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  • Location: Mexico City, Mexico
  • Duration:  10 hours (approx.)

Soak up the perfect climate of 'The City of Eternal Spring', Cuernavaca and enjoy a scenic drive to Taxco, the colonial silver mining city on a full day guided coach tour from Mexico City. You'll have the opportunity to purchase some of Mexico's beautiful jewelry and handicrafts as you become captivated by this city's extraordinary Old World ambiance!

Highlights

  • Sightseeing tour of Taxco and Cuernavaca from Mexico City, Mexico
  • Enjoy a city tour of Cuernavaca, known for its atmosphere and climate
  • Explore Taxco with its cobblestone streets, cozy squares and picturesque marketplaces
  • Visit Santa Prisca, one of Mexico's grandest churches
  • Complimentary pickup and drop off from most downtown Mexico City, Reforma and Polanco hotels

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What You Can Expect

Taxco and Cuernavaca from Mexico City

Taxco and Cuernavaca Day Trip

Head to Cuernavaca, a popular weekend retreat for Mexico City residents, where a small city tour will be given. It is a beautiful city known as the 'city of eternal spring' for its joyous atmosphere and enjoyable climate.

You'll then take a scenic drive to Taxco, which is known as the 'silver city' and is one of the prettiest towns in Mexico. The city tumbles across a hillside with winding cobblestone streets, tile roofed buildings, cozy squares and a strong Old World ambiance that has survived for hundreds of years.

You'll then 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 claim. Santa Prisca is a riot of ornate Baroque styling flanked by twin bell towers. The interior displays some of Mexico's beautiful goldleaf ornamentation. You'll have plenty of time to have lunch and also visit the marketplace and the famous silversmith shops!

After seeing Taxco, it is time to head back to Mexico City where you'll be driven back to your hotel.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2015

Taxco should not be missed! What a fantastic place. The church is amazing and don't get me started talking about the shopping. The plaza in front of the church is a delight to sit in. It's fun to watch all the white VW Taxi's maneuver their way around each other in the super narrow streets. Our guide spoke great english and was extremely knowledgeable. This is a must do!

Kelsey P
United States of ... 

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

This tour was amazing! Luis was the best tour guide, he was funny, informative and it was a pleasure spending the day being lead around by him. Taxco was so beautiful, one of the must sees of Mexico!

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