Taxco, well known worldwide for its quality silver mines and shops, is included among Mexico City's most important and beautiful surrounding towns. In the past few years, tourism in this are has grown exponentially, you don't want to miss it! You will also have the opportunity to see and buy art pieces from Mexican artisans.
Cuernavaca, on the other side, is known for its great weather and named the city of the "Eternal Spring". Colonial churches and government buildings make up this town beautiful that is constantly attracting tourists and expats.
Take a full-day trip out of Mexico City to admire Taxco, a unique colonial town famous for its silver works. You’ll start this trip in Downtown Mexico City and then you will take a scenic drive to Cuernavaca, "The City of the Eternal Spring.”
In Cuernavaca you will take a look to the Cathedral. It’s a building of the 16th century, which makes it one of the oldest cathedrals in the whole country. Our sightseeing tour includes the Palacio de Cortés, which building was ordered by Hernán Cortés in the immediate years of Mexico’s conquest. You’ll also get a view of the monument to Morelos, military insurgent and Mexican patriot, who organized and was the architect of the second stage of the War of Independence in Mexico.
Later, this tour will head to Taxco, a colonial city with hundreds of years of history. The city is nestled on a hillside with winding cobblestone streets, tile roofed buildings, cozy squares and a strong Old World ambiance that has survived through hundreds of years.
Visit one of Mexico’s grandest churches, Santa Prisca. It was built in 1759 by French immigrant Jose de la Borda who literally stumbled upon a huge silver spring.
Palace of Fine Arts, Mexico City
Starting Time : 8:50 AM
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