Discover San Antonio on a luxury bus and enjoy the expert guidance and knowledge of a local driver. Visit the Alamo, Mission San Jose, Mission Concepcion and El Mercado as you load up on historical facts and tidbits.
Davy Crockett, Jim Bowie, William Barrett Travis and General Santa Anna all made their mark in history at the Alamo. Take a trip back in time and explore the place where many men fought for Texas in 1836. Located in the heart of the city, the Alamo is a great spot for photo opportunities and is certainly a highlight of the region.
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San Antonio Grand Tour
3 to 3.5 hours
9:00 am daily
Take this half day tour to The Alamo, Market Square, Mission Concepcion and Mission San Jose. The Alamo is the most famous spot in Texas - where Davy Crockett, Colonel William Barrett Travis, Jim Bowie and 186 others died fighting for independence on March 6, 1836, after repeated attacks from Mexican General Santa Anna. Originally established in 1718 as San Antonio's first mission, The Alamo is located in the heart of the city, inside beautifully landscaped grounds.
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The Alamo - The Cradle of Texas Liberty, established in 1718 as Mission San Antonio De Valero, the first of five missions built along the San Antonio River, where Davy Crockett, Jim Bowie, Colonel Travis and 186 valiant men sacrificed their lives fighting for Texas Independence. It has become one of the most popular tourist destinations in the United States. Walk through these hallowed grounds and see where these valiant hero's died.
Mission San Jose - Founded in 1720, San Jose became the largest of the Texas missions with up to 300 inhabitants at one time. It is now fully restored and showcases exquisite carvings on the church and the famous "Rose Window," renowned as one of the finest examples of Spanish Colonial art in the country.
Market Square - El Mercado - A visit to historic Market Square is a unique and exciting experience. From the famous 24-hour restaurant and bakery, Mi Tierra, to an outstanding art gallery and century-old pharmacy, this is a great place to shop for extraordinary gifts and souvenirs or to just relax. Visitors can browse the 32 shops at "El Mercado," as well as the 80 specialty shops in Farmers, Market Plaza.
Mission Concepcion - Visit Mission Concepcion and be transported back in time to the era of Spanish conquest, and experience the strength of the Friars who Christianized the Native Americans. Learn how the Spanish developed the mission system within the San Antonio area and how they and Native Americans lived and worked in the mission era. View the original frescoes still visible within the rooms of the mission. Mission Concepcion is the oldest unrestored stone church in America today, and it is still an active parish.
24 Hours Minimum Advance Booking Required. This tour includes hotel pick-up within the city of San Antonio.
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