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3-Hour San Francisco Victorian Houses Tour with Exclusive Access to a Private Painted Lady - Escorted Day Tour

See SF from a different angle in this Victorian San Francisco walking tour, focussing on the stunning period architecture that defines its style. You’ll spend half a day with a local guide whose expertise in Victorian architecture will bring buildings like the Queen Anne Hotel and the Painted Ladies to life. The highlight an exclusive, look inside a private mansion that contains an amazing collection of Victoriana.

Anyone with an interest in architecture or the Victorian history of San Francisco will love this walking tour with a twist. Our San Francisco Victorian Houses tour gives you an in-depth view of the city’s most beautiful houses with a local expert.

You'll join your guide and small group of no more than 20 people at Lafayette Park. Beginning with a stroll past some of San Francisco’s most beautiful facades, your guide will tell you the history of the area and pause to point out the magnificent Spreckels Mansion. You’ll also get an opportunity to take pictures of the panoramic view of San Francisco Bay.

Passing some of the famous Row Houses, you'll learn what it's like living in them today then get your first peek behind closed doors as your Victorian mansions tour takes you into the lobby of the Queen Anne Hotel. Built in 1890, it’s one of the most famous buildings to survive the 1906 earthquake and its interior is a stunning example of Victorian interior design.

Now for the highlight of your San Francisco Victorian Houses Tour: special access to a privately owned Victorian mansion where you’ll enjoy a guided tour by the home's eccentric owner, featuring an impressive collection of Victorian trinkets and curiosities. No other San Francisco City tour has this privilege.

Finally, the tour ends at the top of Alamo Square, where the "Painted Ladies" row houses stand as one of the emblems of San Francisco. You’ll have time to snap the perfect picture of these colorful homes from the very best vantage point and learn why they have become so famous.

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  • 3 hour escorted tour
  • Local expert guide
  • Visit inside exclusive private mansion
  • Small group of no more than 20 people

  • Walk San Francisco's most beautiful streets and learn about the Victorian homes along them with a local expert in Victorian architecture
  • Step inside the lobby of the iconic Queen Anne Hotel, which looks like a time capsule from 1890
  • Enjoy an exclusive guided tour of a mystery private mansion whose owner has lovingly restored its impressive rooms

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Rate is land only and per person, subject to availability, based on a Small Group Walking Tour. There are no hotels included in services. Blackout dates may apply. Child rate available upon request. Exclusions apply including gratuities to guide and hotel pick up/drop off; inquire for full list of exclusions. Please note that the tour meeting time is 15 minutes prior to the start time. No refunds or re-bookings can be provided for late arrivals or no shows after tour commencement or departure. Order of sites visited is subject to change. Additional terms and conditions apply.

Note: This is a DAY TOUR with no hotel accommodations included. Price may vary by date of travel and currency rate fluctuations; please inquire for the best prices for your preferred travel dates.
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