Discover the historic city of San Juan and visit the Bacardi Rum distillery, Casa Bacardi. Take a guided tour of Casa Bacardi, taste their rum in a welcome cocktail and purchase some souvenirs at the shop. Continue on a guided drive, leaving the town of Cataño to Old San Juan. Here we will do an express driving tour through some of the most popular streets and Plazas in town where you will have approximately 45 minutes to browse around, takes pictures, shop or enjoy a quick lunch before returning to your ship or hotel.
Travel across the Port of San Juan to the world's largest rum distillery to get up-close looks at the fascinating process of converting sugarcane into delicious rum. Head inside the Casa Bacardi Visitors Center to learn how this world-famous distillery went from being a tiny producer in 1862 to a rum-making powerhouse. See reproductions of the original equipment, check out old advertising, and learn about the history of Bacardi’s delicious spirits. Your tour includes a commemorative Bacardi cup as well and a refreshing welcome cocktail. Stop at the gift shop to browse a selection of exclusive Bacardi merchandise and liquors you can't find anywhere else. After your tour, walk out onto the pavilion in the shape of Bacardi’s famous bat logo and enjoy panoramic views of Old San Juan before your driver takes you into the Old Town.
Afterwards, you will visit Old San Juan - one of the best-preserved Spanish colonial cities in the world, and the oldest settlement in Puerto Rico. The entire city is a National Historic Preservation site. Included in the trip is an express tour through some of the most popular streets such as Cristo and Fortaleza street and the Plazas around, with time to take pictures. At the end of the tour, you will have about 45 minutes to either visit a fort, go shopping or have a quick lunch before returning to your hotel or cruise ship.