Yes, La Biblioteca has new tours!
Please contact us by phone or, even better, visit us at La Biblioteca (Insurgentes 25) and ask for Emma Salazar or Dali Amaro to give you the more details about the trips. Tickets for all the tours are on sale at La Biblioteca (Insurgentes 25). For further information please call 044-415-119-44-02 or 152-0293.
Three-Day Trip to Pátzcuaro & Morelia
Cost: $330 USD double occupancy, $400 USD single
August 6–8 and August 19–21. We pick you up at your place.
We will visit Capula, famous for catrinas (skeleton figures) made of clay and glazed tableware, Tzintzuntzan, home of Bishop Vasco de Quiroga and the Purépecha Empire, the high-fire ceramic workshop of master Manuel Morales and the craft market. We will take a walk through the streets of the village to reach fascinating historic buildings and stores of Santa Clara del Cobre, where we see the manufacturing process and hammered copper pieces. We also visit Janitzio, the largest of the islands in Lake Pátzcuaro, and then the Pantheon. Heading back to San Miguel we will stop to visit the capital city of Morelia, and along the way we stop at Tupátaro to see the amazing 16th-century church and Cuanajo. All the meals with exception of the last day will be in Pátzcuaro and the hotel is located in Pátzcuaro. Groups are limited to eight people.
Guanajuato Guided Tour: $60 USD per person
Tuesdays through Saturdays, 7 hours round-trip, from 9am to 4pm. We pick you up at your place.
This two-hour walking tour in Guanajuato includes 1 hour and 30 minutes for lunch and shopping. We will visit the El Pípila Lookout, see the underground streets, and stop at the
Juárez Theater, Don Quijote Museum, University of Guanajuato and house of Diego Rivera. The tour includes English-speaking guides; free entrance to the Diego Rivera museum is included. Vehicles are comfortable and passenger insurance is included in the cost. Groups are limited to six people.
Night Tour of Legends: $20USD per person
Every Thursday at 8pm. Leaves from in front of the Parroquia at the Jardín (main square).
This one-and-a-half-hour theatrical walking tour through the historical center of San Miguel focuses on funny and historical anecdotes, local scary tales, and romantic stories.
Guides recount local legends, including the devil’s kindness, Captain Allende’s horse, Mrs. Gertrudis the living death, The Marquis of Jaral de Berrios, The count of Casa Loja, and more. The tour is led by three actors and one violinist. Wine is included, and we will visit the interiors of two houses.
Tour of Dolores Hidalgo & Pozos: $60 USD per person
Tuesdays through Fridays, 8 hours round-trip, from 9am to 5 pm. We pick you up at your place.
Being in San Miguel you may already know something about Mexico’s Independence War (1810), and near San Miguel is Dolores Hidalgo, where it all began, and close by is the ghost town of Mineral de Pozos, where very interesting things happened during the Mexican Revolution (1910).
We begin at Dolores Hidalgo and tour a talavera ceramic factory and the Parroquia (main church) and main square. We then travel to Pozos for lunch and to visit old Haciendas and pre-Hispanic musical instruments workshops. Cost includes transportation, a guide and entrance to the ex-hacienda at Pozos. Groups are limited to six people.
Three-Day Trip to Mexico’s Capital, the City of Palaces
Cost: $350 USD double occupancy, $420 USD single
August 10–12 and August 23–25. We pick you up at your place.
We will visit the most emblematic sites of Mexico City’s historic center, including Diego Rivera’s mural in the National Palace, the cathedral, the Zócalo, Bellas Artes, La Alameda Central, Frida Kahlo’s Casa Azul, the Museum of Anthropology & History, the Basilica of Guadalupe and the Pyramids of Teotihuacán.
The cost of the trip includes transportation, a guide, and hotel for two nights. Tours are limited to small groups.
The cost does not include entrance to the Frida Kahlo Museum, Museum of Fine Arts, Teotihuacáan, or food and tips.
Horseback Riding Tour: $85 USD per person
Available every day. We pick you up at your place at 9am. Five hours round-trip.
One of the best horseback riding tours in San Miguel has been offered in recent years in the canyons and countryside of Ranch “ El Xotolar,” owned by the Morin Family. Nothing compares to the breath-taking views of the mountains, the gentle horse ride and the Morins’ warm hospitality. No riding skills are required.
The cost includes transportation, English-speaking guides, a 2.5-hour horseback ride, and country-style lunch.
Freixenet Winery & Peña de Bernal: $60USD per person
Tuesdays through Saturdays. We pick you up at your place at 9am. Seven hours round-trip.
The third-largest monolith in the world is an hour and a half away from San Miguel in a very charming, small colonial mining town known as Peña de Bernal. Not far from Peña de Bernal is the renowned winery Cavas de Freixenet, which specializes in making sparkling wine in the champagne method. Groups are limited to six people.
We will visit the underground wine cellars, Peña de Bernal’s historical center and weaving workshop.
The cost includes transportation, English-speaking guides and wine tasting.
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