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Address: Muelle de Alfonso XII, Cartagena, Spain

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Good way to get a feel for the place

Always find these bus tours a good way to get a feel for a place and check out where you would like to spend more time - actually most interest is in the main centre and shopping... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 December 2016
Limassol, Cyprus
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Merrijig, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Friendly helpful bus driver made sure we got the best deal we were entitled to. Head sets & map provided. Great dialogue along the whole route. Highly recommend this to visitors.

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Limassol, Cyprus
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Always find these bus tours a good way to get a feel for a place and check out where you would like to spend more time - actually most interest is in the main centre and shopping area so didn't find it as interesting as some

Thank Batista012
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Very deceiving. Driver unfriendly and made us get off bus at end. We were told we could stay on to see the ALL sights that we missed the first go round. It is NOT worth the time or money!!

2 Thank Pam T
Swansea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Always try to get on a city tour bus if new to the area. Gives a good view of what's where. This wasn't disappointing. Earphones were great and volume worked really well. Coming from someone hard of hearing that says enough. Gave really good information on different aspects and interests around the city. Would recommend

1 Thank Coral B
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Having travelled on tour buses in other cities, I have found this a good way to learn about places quickly whilst visiting for a short break. The Cartagena tour bus was very disappointing, we would have been as well just catching a normal bus into town. My headphones didn't work so I had to share with my husband, the commentary... More 

4 Thank Martin B
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

I couldn't hear the commentary very well over the noise of the engine, so I missed out on some of what we were looking at. You don't see any must-see sights, but good for a general look around the city.

2 Thank L3K
Torrevieja, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

The bus stops at the Port area well signed and at an information kiosk. 7Euro for the tour that takes about 40mins. You are given earphones by the driver and the guidance is given in four languages. English, French, Spanish and German. An informative tour with a couple of stops to see any sights and jump on the next bus.... More 

3 Thank Alan F
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

Very good headphones worked good commentry only thing wrong only had one stop. Had we realised where this stopmwas ( at Castle) we would have got off. We then had to walk uphill back to castle! Only 7€ good value.

1 Thank Sue M
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

The sound quality of the headsets wasn't great as the music between commentary was much louder than the commentary and frequent adjustment of the volume was required! Not very many stops to get off and do things, however i found the tour interesting as it allowed us to see different parts of cartagena that i had not seen before. Good... More 

1 Thank Liam F
sandown, isle of wight
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

If you are visiting here for the first time these buses are very helpful once you are on it you soon realise that you could have walked to most of the places, having said that the bus ride was fine and we found the staff at the ticket office very helpful

3 Thank willoiow

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