Carmel Walks Tour Information

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.

Tours offered everyday 10:00-12:00