What To Expect
Mexico offers a great variety of climates and vegetation, mainly in the southern part of the country. Don't miss the chance to discover them with this excursion through Cuernavaca and Taxco. You will appreciate spectacular road landscapes, full of trees and colorful flowers!
- Cuernavaca, the "City of eternal Spring"
This is the first stop of your trip, and here you can appreciate a great diversity of flora. It has been a place of recreation and relaxation, from the Aztec emperors to the present, which is why Hernan Cortez, the Conqueror, ordered the construction of a palace. You will visit the cathedral (formerly the convent of the Assumption); in front of it is the Borda Garden, an old hacienda that at some point was the resting place of the Emperor Maximilian of Hapsburg. You will also see the Palacio de Cortes.
- Taxco, the "Silver Capital of the World"
The city is one of the treasures of the Sierra Madre; a colonial city with hundreds of years of history and one of the "magic towns "of the country. Explore this picturesque little town, with cobbled streets and narrow, full of silver jewelry workshops. Here there will be time to have lunch where you wish. Then you will visit Santa Prisca, one of the largest churches in Mexico (1759). Admire its baroque style of New Spain. Taxco is known worldwide for its silver mines and is one of the oldest mining centers in the continent. You will have the opportunity to see and buy silverware.