Carmel-by-the-Sea's Fairytale Houses: A Self-Guided Walking Tour

Monterey, United States
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What To Expect

Are you looking for a way to see Carmel’s famous Comstock Cottages without joining a tour group? Explore at your own pace with this affordable audio tour.

• See 11 fairytale cottages, and find out about architect Hugh Comstock, who married a dollmaker here in the 1920s
• Hear from producer Lynn Momboisse who co-authored a book about Carmel's historic homes
• Do it all in 40 minutes or linger at stops along the way with complete control over when you start and finish
• Get unlimited use before your booking date and after it
• Use the virtual tour option at home

Once you’ve booked, you’ll receive a ticket with instructions and a unique code listed under “Before You Go”. Then simply install the VoiceMap app and enter your code.

The app displays directions to the starting point, and when you’re in the right place, just pop in your headphones and tap start. VoiceMap has automatic GPS playback, with turn-by-turn directions. It also works offline.

Please note that this is a hilly walk.

What to remember

Important info

Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller. Service animals allowed. Public transportation options are available nearby. Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap. Suitable for all physical fitness levels

What's included
Lifetime access to Fairy Tale Houses of Carmel-by-the-Sea tour. VoiceMap Application. Offline access to audio, maps, and geodata
What's not included
Smartphone. Transportation. Food/Drink. Tickets or entrance fees to any museums or other attractions en route
Cancellation Policy
Unfortunately, our partner's policy does not allow us to refund, cancel or change this booking.
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Meeting Point

Before arrival, please install the VoiceMap mobile app and use the code provided on your confirmation ticket. This is a self-guided audio tour that you can start, pause, or restart at any time and complete at your own pace. Detailed starting point instructions are available after downloading.