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Taxco and Cuernavaca: Full-Day Tour from Mexico City

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Explore Cuernavaca, the City of Eternal Spring, and Taxco, Mexico’s Silver City, on a full-day tour. See the 500-year-old Palace of Cortés in Cuernavaca, and enjoy a walk along the cobblestone streets of Taxco, visiting some of its silver workshops.

Highlights

  • Tour the lovely colonial city of Cuernavaca, and see the palace and cathedral
  • Explore the cobblestone streets of Taxco and visit silver workshops
  • See Santa Prisca Church, an 18th-century Baroque architectural beauty in Mexico’s Silver City

Description

Taxco is at the heart of Mexico’s silver region and one of the country’s pueblos magicos, or magic towns. Explore its cobblestone streets and visit some its silver jewelry shops. On the way to Taxco you’ll make a stop in Cuernavaca to admire its colonial architecture. This full-day excursion combines a guided tour of Taxco, providing history and facts about the Silver City with free time for you to explore the city and check out the beautiful silver jewelry in the afternoon. Cuernavaca, noted for its wonderful climate, is a pretty colonial city not far from the Mexican capital. Stop to see the Palace of Cortés and also the city's cathedral that features murals dating back to the 16th century. Taxco is renowned for silver and you’ll visit one of the top silver workshops to see how the famous jewelry is made. On this stop you’ll be offered tastes of tequila and mescal to try out these popular drinks made from cactus. See Santa Prisca Church, an architectural masterpiece built in the 18th century. Your guide will tell you about the history of the church and its interesting altarpiece. After lunch you’ll have time to explore Taxco on your own, taking in the stunning street scenes or buying silver jewelry from some of the finest craftsmen in Mexico.

Includes

Transportation Bilingual guide Travel Insurance Local Liquors Tasting

Important Information

  • Comfortable shoes, a sun hat, and sunblock are recommended. You may also want to bring money for food and souvenirs.

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