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Tonalá and Tlaquepaque Tour: Art Towns and Pottery Experience
Quick Description

Enjoy a unique cultural experience dedicated to the art and history of Jalisco.

Tour the pottery towns of Tonalá and Tlaquepaque with a local expert.

You will be able to meet the pottery artisans and their families in their workshops.

Make a clay craft with your own hands. Become a potter for a day.

Tour its colonial buildings, plazas, markets, temples, art galleries, and local craft workshops learning about the ancestral legacy of Jalisco.

Your local host will share history and traditions in a social, friendly, and fun atmosphere.

This tour is for art lovers or those seeking an authentic, local, personalized experience.
Highlights
• Expert local guide.
• Visit 2 pottery workshops.
• Private tour for you and your companions.
• Private round transport.
From $157
Was $179
Duration: 8 hours
price varies by group size
Tour Details:
Languages In-person::
Spanish
English
Duration:
8 hours
What’s excluded:
Lunch
Tips
Days:
Monday to Sunday (check availability)
Important:
*Reservation with deposit required at least 24 hours before the date.
*Does not include food or tips.
What’s included:
Expert local guide
Bottled water
Entrance fees and activities.
Pick up time:
9:30
Itinerary:
• Pick up at your hotel/airbnb (only in GDL)
• Bernabe family workshop tour
• Tour in the historic center of Tonalá
• Pottery workshop with Panduro family
• Lunch stop
• Tour in the historic center of Tlaquepaque
• Return to hotel/airbnb
Health restrictions:
Not recommended for travellers with back problems
Not recommended for pregnant travellers
Not recommended for travellers with heart problems or other serious medical conditions
Tour rating & reviews
Mary C
Mary C
A wonderful way to spend the day!
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Our tour guide Fernando was very knowledgeable on every area we asked him about, from the artisans to the history to the current economy.... You name it, and he knew about it! We enjoyed meeting and talking with the artisans, watching them work, and hearing their stories. We had a delightful lunch in beautiful Tlaquepaque and then fun shopping. The night before our tour I injured my ankle (later found out it was broken) and asked Fernando if we could stop on the way to purchase a cane for me. He did better than that and brought his Abuella's wheelchair for me to use! It was a life saver. If I could rate this tour 10 stars I would!
Nancy A
Nancy A
Tonalá & Tlaquepaque Fun!
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Once again Fernando has out down himself! He was our tour guide for these amazing locations. He took us to galería Bernabé where you will learn about 4 generations of petatillo artistry, a tortillería de flor, how Lupita are made, and all along the way we learned amazing history about both cities. A great way to spend a day!!! Highly recommend. Gracias Fer 😁
Ron
Ron
Fun Tour
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Ask for Fernando he is a great guy, and very knowledgeable! we definitely recommend this tour, well be back for sure.
Edmundo Yrigoyen
Edmundo Yrigoyen
Mexican Complexity Revealed
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Our guide Berenice Miramontes took us on this walking tour from Colonia Americana thru historic center, ended in front of the Cabañas museum. Her English was very good and her knowledge of history and architecture styles was excellent and very informative. She also did a great explanation of the murals and made them very relevant to Mexico and world history. She answer all our questions, we now understand Mexican history a lot better. It was very interesting finding out about the war of independence from Spain and the revolutionary war which was internal more like a civil war. In any case I highly recommend this tour and take good walking shoes!
Geraldine Aves
Geraldine Aves
Passionate & Professional
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What an incredible walking tour with Fernando. He generously shared his knowledge and passion for history and art with us. He made history come alive and culturally engaged us right from the beginning. We highly recommend spending quality time with a professional and passionate tour guide like Fernando.
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