Experience, first hand, the birth of European civilization in the Americas. The first cathedral, paved road, university, hospital…
Experience the history, natural beauty, colonial architecture and rich traditions of Santo Domingo on this full-day sightseeing tour from Punta Cana. Travel by comfortable coach with your professional local guide to some of the city’s most magnificent sites. You’ll tour the UNESCO World Heritage-designated Colonial Zone and check out what was once known as Hispaniola. The Cathedral of Santa Maria la Menor and the Columbus Lighthouse, as well as other well-known spots. This is the perfect tour for travelers who want to experience the history and highlights of Santo Domingo—all in a single day!
We’re giving YOU the opportunity to experience, first hand, the birth of European civilization in the Americas. The first cathedral, paved road, university, hospital, stone home, tavern, etc are all located within a 16 block radius in Santo Domingo’s Colonial Zone or “Old City”
From Punta Cana, you head west through rolling sugar cane fields until we reach the Dominican Republic’s capital city. Now, you’re in the thick of it, witnessing everyday life for millions of Dominicans; your walled-off resort is far from this reality.