MEXICAN ART & NATIVE CRAFTS

From globally renowned artists to the immense talent of local craftspeople, Mexico is home to a world-class art scene.

With internationally acclaimed artists such as Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, David Alfaro Siqueiros and Leonora Carrington, Mexico’s art scene and abundance of museums rival Europe’s best cultural centers. Whether you are interested in visiting the large exhibits of Mexico City, gallery hopping on the cobblestone streets of San Miguel de Allende, or exploring the street art in Oaxaca, Mexico has a lot to discover.

Mexico’s art scene is also rich with local artisans. Each region of Mexico offers unique and original handicrafts that are a reflection of the history of the area. At Journey Mexico we pride ourselves in working closely with artisans who are happy to open up their workshops and to explain the intricacies of their work to visitors.

SAMPLE ITINERARIES

Use the itineraries below to generate ideas for your vacation. Each itinerary is completely customizable – you choose your dates, accommodations, activities and more to create your perfect Mexico holiday.

Weekend Escape to Mexico City

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Days: 4

Easy access a from around the world makes Mexico City, a vibrant and dynamic city, the perfect weekend escape to explore the heart of Mexico.

Weekend Escape to San Miguel de Allende

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Days: 4

Constantly named as one of the best cities in the world, San Miguel de Allende is a top art and gastronomy destination in Mexico and is perfect for a quick Mexican escape.

Weekend Escape to Todos Santos

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Weekend Escape to Todos Santos is a perfect trip for nature and art lovers to discover the incredible wonders of Southern Baja outside of Los Cabos.

Oaxaca & La Guelaguetza – Mondays on the Hill

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Days: 6

Discover Oaxaca through the unique and traditional festival of La Guelaguetza. Experience and learn all about this celebration with a dedicated and expert…

Escorted Group Tours – Day of the Dead Tour in Oaxaca

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Days: 7

Discover the colorful Mexican holiday of Day of the Dead (Día de Muertos) in Oaxaca to experience the beliefs and traditions of life after death.

Mexico’s Great Colonial Cities

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Days: 9

On this trip through colonial Mexico you will be winding down cobblestone streets, exploring colorful folklore, discovering pre-Columbian sites…

Extravagant San Miguel Allende + Villa

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Days: 8

Take an exclusive, one-of-a-kind journey to San Miguel de Allende to discover why this colorful town and thriving center for art and culture is a favorite among world travelers.

Day of the Dead Celebrations in Mexico

Visit Mexico during the Day of the Dead Celebration (Día de Muertos) to experience this colorful, intimate holiday of love, loss, and life after death…

Copper Canyon Semana Santa Trek

The Copper Canyon Semana Santa Trek operates during Holy Week, offering a once in a year opportunity to discover the customs, rituals and history of the Taraumara indigenous people, Raramuris.

Best Of Oaxaca: Culture, Mezcal, & Beach

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Days: 9

The best of what Oaxaca has to offer. Spend your days strolling the friendly city center, meet the families of nearby local communities to learn about their indigenous traditions..

Art and Architecture in Mexico City

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Days: 7

Discover the vast array of art and architecture in Mexico City that features pre-Hispanic structures contrasted by contemporary 21st century works.

Oaxaca Family Adventure

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Days: 9

Take the family on a journey through Oaxaca, spending a few days immersing into the colorful culture before heading to the beach…

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