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Charleston Sole Walking Tours

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“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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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 highly recommend brian hour tour his knowledge two hours small group his passion history teacher ask questions come alive bring water great city an excellent guide great introduction
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whenever we visit a new city, we love to start with a walking tour and get a feel for the area and all it has to offer. So, on our trip to Charleston, we started off with the Charleston Sole Walking Tour. We met our...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Bitsy822
Reviewed 3 weeks 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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Gooddog2
Reviewed 4 weeks 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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kit-Gaynor B
Reviewed 4 weeks 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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank amy p
Reviewed 5 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

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 21, 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Madeline W
Reviewed October 20, 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank CameronW1172
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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Amos6022
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

Date of experience: September 2018
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!

Date of experience: August 2018
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July 3, 2017|
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Response from oib1 | Reviewed this property |
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