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Charleston Footprints Walking Tours

Opens in 13 min: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Charleston Footprints Walking Tours
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Enchanting historic Charleston comes alive on entertaining and informative walking tours with 7th-generation Charleston native Michael Trouche. Discover stunning architecture, glorious gardens, Civil and Revolutionary War sites, cobblestone streets...more
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108 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29401-2216
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All reviews michael trouche michael's tour two hours walking tour with michael great tour seventh generation personal anecdotes his knowledge hour tour holy city highly recommend his tour hour walk great introduction beautiful city historic district his passion come alive
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Michael was the best tour guide I have ever had. Michael knows his stuff (He grew up and has lived in Charleston his whole life)!! A true historian and story-teller. You will have a great time using Michael as your guide. His knowledge of history...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My parents and I took this tour last week and it was wonderful. Michael grew up in Charleston and has clearly spent an impressive amount of time studying its history. We learned lots of fun facts about the city and got to see some beautiful...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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chasfootprints, Owner at Charleston Footprints Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Theresa for joining me on the tour and for adding the review. I appreciate your business and your recommendation. Michael Trouche

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an enjoyable experience we had with Michael Trouche as our guide. As a lifelong Charlestonian, we not only saw all of the most important stops and learned their significance, we were treated to many off the beaten path locales and heard about his personal...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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chasfootprints, Owner at Charleston Footprints Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for adding the review. I appreciate your business and I hope that your visit to Charleston was very pleasant. Michael Trouche

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Michael was a great tour guide! Took us to all the major must-sees but also took us down some historic alley ways. Definitely covered everything. He added his own history as well and some medical History for me ( a Medical student). He has personal...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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chasfootprints, Owner at Charleston Footprints Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I appreciate your adding this review, and I do think having a personal history in Charleston gives me an advantage in the tours. Thanks again! Michael Trouche

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our tour with Michael. Good historical information, unusual tidbits about Charleston all told with great humor & theatrics. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank KK0324
chasfootprints, Owner at Charleston Footprints Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for recommending me, and I hope that you had a pleasant stay in Charleston. Michael Trouche

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our walking tour with Michael. Being a local, with family ties going back generations, he was a wealth of information. Michael shared personal stories along with fascinating history and architectural information that he has researched extensively. As a theater...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank NWadventuregal
chasfootprints, Owner at Charleston Footprints Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for adding the review. I hope that you had a wonderful visit to Charleston. Michael Trouche

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great way to start off your Charleston visit. Michael grew up in Charleston and he knows the ins and outs of the city. Great tour from a local. He’s able to go through neighborhoods that the horse and carriage rides can’t.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank KWindham
chasfootprints, Owner at Charleston Footprints Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review, and yes, walking does give those on the tour an advantage as far as places they can enter and enjoy. Michael Trouche

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Michael is a 7th generation Charlestonian, and Charleston is in his bones. This fast-paced 2-hour walking tour of the oldest parts of Charleston packs in history, architecture, current events, and a ton of fun. Michael even tells funny stories about himself. This tour earns a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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chasfootprints, Owner at Charleston Footprints Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Linda for the kind review. I am happy that you enjoyed my tour and I hope your visit to Charleston was very pleasant. Michael Trouche

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Can’t say enough positive things about Michael and this tour. Excellent guide with a highly knowledgeable guide. Michael spent his childhood in the most historical area of the city and that translates beautifully into the tour. Lively personality with the perfect mix of history and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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chasfootprints, Owner at Charleston Footprints Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Terry, I try to make the tour affordable because I often get family groups of five or more and I don't want to ruin their travel budget. I'm happy you enjoyed the tour. Michael Trouche

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed this walking tour on a recent anniversary trip to Charleston. Michael was a fantastic host, and he is clearly a local (at least 10 different residents came up to say hello or tell us we had the best guide...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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chasfootprints, Owner at Charleston Footprints Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks Ben for joining me on the tour, and it is good to have so many long time friends walk past the tour as we wander the city and show their Southern hospitality. Michael Trouche

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joannebents
June 23, 2018|
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Response from chasfootprints | Property representative |
I'm very sorry, but considering steps without ramps and difficult, tight cobblestone alleys, a wheelchair is not suitable for this tour. I would recommend, especially in this heat and humidity, the for someone in a... More
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Kristen C
June 15, 2018|
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Actually, a stroller can be a burden, as we go through some areas where it will have to be carried up and down steps and over some very bumpy cobblestones. I have found the a carrying harness such as the Baby Bjorn works far... More
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128catherinej
April 28, 2018|
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Response from chasfootprints | Property representative |
Thank you for the tour inquiry. The best way to sign up is on the Charleston Footprints website where there is a booking page that includes a calendar of available days and times. Michael Trouche
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