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Carmel's famous 2-hour walking tour. Discover secret pathways, courtyards, gardens, fairytale cottages, homes & haunts of artists, writers & movie stars. Experience the spirit, characters and customs that make Carmel unique!
Feel the presence of early artists and artisans who created this beautiful hamlet – the perfect vehicle for creative expression.
Hear the words of California’s poet Robinson Jeffers, Feminist Mary Austin or Nobel Winner John Steinbeck as you are introduced to the locations that inspired them so.
Delight in the charms of storybook cottages, the work of famous architects Bernard Maybeck and Charles Sumner Greene, as you meander through fragrant gardens, hidden pathways, and artistically & aesthetically pleasing courtyards and neighborhoods often missed by most visitors.
Meet some of today’s creative geniuses while touring their amazing studios of world renowned photography and fine art.
Hear the rollicking stories of Carmel’s early days including today’s famous residents such as Clint Eastwood & Doris Day.
Inhale the aromas and fragrances of the shops and restaurants as you leisurely stroll through the dozens of fascinating venues.
It’s a treasure at every footstep! Your tour is led by passionate “Carmelites” who look forward to making your visit an extraordinary one.
HWY 1 north or south take the Ocean Ave, to downtown Carmel, find parking (take into account tour is 2 hours). Tour starts at the outdoor courtyard of the Pine Inn in the corner of Lincoln and Ocean