Local Sightseeing, All
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Approximately 7 Hours
Discover the magical pueblos (old towns) of Mexico. Start with a scenic drive to famous Nogueras, where you will feel as if you have stepped back in time. The vegetation and narrow streets of this very picturesque small village are quite stunning.
Visit the Nogueras Museum that is housed in an old, colonial-style Mexican hacienda.
A drive through the famous Magic Zone is an uncommon experience. From a distance you will see the impressive active Fire Volcano and the dormant Nevado de Colima (weather permitting). At an old local coffeehouse, the aroma of freshly roasted and ground coffee entices you to participate in a tasting
At an old local coffeehouse, the aroma of freshly roasted and ground coffee entices you to participate in a tasting
Head over to the local bread bakery to observe the baking process.
Next up is Comala—a mixed-race town where the fusion between the pre-Hispanic culture of the west and the colonists has jointly influenced the inhabitants’ lifestyle. This intriguing blend has been preserved and enriched for more than five centuries. Since the 1960s, the town of Comala has been known as the White Town of America.
Enjoy a Mexican botana (snack lunch) and two beverages here. In 1988, the State of Colima declared it Historical Monument and in 2002 it became part of the Magical Pueblos initiative led by the Federal and State Tourism Offices.
After lunch, head back to Manzanillo.
Wear comfortable shoes; bring extra film and a light jacket. This is a trip into old Mexico and is not commercialized.