ll see ancient adobes and giant century-old succulents ; and its Arts and Crafts shopping lane with its much loved tea house (where women wear Victorian hats on Sunday) and a celebrity Chef’s rustic patio restaurant (also his home). A petting zoo you may want to visit is also tucked away nearby

Activity Details
San Juan Capistrano and it’s famous Mission include some of the most unique and beautiful sites in all of California. Few can compare to its historical and cultural importance going back 250 years - from the lives of the indigenous peoples to the very first wine-making in California.
Departure & Return
Departure PointMission San Juan Capistrano, Landmark, Chapel, Museum and Gardens, 26801 Ortega Hwy, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675, USA Departure Time1:30 PM
ReturnReturns to original departure point
What's Included
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Entry/Admission - Mission San Juan Capistrano
Additional Information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Your Guide has received Covid-19 Vaccinations [Both of Moderna] but will still wear and require Masks. The Mission REQUIRES proper mask wearing (i.e. no bandanas, face shields or other coverings allowed).
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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