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San Antonio Missions UNESCO World Heritage Site Tour

216 East Crockett Street , Alamo Plaza Stonewall, TX 78671
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San Antonio Missions UNESCO World Heritage Site Tour
Detail The entire experience lasts approximately 3.5 hours.
Detail Hotel Pick Up & Drop Off is Included *View Details
Detail Appropriate for All Ages
Detail Handicap Accessible
Detail Both Cameras and Video Cameras are Permitted
San Antonio Missions UNESCO World Heritage Site Tour Schedule Schedule
San Antonio Missions UNESCO World Heritage Site Tour
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San Antonio Missions UNESCO World Heritage Site Tour Photos (31)
The image shows visitors around an old stone mission with a distinctive dome and bell tower surrounded by trees under a clear skyThe image shows visitors around an old stone mission with a distinctive dome and bell tower surrounded by trees under a clear skyThe image shows visitors around an old stone mission with a distinctive dome and bell tower surrounded by trees under a clear skyThe image shows visitors around an old stone mission with a distinctive dome and bell tower surrounded by trees under a clear sky

As one of the most historic cities in the country, San Antonio is seeped in culture and tales of the past, making a motorcoach tour / historical tour a great way to experience it. On the San Antonio Missions UNESCO World Heritage Site Tour, visitors will enjoy learning about the missions of the past and their impact on San Antonian culture of the modern day. Set off on this adventure to learn about five sites that made up a huge part of San Antonio's intriguing past. 

During this Grayline tour, guests will enjoy 3.5 hours of interesting history. See the different mission sites as well as watch the award-winning 'Gente de Razon' film. See the Rose Window and the irrigation system, Espada Aqueduct & Acequia. During the tour, you will also be able to hear live and recorded narrated history about the Spanish Missions and San Antonio. 

Comprised of four different missions plus the Alamo, the San Antonio Missions UNESCO World Heritage Site is brimming with historical significance. At these missions, the San Antonian culture - derived from Catholicism and dedication to the Spanish crown - truly began to blossom into its own set of cultural beliefs. The missions were sites where the Spanish set out to colonize, meaning the first settlers of San Antonio visited these religious sites. There are remains to learn about at the sites including: 

  • Architectural & Archaeological Structures
  • Farmlands
  • Cattle Grounds
  • Residences
  • Churches
  • Workshops including Kilns, Wells, Walls, and Water Distribution Systems

During your time at the San Antonio Missions, you will be entranced with a variety of unique demonstrations and learn all about the cultures interwoven into San Antonian culture: Catholicism, Spanish rule, Coahuiltecan inhabitants, and more. Since these missions were created in the 18th century, this is a great place to get a unique look into the past from its architectural wonders to its cultural and religious significance. The missions that make up the site include:

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 Stop at  Mission Concepci√≥n
At the first stop, guests will be able to explore the gorgeous grounds of Mission Concepcion. This historic place is beautiful and guests will be able to see the original frescos and hear the history of the mission.
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 Stop at  Mission San Jos√©
With a visit to this unique mission, visitors will learn all about the life of nomadic hunters and their impact on the mission. Along the way, they will be able to explore both the sprawling grounds as well as the inside of the church itself. It also includes a viewing of a short award-winning film.
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 Stop at  Mission Espada
You will also enjoy a quick stop at Mission Espada. Here, guests will be able to explore the grounds as well as the church. It is a quick look into history that is sure to be interesting.
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 Stop at  Mission San Juan
This quick stop allows guests to learn about Mission San Jose and its irrigation and agriculture. This unique mission has many beautiful things to discover, and your knowledgeable guide will help you get a quick overview of it.

If you enjoy history, San Antonio, TX is a great place to go. Be sure to embark upon the San Antonio Missions UNESCO World Heritage Sites Tour! Learn about four different missions in the San Antonio River Basin and gain new insight on the wonders of San Antonio's past. 

Frequently Asked Questions for San Antonio Missions UNESCO World Heritage Site Tour:
  • What methods of transportation does the San Antonio Missions UNESCO World Heritage Site Tour use?
    Grayline bus.
  • Approximately how long does the San Antonio Missions UNESCO World Heritage Site Tour last?
    It lasts approximately 3.5 hours.
  • For what ages is the tour appropriate?
    Great for all ages!
  • Will there be time allotted for dining on the San Antonio Missions UNESCO World Heritage Site Tour?
    No. Be sure to eat breakfast or lunch beforehand.
  • Is photography / video recording allowed on the San Antonio Missions UNESCO World Heritage Site Tour?
    Yes.
  • Is transportation to the departure location available for the San Antonio Missions UNESCO World Heritage Site Tour?
    Yes, hotel transportation is provided by the Grayline.

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