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Small-Group World Heritage San Antonio Missions Tour with Guide provided by San Antonio Detours

Small-Group World Heritage San Antonio Missions Tour with Guide

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Overview
History enthusiasts shouldn't miss the missions around San Antonio, since these well-preserved relics offer an unparalleled look at life in the 18th century. Learn more on your mission trail excursion with this guided tour, with stops at four missions around San Antonio. Highlights include a visit to the oldest area mission, dating to 1690, your guide's commentary about the colonial era in Texas, and round-trip travel from Downtown San Antonio.
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You'll start at
The St. Anthony, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Antonio
300 E Travis St, San Antonio, TX 78205, USAOur Mercedes Sprinter van and guide will meet you at the corner of Travis and Jefferson.
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  • 1
    Mission Espada
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 2
    Mission San Juan
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 3
    Mission Concepcion
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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  • 4
    Mission San Jose
    Stop: 40 minutes -
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You'll end at
The St. Anthony, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Antonio
300 E Travis St, San Antonio, TX 78205, USAOur Mercedes Sprinter van and guide will meet you at the corner of Travis and Jefferson.
See address & details
Highlights
  • Tour San Antonio area missions with a guide, with travel from San Antonio
  • History fans visit attractions that are listed UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Stop at four different missions: San Jose, Concepcion, Espada, and San Juan
  • Meet-up at the centrally-located St. Anthony Hotel, across from Travis Park
Important Information
Departure Point
The St. Anthony, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Antonio, 300 E Travis St, San Antonio, TX 78205, USA
Duration
3h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Tour guide
  • Water
  • Transportation from the St. Anthony Hotel
Exclusions
  • Gratuity
  • Infant or child car seats
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Each individual must purchase a ticket
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Guest must provide infant seat or car seat for children
  • A maximum of 11 people per booking
  • Please dress comfortably and according to the weather. The missions are an outside venue.
  • The Missions are active parishes and the churches are run by the Catholic Arch Diocese of San Antonio. There may be times when the church is in use and closed to public viewing.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • The church building at Mission Concepcion will be closed through April 2020 due to renovations and repairs. The tour will touch on the history to include the other buildings on the grounds.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 11 travellers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Mary S wrote a review Mar 2020
The Colony1 contribution
We had a great time on March 14th on our mission tour. Richard is a great guide and very knowledge. We will definitely do another tour with Detours.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from lisamX5281TR, Manager at Small-Group World Heritage San Antonio Missions Tour with Guide
Responded 16 Mar 2020
Awesome! Thank you!
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Jill T wrote a review Mar 2020
Venice, Florida6 contributions6 helpful votes
My sister and I just got back from our tour with Mel Davis as our guide. Because of the current pandemic, only four of us were on the tour which made it very much like a private tour! Mel was very knowledgeable and quite pleasant to have as our docent. I would recommend her
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Response from lisamX5281TR, Manager at Small-Group World Heritage San Antonio Missions Tour with Guide
Responded 16 Mar 2020
Thank you for your recommendation!
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LeslieP-S wrote a review Mar 2020
Holmdel, New Jersey19 contributions16 helpful votes
I’ve been living in San Antonio for a year and working my way through a list of must-see sights. Finding myself with a weekend on my own, I decided to see the Missions and found a good deal with Detours. It was much more fun than I expected, thanks to tour guide Melissa and a
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from lisamX5281TR, Manager at Small-Group World Heritage San Antonio Missions Tour with Guide
Responded 16 Mar 2020
We hear this from locals all the time! So glad you spent your day with us!
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Heather 45066 wrote a review Mar 2020
Champaign-Urbana, Illinois7 contributions1 helpful vote
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Took the missions tour, perfectly sized small group tour, we had a full van of 10 plus our guide Mel. The missions were beautiful, Mel was friendly, super knowledgeable about the history and the area. My husband was at a conference and I’ve never toured solo but Mel and the
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Responded 16 Mar 2020
I agree! Thank you for your review!
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Rosanna D wrote a review Mar 2020
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Excellent tour - very interesting, and Mel was able to answer all our questions. She was very knowledgeable, and helpful. We greatly enjoyed our tour!! Thank-you again Mel!!!
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She's awesome! Thank you for your kind review!
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Awesome way to see San Antonio, especially if time is limited!
We joined the Real San Antonio Small Group Highlight Tour with San Antonio Detours led by Mel on 3/13/2020. The 2 h
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Abbeystray
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Loved it!
Our family had gathered in San Antonio for a small Memorial for our Mom who had recently died. The Tour was a hig
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cardinalfive
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A Foodie's Taste Test of San Antonio
This was my wife and I's first food tour and it was a fantastic time. Our host, Stacey, was really great about comm
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caddy1071
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Excellent tour of the Missions!
This was a great tour of 4 of the 5 San Antonio Missions, and our tour guide Michael did a great job informing us a
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BrianP86
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Very educational tour with excellent history and a good overview of the city.
My wife and I had a very nice time and appreciated the insight into San Antonio. It was very helpful information f
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JohnGfromDetroit
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San Antonio Missions Tour
We went to the San Antonio Missions tour, and had a great time! Mel was absolutely fantastic. We visited the 4
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The San Antonio Highlight Tour
We definitely enjoyed this tour. Very informative. Mel Davis is a great guide, knows her stuff! Rick and Rosi Gar
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Azygous333
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I'd take this tour again!
Michael, with San Antonio Detours, was outstanding! The tour of the missions (and of areas of the city like the Pea
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SAExplorers
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Great fun!
We are locals to San Antonio and were given the tour as a gift. Melissa our tour guide was fun, shared fun facts a
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Flyer269830
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San Antonio Missions
We visited the Missions. Very interesting history about early settlers in this area. The structures are mostly well
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jsherr0d
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Downtown
Beautiful place I love the atmosphere and great options of food and activities. I will definitely recommend to frie
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Colliemom01
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Michael is the bomb!
We had a great time touring San Antonio with a knowledgeable and fun guide!! Cannot recommend Michael enough. Do
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rmdev83
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Food, fun, and Michael
What a wonderful tour! I'm full of food, humor, and knowledge! Michael did a wonderful job of showing us around and
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Kieran K
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Michal is marvelous!!!!
We loved the tour with Mike! He was chock-full of interesting insights, absolutely charming and incredibly engaging
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Michael made the tour great!
Great tour with San Antonio Detours with Michael as our guide. Michael was informative, his commentary was educatio
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