Magical Town San Cristóbal de las Casas

Being so far away and, at the same time, so close to heaven. Feeling the cold air on your face is just the beginning, then the visit is flooded with color and your body refuses to leave, that's when you realize you are in San Cristobal de Las Casas. The color of the earth mixes with the smell of firewood and the taste of coffee.

This city is a cosmopolitan place where art and nature lovers gather, as it is surrounded by mountains and forests, while its streets are full of heritage architecture and galleries with works by local and international artists. In addition, San Cristóbal is known for its magnificent handicrafts of clay, wool, wood, iron, jade and amber, largely made by the Tsotsil and Tseltal Mayan communities. Cultural diversity is also reflected in its gastronomy.

This Magic Town is the great intercultural center of Mexico, an unforgettable experience!

How to get to San Cristobal de las Casas:


From Tuxtla Gutierrez, you can take Federal Highway 190, until you reach the highway to San Cristobal, and then drive 51 km. It is located in the region of Los Altos.

Things to do:

  • Take tours of the rich built heritage of the city, the largest in the state that includes a large number of golden Baroque altarpieces.
  • Visit the neighborhoods and learn about their festivals and their artisan and gastronomic specialties.
  • To visit a distillery with a tasting of "posos".
  • Take the tourist streetcar tour.
  • Taste craft beer
  • Visit the tourist centers El Arcotete, Gruta del Mamut and Grutas de Rancho Nuevo.
  • Visit the variety of museums such as: Na Bolom, Los Altos de Chiapas and Textile Center of the Mayan World, Uvence Foundation, Mayan Medicine, MUSAC, Chocolate, Jade, Amber, Textiles, among others.
  • Visit the Huitepec Reserve, Montetik Park, San José Educational Park and the Moxviquil Orchidarium.
  • To make a bicycle tour through the nearby towns and attractions.
  • Visit the Woodcutters' Workshop with handmade paper production.

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