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San Sebastian del Oeste
Activity Duration: 8 hours
Ride far away from the throes of bustling tourist centers on a scenic route along winding roads. Marvel at remote mountain villages locked away in time and at mountains carpeted in dense tropical vegetation. Step back in time in one of Mexico’s most well-preserved towns on our comprehensive San Sebastien del Oeste tour.
Travel to the Past
Join us for the best of the best day trips in San Sebastian
If you’re in the market for scenic views, spectacular architecture, and authentic glimpses into traditional Mexican culture, San Sebastian del Oeste has hotspots to spare. Nestled deep within the hills of the Sierra Madre mountain range, this historic Mexican town dates back to 1605, where it was settled by silver miners looking to strike big on the region’s natural resources. Many of the town’s original structures and cultural traditions still stand today, making San Sebastian del Oeste an incredibly immersive piece of Mexican history.
There are simply no better San Sebastian tours around
On this comprehensive San Sebastian walking tour, our guides will take you into the heart of San Sebastian del Oeste, spending time at each of the town’s most important historical landmarks. Learn about San Sebastian’s heyday as a colonial town in the 1700’s, and marvel at the immaculate structural preservation of a town truly tucked away from time.
Colonial Architecture and Cobblestone Roads
Today, with only 600 inhabitants, there are scattered examples of its traditional colonial architecture merging with a colorful village square, quaint cobblestone streets, passing mules and a sleepy way of life far removed from the rest of the world.
Tour the Real Mexico!
Your day includes a walking tour of the 18th century church, a silversmith workshop and an organic coffee farm. This expedition is not for the average tourist but for a special breed of traveler who seeks to find the real Mexico.
Frequent Asked Questions
What is the temperature?
We are traveling in an air conditioned van up into the cool, mountain air. We recommend bringing a light sweater to slip on if you get cold.
What is the length of the tour?
The tour is approximately 8 hours. It can sometimes stretch longer as we don't rush our guests if they are interested in some of the aspects of the tour.
Are there shopping opportunities on the tour?
- Light clothing in spring and summer
- Jacket in autumn and winter
- Closed-toed, comfortable walking shoes
- Biodegradable Sunscreen
What Will the day include?
- Bottled water
What to bring?
- Comfortable walking or tennis shoes
- Light sweater
- Biodegradable Sunscreen