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Old Vallarta, Puerto Vallarta

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#3 of 8 in Historic Sites in Puerto Vallarta
Wander the picturesque cobbled streets of Old Vallarta, and take in its historic cultural atmosphere. Observe quaint hotels and homes, restaurants and bars in the neighborhood, which makes the perfect place to amble with a loved one and enjoy the amorous ambiance. Walking can be steep at times, so don’t forget to bring some water with you. Keep your eyes peeled for the house Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton used when they were filming Tennessee Williams’ "Night of the Iguana." Using our custom trip planner, Puerto Vallarta attractions like Old Vallarta can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Start with a walk on the Malecon, where there is a magnificent view of the sea. Here you will find many good restaurants and shops. Then, go for a walk through the quaint streets of Old town, where there are also many shops and restaurants.
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  • Very quaint. So much history was shared by our driver. The views are amazing and the people are warm and friendly.  more »
  • Great area for pleasure walk and to pick up trinkets. The people of Vallarta are wonderful and welcoming!  more »
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