19 days in Mexico Itinerary

19 days in Mexico Itinerary

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19 days in Mexico Itinerary

Mexico City
Mexico City
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
Patzcuaro
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
Mexico City
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Puebla
— 3 nights
shuttle:  3​h 30​min
Oaxaca
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
Mexico City
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Taxco
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Mexico City
— 4 nights
Fly:  20​h 30​min
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2
days
Mexico City

Mexico City ©
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): take a stroll through Alameda Central and then identify plant and animal life at La Condesa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of Historic Center (Centro Historico), delve into the distant past at Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana), then browse the exhibits of Templo Mayor Museum, then ponder the world of politics at National Palace (Palacio Nacional), and finally explore the world behind art at Palacio de Bellas Artes.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Mexico City day trip site

If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major airports are Licenciado Benito Juarez International Airport, Querétaro Intercontinental Airport and General Francisco J. Mujica International Airport. October in Mexico City sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel to Patzcuaro.

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Historic Center (Centro Historico) ©
Historic Center (Centro Historico)
Palacio de Bellas Artes ©
Palacio de Bellas Artes
Templo Mayor Museum ©
Templo Mayor Museum

2
days
Patzcuaro

Patzcuaro ©
Pátzcuaro is a large town and municipality located in the state of Michoacán. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of House of Eleven Patios (Casa de los Once Patios), steep yourself in history at Santa Clara del Cobre, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Morelia. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Museo Antiguo Convento Franciscano De Santa Ana de Tzintzuntzan, then delve into the distant past at Tzintzuntzan Ruins, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Our Virgin of Health (Basilica de Nuestra Senora de la Salud), and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Templo de la Compania de Jesus.

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Drive from Mexico City to Patzcuaro in 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Mexico City.

Things to do in Patzcuaro

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Michoacan, Museo Antiguo Convento Franciscano De Santa Ana de Tzintzuntzan
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1
day
Mexico City

Mexico City ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sabores Mexico Food Tours as well as Coyoacan. On the 3rd (Fri), take a stroll through Coyoacan, then examine the collection at Frida Kahlo Museum, and then learn the secrets of beer at Sabores Mexico Food Tours.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Mexico City road trip app

You can drive from Patzcuaro to Mexico City in 4.5 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Puebla.

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Coyoacan ©
Coyoacan
Frida Kahlo Museum ©
Frida Kahlo Museum
Sabores Mexico Food Tours ©
Sabores Mexico Food Tours

3
days
Puebla

Puebla ©
Recognized as a World Heritage Site thanks to its photogenic colonial buildings, Puebla remains one of Mexico's top destinations for architecture enthusiasts.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Rosary Chapel (Capilla del Rosario) and Templo San Francisco Acatepec. Visit Catedral Basilica de Puebla and Iglesia de Tonantzintla for their historical value. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Amparo Museum (Museo Amparo), take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Santo Domingo (Iglesia de Santo Domingo), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Templo de San Francisco, and shop like a local with Mercado el Parian.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Puebla trip planner

You can drive from Mexico City to Puebla in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. November in Puebla sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 9°C at night. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Oaxaca.

Things to do in Puebla

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

San Pedro Cholula
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Rosary Chapel (Capilla del Rosario) ©
Iglesia de Tonantzintla ©
Iglesia de Tonantzintla
Catedral Basilica de Puebla ©
Catedral Basilica de Puebla

3
days
Oaxaca

Oaxaca ©
Capital city of the eponymous state, Oaxaca relies heavily on its colonial charm, its core a maze of tree-shaded alleys flanked by photogenic mansions, government buildings, and old churches.
Visit Monte Alban and Cathedral of Oaxaca for their historical value. Museum-lovers will get to explore Museo de las Culturas de Oaxaca and Pre-Hispanic Art Museum Rufino Tamayo in Mexico. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman, head outdoors with The Water Boils, get a taste of the local shopping with Mercado Benito Juárez, and make a trip to Zocalo.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Oaxaca holiday planner

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Puebla to Oaxaca takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Puebla in November, with highs in Oaxaca at 32°C and lows at 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Mexico City.

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Monte Alban ©
Monte Alban
Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman ©
Cathedral of Oaxaca ©
Cathedral of Oaxaca

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hours
Mexico City

Mexico City
For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Mexico City online trip itinerary planner

Fly from Oaxaca to Mexico City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Oaxaca in November, expect nights in Mexico City to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 25°C. On the 11th (Sat), you're off toTaxco.

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1
day
Taxco

Taxco ©
Taxco de Alarcón is a small city and administrative center of a Taxco de Alarcón Municipality located in the Mexican state of Guerrero. On the 11th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Teleferico de Taxco.

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Drive from Mexico City to Taxco in 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Mexico City.

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Historic Sites
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Santa Prisca de Taxco ©
Santa Prisca de Taxco
Zocalo ©
Zocalo
Teleferico de Taxco ©
Teleferico de Taxco

4
days
Mexico City

Mexico City ©
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like National Museum of Anthropology (Museo Nacional de Antropologia) and Zocalo. Zona Arqueologica Teotihuacan and Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe will appeal to history buffs. Take a break from Mexico City with a short trip to Pyramid of the Sun in San Juan Teotihuacan, about 1h 15 min away. Enjoy Mexico City some more: don't miss a visit to Inmobiliaria Paseo de la Reforma, take a peaceful walk through Chapultepec Park, and appreciate the history behind Monumento a los Heroes de la Independencia.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Mexico City online driving holiday planner

You can drive from Taxco to Mexico City in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

San Juan Teotihuacan
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Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe ©
Zocalo ©
Zocalo

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