WALKING / JOGGING TOUR OF ST. JOHN'S
Experience the oldest European settlement in North America.
St.John's, Newfoundland, Canada !
Tour the oldest European settlement in North America, the City of
St.John's accompanied by our award winning
guide's and entertainers as you experience many of the highlights the
historical city has to offer. Visit one of the most breath-taking views of
the rugged North American coastline as it rises to a vertical height of
570 feet above sea level, surrounding one of the most northern ice free
and well protected harbours in the world.
Your experience of the famous "City of Legends" will continue
as our professional, multilingual tour guides describe to you the history
of the such landmarks and structures as: · The Queen's Battery
· The Commissariat General's residence (restored to its 1835condition)
· The Anglican Cathedral
· The Roman Catholic Cathedral "The Basilica"
· Quidi Vidi
· The Rooms, Our New Newfoundland Museum, Archives and Art
· The Colonial Building (home of the first Full Responsible government
in North America)
· The Newfoundland War Memorial and Harbor Side Park (the landing
site of Sir Humphrey Gilbert). You tour can also view numerous other sites of historical interest on such
streets as Duckworth Street, Water Street, Military Road, Cathedral Street
and Harvey Road. Here a serious fire took place 1992 in the same
vicinity location as the Great Fire of 1892 which all but destroyed St. John's.
During your guided tour there will be numerous photographic opportunities,
so be sure to bring your camera.