Literary Tour of Cartagena

Cartagena, Colombia

Enjoy a tour of the colourful city of old town Cartagena, through the eyes and palate of one of its greatest artists, Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Best known for his book 100 years of solitude, Gabriel was a winner of the Nobel prize for literature.

Behind the colourful walls of Cartagena, discover centuries of history, culture and flavours stirred by the fusion of Spanish, African slaves and migrants of 19th century. Discover the cultures that inspired much of the work of Gabriel García Márquez, one of Colombia's literary heroes.

During this 4-hour walking tour, visit nine of this beloved writer's favourite places. Taste traditional Caribbean food, referenced in literary works by “Gabo” as you listen to the stories of the people who knew him and his work. End your culinary adventure in the 17th century building that was the setting for the story of impossible love of Mary Servant of All Angels and Father Cayetano Delaura.

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