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Charleston Sole Walking Tours

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“sole”(104 reviews)
“brian's tour”(38 reviews)
“brian simms”(22 reviews)
Hi, my name is Brian Simms and I am a 10th generation Charlestonian. Our All About Charleston tour features the history, culture and architecture of the area. We will stroll the streets and alleyways of the "Holy City" while sharing stories along...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
122 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401-2103
+1 843-364-8272
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All reviews sole brian's tour brian simms great tour hour tour highly recommend this tour two hours his knowledge small group his passion history teacher ask questions come alive an excellent guide great city great introduction rich history
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Brian SImms took our group of 6 on a walking tour of Charleston. His love of Charleston’s rich history comes to life when talks about it. He is fully engaged in showing the city and weaving the history as you walk the town. He puts...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Brian, our guide for this walking tour, was the best guide I've ever had. We were on a 2 hour walking tour on a slightly cold, gray and dismal morning in Charleston but he was so upbeat, knowledgeable and informative the weather didn't matter. We...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank HistoryLover2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fin was our tour guide. He has more than 30 years of experience as a teacher/administrator and it showed. He was very informative and really brought the city to life. I feel like I learned more than I would have on a horse tour because...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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CharlestonSole, Owner at Charleston Sole Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We thank you for your review. We do welcome persons of all ages, but we are not filled with children. The majority of our groups are adults. Please call me directly at 843-364-8272 with any questions about the tour. Brian Simms Proprietor & Operator

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The tour was fun, personal and informative. The information was broad and told a story; the sites were well chosen and not rushed. We had a great time, even in the rain.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Robert H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fin was an incredibly well-informed and entertaining tour guide. This was the second walking tour we've taken when visiting Charleston and it didn't disappoint!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Marian111454
Reviewed February 10, 2019

We enjoyed this tour very much, and Brian was a wealth of knowledge. The history of Charleston is intriguing, and he did a great job bringing this to light. We recommend this tour.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank sals4
Reviewed January 27, 2019

My brother recommended this tour to me and it did not disappoint. Fin was a fantastic guide and we enjoyed every minute. Fin is extremely knowledgeable and friendly which makes for the perfect guide. He literally transported us back to historic Charleston. Highly, highly recommend.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank superflysweet
Reviewed January 24, 2019

Brian was an outstanding tour guide! He is very knowledgeable, enthusiastic and friendly. He answered all our questions with a smile. It’s clear he is a favorite with the locals too. We encountered several local people on the streets who seemed to be very fond...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank thecajungent
Reviewed January 11, 2019

Their are many walking tours to choose from in Charleston. I'm sure they are all very good and hard to miss on choosing any of them. We took this tour with Bryan January 9th and it was a windy but beautiful day. Bryan's knowledge of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank 165SteveS
Reviewed January 3, 2019 via mobile

My family and I (including a 10 and 12 yo) always like to start a visit to a new town with a guided walking tour, and hands down this guided walking tour was the best we have been part of. Many tours we have done...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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July 3, 2017|
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Response from CharlestonSole | Property representative |
December 25, 2016|
Response from CharlestonSole | Property representative |
Wonderful! My associate Fin smith will be giving the tours for the next two days, as I am doing private tours. He is excellent and has great reviews. I am then available Wednesday and Friday and Sat morning. We have the 10am... More
November 15, 2016|
Response from CharlestonSole | Property representative |
I am so sorry for your dissapointment. I apologize if I did not mention Fin doing the tour. He has been my associate for two years. He is not mentioned in recent reviews because he has been out of town for three weeks... More