located at the Sierra Madre in West Jalisco, San Sebastian del Oeste resembles the wild west and its cowboys. In reality, this Magical Town was an important mining city with over 20,000 residents, a number that is currently reduced to just 600. San Sebastian del Oeste preserves the memories of good times pasts, the charms of tranquility, and many natural destinations for the curious adventurer.
San Sebastian tour Hacienda Matel
Overview and Description:
San sebastian tour Hacienda Matel starts leaving from the pickup point, on a journey throughout the Sierra Madre Mountains, you will arrive to a majestic bridge also known as “Puente de crystal” with amazing views. Then you will taste and get to know the process of the best Tequila in the area at The Tequilera “EL PARRAL”.
After you become an expert on tequila, you will then visit a typical Mexican Hacienda “Hacienda Jalisco” where bricks of gold and silver used to be made and where some treasures of old Mexico will be shown for you. When arriving to San Sebastian, your first stop will be the coffee plantation. Smell the aromas of the freshly roasted coffee and take a walk through the coffee trees only grown in this area, you are welcome to try the coffee and get some souvenirs.
We will continue our San sebastian tour Hacienda Matel into the San Sebastian town square, where you will have the opportunity to see the old cathedral and you will be able to know the history and culture of this beautiful 1600´s silver and gold mining town from your bilingual guide.
From there, you will get to visit The 100 year old Hacienda Matel, learn of the way life was back when the Spaniards ruled this part of Mexico, you would appreciate more than 25 artifacts of history adorning the entire Hacienda.
After your tour through the Hacienda Matel, you will be seated in the main dining area where you will try the delicious and exquisite taste of our Mexican traditional food freshly served in their traditional style Mexican kitchen.
Monday through Friday
Saturday and Sunday only 15 passengers groups.
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Stops during the tour:
Crystal bridge (Puente el Progreso)
Tequila destilery “El parral”
Hacienda Jalisco Museum
Hacienda Matel Museum and lunch break (included)
Walking guided tour throughout San Sebastian town visiting:
Church, main square, city hall, Jail and more..
Back to Puerto Vallarta
For this tour you should be able to walk without difficulty.
Tennis shoes for walking on cobblestone roads
No strollers or crutches
What is included:
Round trip transportation from pickup points
Magazine with all the information of the tour and museum
Tequila tasting and tour
Fresh guacamole, chips and salsa
Beef or chicken fajitas, quesadilla, rice with vegetables and refried beans.
One drink of your choice (wine, beer, margarita, water or soda)
English spoken guide.