Graffiti Tour in Santa Marta Old City

Explore Santa Marta’s artistic streets and let its urban art and graffiti show you a different side of the city.


3 hours

Tour Type

Private Tour

Guaranteed departure




Join us in a Graffiti tour in Santa Marta! Walk around the heart of the city and see its most important cultural spots. Visit the Route of Murals, a project dedicated to transform Santa Marta’s alleys into an outdoor museum. So, to recover some streets of the historical center, the artists gave life to the city through art and culture.

Learn with our guide about urban art and the real importance of this cultural expression to Latin America or Colombia. Also, as part of the tour, enjoy a refreshing typical juice.

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  • A walk to the Murals Route, the main graffiti path
  • A quick but informative lesson about cultural and social importance of urban art
  • A refreshing local juice
  • A visit inside La Trastienda art gallery and lab
  • Wider perspectives of the city through urban art expression

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If you are into knowing the cities’ hidden sides, their art sites and cultural characters of a place, this graffiti tour is the right fit for you!

Meet a bolder side of Santa Marta by walking along some of the most important streets of its downtown, and let the local guide explain you how the city is trying to transform and face some of its issues through artistic and cultural projects.

The tour will start at your hotel, where you’ll meet the local guide. From there you will head to downtown and you’ll start walking around streets until getting to the Murals Route in Calle 18, where picturesque pieces of street art paintings will be seen. You’ll get to see some Colombian and Latin American authors. Our expert local guide will explain you firstly how through these paintings, artists or activists have tried to make statements about their perspectives of the country’s reality. The best example is the very same Murals Route due to a remarkable social project which objective is to encourage young locals to participate and express their identity by using urban art and graffiti.

Visit later La Trastienda, a cultural artistic laboratory which creates learning spaces and temporary exhibitions for artists, claiming that new forms of living and treasuring cultural legacy are possible.

Finally, learn about some important authors and their aesthetics, and enjoy a refreshing Colombian typical juice tasting stop, as our guide gives you the last insights and further recommendations of things to do, sites that are worth-visiting and more.

We want you to remember this quick but quite complete tour that will be a perfect bridge for you to keep enjoying Santa Marta.


  • Gran Colombia Tours Guide
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • All-risk insurance
  • Extra purchases

Additional Information

🟡 Be aware this tour is walking

🟡 Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

🟡 If you have a layover in Santa Marta, please select the airport or the cruise ship terminal as a pick-up point for the layover tour

🟡 Don’t forget your camera

🟡 Bring comfortable shoes and water. Keep hydrating constantly and use sunscreen

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