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LocalAventura Tour: Mexico City Art and Culture Tour

Mexico City Art and Culture Tour

Spend the day immersing yourself in the art scene of the largest Spanish-speaking city in the world
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8 hrs

Mexico City

1 ~ 4

Medium content


Description

Mexico City is the largest Spanish-speaking world, and it's home to a very vibrant and dynamic art scene. On this tour, you will spend the day learning about and exploring the fascinating culture and art scene of Mexico's capital city. You will begin by exploring Mexico City's lively historic center, where you'll get to experience the outdoor installations of art, see the impressive Palacio de Bellas Artes, taste delicious street food, and much more. You will get to have the local authentic experience of riding the metro with your local guide, to see what everyday life for local residents is like. After exploring the historical center, your local guide will drive you to Coyoacán, one of the city’s most vibrant and artistic neighborhoods, once home to the iconic Frida Kahlo. You will find that this neighborhood has a very bohemian feel, as you explore its streets and main plaza and markets.  You will stop for a delicious lunch in a local place before getting ready to immerse yourself in this unique neighborhood. While in Coyoacán, you'll explore Francisco Sosa Street, Casa de Cultura,  JR Heroles, and depending on the day of the week, you will also visit the Frida Kahlo Museum (La Casa Azul) and Museo Culturas Populares. After a full day of art and culture, your local guide will drop you back off at your accommodation in Mexico City. 

Itinerary:

  • 9am: Your local guide will pick you up from your accommodation in Mexico City
  • Explore the historical center
  • Ride the metro 
  • Drive to Coyoacán
  • Stop for a delicious local lunch
  • Visit the best artistic sites of Coyoacán 
  • Around 5pm, your local guide will drop you back off at your accommodation in Mexico City

Available days

Tuesday to Friday

Eligibility criteria

  • Walking fitness levels as we will be walking 7-8 Kms (4-5 Miles), with stops

What's Included

  • Local expert guide
  • Private, roundtrip transportation 

What's not included

  • Food and beverages (about $200 MXN p/p)
  • Museum entrance fees

Recommendations

  • Most museums in Mexico City are closed on Mondays, so this tour's itinerary may be modified if you wish to book for a Monday
  • Sunscreen, sunglasses and hat.
  • Sweater or pullover for the chilly mornings.
  • Comfortable shoes to walk in
  • Camera to take photos
  • Small denomination bills and coins for souvenirs and snacks
  • Raincoat (when it's rainy season)

Tags

Family-Friendly Good for Couples

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Victor

I lived in Mexico City until the age of 5 when my family moved to the French part of Canada. In Montreal I discovered snow, befriended a beautiful white squirrel and got my first taste of school. After two years, my parents were fed up with the cold weather and moved us back to warm and sunny Mexico. I was fortunate enough to go to a private school where I learned English, French and got in touch with several of my passions: reading, traveling, movies and rugby. Ever since, I try to read at least a book per month, try to travel outside my country once each year, have been playing rugby for a very long time, went to film school and worked in the Mexican Film system. When the opportunity to become a guide was presented to me, I took it and haven’t looked back since. I have travelled through most of Mexico and enjoy, very much, the awe and wonder this country is capable of and would like nothing more than to help replicate that sentiment in whoever is with me discovering it at the time.

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