SF Free Tour: The Incredible Stories of San Francisco

Duration: 2h and 15min
Languages: English
Registered on October 25, 2017

The Free SF Tour is organized by people who fell in love with San Francisco. We would like to give a warm welcome to everyone who visits this amazing city to talk about its rich and illustrious history, it's secrets and paths less trodden! We are open and curious folks who enjoy meeting new friends from all over the world. We would like to make you feel as if a friend of yours is showing you around, but a friend with local insights and nous. Those who are familiar with the city and even locals can get surprised too – and in the past 3 years, many did! The tour takes 2-2½ hours. You'd barely notice the time as it's less walking and more fun facts and conversation so you never get tired or bored. Moreover, you will meet and chat with other open and fun people, fellow travelers, or curious locals. So whether you are in SF for just a few days or if you live there, join us on this free walking tour!

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Join our free tour and get ready for the most incredible stories of San Francisco.

We talk about the history of the city and today, you will hear stories of great personalities, influential women, gold miners and sailors, you will see places with ships buried underneath, you will visit secret terraces on the roofs and you will get tips and tricks for the city.

We are passionate about our city: with Free SF Tour you will not hear dry facts or simply be given a landmark. We have stories to tell at every step of our journey.

The tour runs through all of downtown San Francisco: Chinatown, Financial District (there will be buried ships!), Embarcadero.

At the end of the tour, a surprise awaits you: a comprehensive guide to everything San Francisco is: where to go, what to see, where to eat and drink, plus tips and tricks for the city.

Free SF Tour runs every day, rain or shine! See you at 10 in Union Square at the corner of Post and Powell Street (Orange Flag Free SF Tour).

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  • Meeting point:
    391 Post St, San Francisco, CA 94108,...
    391 Post St, San Francisco, CA 94108, USA
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    Union Square, near the Red Heart, at the corner of Post and Powell Street

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Olivia 01 Oct 2022
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Travelled in couple - Sep 2022

Our guide spoke of SF's story with such passion that we ended up loving it all. 100% recommended!

Tina 25 Sep 2022
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Travelled alone - Sep 2022

Peter is so passionate about the city... it's impossible to not enjoy the tour with him!

anonymous 18 Sep 2022
San Francisco
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Travelled in group - Sep 2022

Filip totally made us fall in love with SF by sharing his own passion for the city and talking about it honestly and in a fun way. One of the best guides we've ever had!

Ivan 13 Sep 2022
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Travelled in group - Aug 2022

Filip was a perfect guide, he helped you a lot because he had Yugoslav roots, so we got along better in our common language. Tour is very well designed and very intere...

Lino 13 Sep 2022
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Travelled in couple - Sep 2022

Probably the best free tour I ever took. Filip was great

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Who is this tour for?

Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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