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Charleston Sole Walking Tours

Closes in 18 min: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Charleston Sole Walking Tours
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About
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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122 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401-2103
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed March 22, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I and our close friends drove up from Florida for the weekend and took Brian's Saturday morning tour. Brian is so well informed about the history of his beloved city. His enthusiasm, knowledge and friendliness made for a great tour! We highly...More

4  Thank Donna L
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed July 6, 2012

We ended up leaving the tour thirty-five minutes early. We had never been to Charleston and were really excited about this tour. When we realized we had walked barely walked a few blocks and seen very little (although Brian did take us for a "bathroom...More

2  Thank luvmarissa
Management response:Responded July 7, 2012

I am so sorry for your disappointment in the tour. Reading this, I would probably not take my tour. Some days I get a little more into certain areas than other days and need to be conscious of my time and ground we have covered....More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Our tour guide was Brian. The weather was iffy and the others booked for the tour canceled so it was just my husband and I. Brian knows his city so well, the information he shared was overwhelming. Many locals stopped him to say hello, very...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had Finn as our guide. Absolutely brilliant. Not only was he really knowledgeable he clearly loves this town and was able to make us share his enthusiasm. A very generous two hours and great fun as well as enhancing our understanding of this really...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brian was an excellent tour guide and we learned lots on our tour. He was very down to earth and it was great to walk to lots of Charleston sites. My husband originally was not pleased that I booked a walking tour, but he ended...More

Thank amy p
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This walking tour of historic Charleston was, hands down, the highlight of my visit to the area. Fin was a walking almanac of all things Charleston (with plenty of expertise into other cities to boot), and his weave of factual knowledge and riveting narrative truly...More

Thank cptraveler44
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our family had the wonderful experience of walking the city with Finn. He was a wealth of knowledge about all aspects of the city and told the stories in a warm and engaging manner! The city is beautiful, but the context that Finn provided made...More

Thank Madeline W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Brian is an exception tour guide whose knowledge and passion for what he is talking about shines through. I am a big history geek and really appreciated the depth of his knowledge. He is friendly, charming, and strikes up a great rapport. Highly recommended

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Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I always enjoy hearing about the history of all the cities we travel too, and doing a walking tour always seems like the best way to experience the culture. Brian was our tour guide, and we thank him for taking us on...More

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Reviewed September 24, 2018

This was my second tour with Charleston Sole. Brian and Finn are excellent guides! Both are so knowledgeable, informative and easy to interact with. Charleston is such a special place and having someone who not only has a wealth of information (which has been researched...More

Thank MHGadsden
Reviewed August 23, 2018

Fin was an exceptional tour guide. A former History teacher he was incredibly detailed and enthusiastic about Charleston and its history. Highly recommended for anyone looking to get more information on this tremendous city. Fin may be the best tour guide I ever experienced!

Thank matthewrmazza
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Awesome tour... Brian was definitely knowledgeable about the city, and kept the tour not only informative but entertaining as well. This was the first thing I did when I got into Charleston, and it gave me a great basis on where to go within the...More

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HBINDC
July 3, 2017|
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December 25, 2016|
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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
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sjhdhh
November 15, 2016|
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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
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