Explore the little town of San Agustin de Etla, and discover the art and gastronomy of Oaxaca's outskirts. We'll visit the Arts Centre, a cheese workshop and a paper factory.
San Agustín de Etla Day Trip
Having picked you up from your hotel, we'll head 10 miles (17 km) from Oaxaca, to the Etla Valley, where we'll visit the village of San Agustin de EtlaSan Agustin de Etla. Here we'll visit an old hydroelectric plant which is currently used as a cooperative to make paper with natural fibres with tree bark, branches and flowers.
The tour also visits the San Augustin Arts Centre. Known as the CaSa (a play on the word 'home', casa in Spanish) this museum is built in what was once a textile factory, and houses a range of interesting modern art exhibitions.
Finally, the tour will visit a family owned cheese workshop, where they make different kinds of typical Oaxaca cheese.
The tour then returns to your hotel in the centre of Oaxaca; arriving at 2:30 pm.
During Easter, July, Halloween and Christmas, different pick up points will be offered according to your location due to traffic congestion. The local provider will contact you to indicate an exact pick up point:
- San Felipe del Agua: Hotel Angel Inn.
- Santa Lucía: Door of the CCO (Oaxaca Convention Center).
- North Zone: Corner of Juárez el Llano Park.
- Southern area: in front of the Hotel Hacienda.
- East: Parish Church of Nuestra Señora de La Merced
- West: San José Chapel
|Adults||Children between 3 and 9 years old||Children under 3 years old|
|Tour in English||
Tour in English
Children between 3 and 9 years oldUS$ 27.20
Children under 3 years oldFree
4 hours 30 minutes.
The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English and Spanish.
Hotel pick up and drop off
Transport by bus or minibus
English speaking guide
Entry to a paper cooperative
Entry to a textile factory
Guide at the paper cooperative: 30 MXN (US$ 1.60)
Guide at the cheese workshop: 50 MXN (US$ 2.70)
Entry to the cheese factory: 120 MXN (US$ 6.40) per person
When to book?
You can book up until 18 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.
Type of voucher
Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.
Only some areas are accessible. An accompanying person is required. This must be indicated in the reservation.
All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code. Specifically, this activity applies the following practices: Show more
Printed material is avoided.
The indigenous community participates in the management of the activity.
The activity helps the conservation of biodiversity.
The activity helps the dissemination of local cultural heritage.
The activity helps vulnerable groups.
The activity helps to promote peace.
The activity promotes local production.
No printing of documentation required.
Promotes local employment.
Has a gender equality policy.
Has a carbon footprint offset policy.
Frequently asked questions
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.
Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?
A - This activity requires a minimum of 2 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.
If you have any other questions please contact us .