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San Agustín de Etla Day Trip
Activities in Oaxaca

San Agustín de Etla Day Trip

10 / 10
3 reviews | 27 travellers
The very friendly guide, with historical and practical knowledge who shared with us at key moments of the tour. The people who explained to us the manufacture of paper and cheese very friendly and willing. A great experience.
10 Rozzana
Free cancellation up to 6 hours before the service starts
US$ 31.60
Free cancellation up to 6 hours before the service starts
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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 the centre of Oaxaca; arriving at around 2:30 pm.

Pick up

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
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Price

Adults Children from 3 to 9 Children under 3
US$ 31.60
US$ 23.70
Free
  • Adults

    US$ 31.60
  • Children from 3 to 9

    US$ 23.70
  • Children under 3

    Free

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Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19.

Duration

4 hours 30 minutes.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english and spanish.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english and spanish.

Included

Hotel pick up and drop off.

English and Spanish speaking guide.

Entry to a paper cooperative.

Entry to a cheese workshop.

Not included

Food.

Guide at the paper cooperative (30 MXN, $1.50, €1) and cheese workshop (50 MXN, $2.50, €2)

When to book?

You can book up until 11 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.

Sustainability

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No printing of documentation required.

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Pet-friendly?

Not permitted.

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.

US$ 31.60
Free cancellation up to 6 hours before the service starts

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 6 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.