CULTURAL SAN LUIS POTOSI

  5 DAYS / 4 NIGHTS - DAILY DEPARTURES

 

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Day 1  San Luis Potosí city tour visit

Arrival from your place of origin and transfer by yourself to the hotel we start the visit with a foot tour through the Historical Centre of San Luis, visiting the four main squares, government palaces and magnificent Cathedral, admiring the imponent Porfirian buildings, silent witnesses of history. We board the transport to get to Calzada de Guadalupe, to the Basilica, richly decorated on a neoclassical style, finishing at Centro de las Artes, former prison built during the Porfiriato, where nowadays the fine arts are taught.

Day 2 San Luis Potosí- Hacienda Gogorrón and Santa María del Río- san Luis Potosí

Today we depart from San Luis to Valle de san Francisco, agricultural land that held several Estates during the Porfiriato, where we will visit Hacienda de Gogorrón, location for international films. We will continue to Sta. María del Río, birth place of the rebozo, where we will visit the rebozo school to know more about the hand craft of this traditional cloth, we will visit the Asunción church, traditional bakery and local crafts shop.

Day 3 San Luis Potosí- Ex – Haciendas Potosinas- San Luis Potosí

Today we will depart from San Luis towards the north to enter into the potosino highlands where we will visit the agricultural and cattle ex – estates from the colony époque where we will find recollections of their way of living such as la Noria, watch tower, accounting books where the owners invite us to share their stories.

Day 4 San Luis Potosí- Real de Catorce- San Luis Potosí

After crossing the potosino highlands, land of cacti and palms, we go up the mountain where the Ogarrio tunnel invites us to discover the charm of the magical town of Real de Catorce, among ruins, colonial and Porfirian buildings. We visit the main attractions such as their first church with a currently used graveyard, bullring and Palenque; its weapon square, currency house and to conclude, the Purísima Concepción church where the miraculous image of St. Francis of Assisi is venerated.     

Day 5 San Luis Potosí

Free morning and at 12: 00 hrs. we checkout of the hotel. Return to your place of origin.

End of Services

Includes:

  • 4 nights of accommodation in a San Luis Potosí 4 star hotel
  • Tour by foot through the city of San Luis Potosí
  • Visit to Hacienda Gogorrón and Santa María del Río
  • Visit to the Potosinas ex-estates
  • Visit to Real de Catorce
  • Admissions
  • Transportation during the tours
 
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Cempasúchil

Its also called the flor de muertos ("flower of the dead") in Mexico and is used in the Día de Muertos celebration every 2nd of November.