Deep within the lush Sierra Madre Mountains, San Sebastian del Oeste is a 17th-century mining village surrounded by towering pines and majestic vistas. Settled in 1605, this authentic tribute to colonial Mexico is called Pueblos Magicos de Mexico. Untouched by time, this charming village offers a glimpse into another era, with whitewashed buildings, an 18th century church and a cobblestone plaza. Tour the San Sebastian del Oeste mine to learn more about its place in Mexican history. Visit a museum, a park, and charming shops. Your exploration starts with a 90-minute ride from Puerto Vallarta in a luxurious air-conditioned motor coach. Drink in scenes of rural life along with stunning views of the countryside and mountains.
The trip lasts approximately 7 hours and departs four days per week (M/T/W/F) from Nuevo Vallarta or the Marina Vallarta.
Annual Vallarta Color Run
Ceviche & Aguachile Festival
Historic Walking Tours
What is included in the san sebastian tour?
Your adventure begins with a 90 minute, air conditioned motorcoach ride from Puerto Vallarta, through the Sierra Madre Mountains to San Sebastian del Oeste. Once there, enjoy a leiurely breakfast of delicious local fare. Then spend the day exploring this ancient village and nearby surroundings. A hearty lunch showcasing more traditional delicacies refuels you for more exploration, until you return to the city in late afternoon.
How is the weather like in San Sebastian?
This ancient Mexican city enjoys a remote location at 4,500 feet in the Sierra Madre Mountains. Surrounded by lush, green hillsides you will typically enjoy cooler mornings and warmer afternoons. As such, plan to wear comfortable walking or tennis shoes and dress in layers. A light sweater is also a great idea. And don't forget to bring money for souvenirs and photos.