A sightseeing combo, tour of the Old San Juan and the Bacardi Factory. Be ready to experience an incredible journey into Puerto Rican architecture and the history of the rum industry. Travel back in time to discover one of the world’s best preserved Spanish colonial cities which has remained intact for the past 500 years seeped with fascinating history, culture and our Spanish heritage.
Travel back in time by walking through Fort San Cristobal and the grounds of Fort San Felipe Del Morro (the oldest structure within the US National Parks). Learn the history of the largest fortification built by the Spanish in the New World and how these forts defended the entrance of the San Juan bay from land attacks by the Dutch, English, pirates and new colonial states.
In Old San Juan you will visit the capitol building, the San Juan cathedral, plazas, churches, cemetery, hotels, restaurants, museums and shopping areas. The visit to the Bacardi Factory (known as the rum cathedral) defines why Puerto Rico is called the Rum Capital of the World. You will enjoy a guided tour of the grounds and the Bacardi plant which is considered the world’s largest rum distillery, processing over 10,000 gallons daily. Learn all about the interesting rum making process.