Rothmann Rothmann 
Talks and Tours


Nob Hill             San Francisco

San Francisco Tours

John F. Rothmann is a fourth generation San Franciscan and his first class luxury guided tours of San Francisco represent an exciting experience for visitors to get to know the "City by the Bay." Rothmann Talks and Tours offers a unique glimpse of San Francisco. John's unsurpassed knowledge and special stories have made his five star tours a must for those who want a one-of-a-kind exclusive and superior experience. Throughout the tour, John will provide fascinating commentary on the sights and will answer questions with a blend of charm, wit and expertise.

Weddings, milestone events, family vacations, Bar and Bat Mitzvah festivities, business trips, conventions, and groups will be treated to an unforgettable experience from a distinguished historian who is an amazing tour guide.  

The many benefits of our private tours for one total price, include:

  • The choice of pick-up and drop-off locations in San Francisco
  • Driver separate from tour guide
  • Beverages and snacks are provided complimentary for all tours.
  • Half Day Tours:  9:00 am - 12 noon & 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Full Day Tours:  10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Prices vary depending on number of participants and length of tour.

Contact Rothmann Talks and Tours  for more information.


On this tour get the inside story from the beginnings of San Francisco to today.  This is an exciting opportunity to see a special side of San Francisco and hear the stories behind the landmarks and neighborhoods of our amazing city.  Listed below is a sampling of what you might see on one of John's tours. When you make your reservation, John will create a tour customized to meet your specifications.

  • Pier 39
  • Golden Gate Park
  • Neighborhoods: Chinatown, North Beach, Haight Ashbury, Castro
  • China Beach, Ocean Beach
  • Aquatic Park
  • Coit Tower
  • Trans America Building
  • Saint Mary's Cathedral
  • Temple Emanu El
  • Union Square
  • Mission Dolores



A half-day tour of San Francisco is tailored to meet the needs of families with young children. It is designed to get kids excited about being in San Francisco. After the formal tour, John will help you construct a list of special places for your family to visit on your own during the rest of your vacation.