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Address: Carmel, CA 93921
Phone Number: +1 831-223-4399
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Interesting walk

We enjoyed our walk around Carmel especially because we didn't take the touristy roads. Our guide took us through all the secret hideaways in Carmel and showed us the history and... read more

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5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
sneha138
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San Francisco, California
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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our walk around Carmel especially because we didn't take the touristy roads. Our guide took us through all the secret hideaways in Carmel and showed us the history and art about the place. It was wonderful!

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Gael G, Owner at Carmel Walks, responded to this review

Thanks for joining us and sharing your thoughts.We hope to share my wonder with you again someday. All smiles, Gael More 

Naperville, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Great tour - have been coming to Carmel for 20 years & learned things I didn't know. Very informative & educational but also fun.

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CarmelWalks, Owner at Carmel Walks, responded to this review

Thanks for joining us and taking time to share your comment. We hope to see you again.... All thanks & smiles, Gael Gallagher/ owner /guide More 

Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Everything was lovely. We moved at a good pace and saw many alleyways and pathways that were beautifully decorated with plants, pottery, and other items of interest. Our guide was well informed and truly enjoyed the walk with us. We visited art galleries. My favorite was the artist studio who was doing bronze statues in various sizes from small to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Gail was very passionate and knowledgeable and what's more - fun. Great way to learn about the history and architecture as well as get to wander through secret alleyways and charming courtyards you would never find. Definitely recommend this tour!

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Rocklin, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

totally enjoyable trip. Loved everything about it. Gail the guide was great as was the wine walk and the Normandy Inn

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Gael G, Owner at Carmel Walks, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your thoughts. We are glad to have been part of your wonderful visit! More 

Lambertville, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

My husband and I both thought this tour was the best way to start a visit to Carmel. The guide presented the history and changes that developed over the last 100 years. It was fun, pleasant and helped us understand the nooks and crannies of this incredible town.Our guide, Kelly, grew up here and really knew the history and gave... More 

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Gael G, Owner at Carmel Walks, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing! I am very pleased to have Kelly as one of my excellent guides. We strive to enhance your visit at Carmel Walks. Thanks again for letting me and others know that Kelly did exactly that for you. Thanks again... More 

Los Angeles
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Very knowledgeable and personable guide. We now appreciate the history, architecture, and artists of Carmel more than before our tour.

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Oklahoma City
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Best guided tour I have ever experienced. Gael was so knowledgeable and showed a passion and enthusiasm that was contagious. Gael was extraordinary.

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Gael G, Owner at Carmel Walks, responded to this review

Wow! So glad you enjoyed a peak at the charms of Carmel. An interactive interested audience makes all the difference too! It was a pleasure walking with you! All thanks and smiles Gael More 

Truckee, California
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Very informative and a nice afternoon walk before dinner! :) Our session went about 30 minutes long.

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Gael G, Owner at Carmel Walks, responded to this review

Thanks for joining us! We have so many wonderful things to share the walk sometimes goes overtime. Sounds like it was worth it. We appreciate your comment More 

Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Great overview of Carmel with personal touch. Guide was knowledgeable and friendly. Got to see areas we wouldn't venture to on our own.

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Thank you so much. We are glad to provide a personal touch to your visit. More 

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