Taxco is the heart of Mexico's silver and one of Mexico's Pueblos Mágicos "Magic Towns". It is a small city, with narrow, cobbled stone streets and full of silver jewelty workshops. On the way to Taxco we will stop by the City of Eternal Spring, Cuernavaca, visiting its colonial cathedral and 16th century murals.
This full day tour will combine a guided tour, giving you all the history and facts about the city, with free time for you to explore the city and check out the jewelry in the afternoon.
Departures from: Mexico City
Our tour takes us to Cuernavaca, the “City of Eternal Spring” where we will visit its magnificent cathedral.
We will continue to Taxco, the worlwide famous silver town that still preserves the charm of its picturesque streets and its exquisite Santa Prisca Church. Our tour concludes with a visit to a handcfrat workshop, where you will learn the traditional art of silversmithing.
Tour Length: 10 hours
Great tour for all ages!
** This tour includes pick up and drop off. (Check you hotel location)
THIS TOURS DEPARTS FROM MEXICO CITY.
Famous for its beautiful weather, Cuernavaca is a pretty colonial city just outside of Mexico's capital. We will visit Hernán Cortes's palace and the city's cathedral with its murals dating back to the 16th century.
We will take you to one of Taxco's famous silver workshops to see how they make their iconic jewelry. Whilst there, we will also have a Tequila and Mezcal tasting to get your taste buds firing!
Santa Prisca Church
Taxco's 18th century Baroque style church is a true piece of architectural beauty. Our guide will tell you all about the history of the church and the interesting alter pieces housed inside it.
Time to Explore
After lunch you will have free time to explore the streets of Taxco, taking in the scenery or buying silver jewelry from some of the finest craftsmen in Mexico.