Artisans of Tonalá & Tlaquepaque Private Tour with Local Expert

Artisans of Tonalá & Tlaquepaque Private Tour with Local Expert

Enjoy a unique cultural experience dedicated to the art and history of the region. Tour the artisan towns of Tonalá and Tlaquepaque led by a local expert.

Two pre-Hispanic towns dedicated to fine crafts like pottery, blown glass, carpentry, and ironworks.

Explore and discover its colonial buildings, squares, markets, temples, art galleries, and local craft workshops learning all about the regional culture of Jalisco. You can meet the pottery artisans and their families working in their workshops.

Your local host will share the history, traditions, and gastronomy in a social, friendly, and fun atmosphere during the tour.

This tour is dedicated to art lovers or someone looking for an authentic, local, and personalized experience.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Tlaquepaque and Tonala Artisans Tour, Guadalajara Mexico

Visit the workshops of the most renowned artisans in the area and learn directly from them the processes of making pottery.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Galería Bernabe, Cda. Hidalgo 81, Tonalá Centro, 45400 Tonalá, Jal., Mexico

Visit the workshop of one of the most recognized artisans of Jalisco.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Palacio Municipal Tonalá, Cda. Hidalgo 21, Tonalá Centro, 45400 Tonalá, Jal., Mexico

Appreciate the architecture of the Palacio Municipal (Town Hall) as well as a mural inside dedicated to the history of Tonalá. Subject to availability according to the authorities.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Tonala Craft Market, Tonala Mexico

Tour the largest craft market in Guadalajara in the company of a local expert. (Only available Thursday and Sunday)

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Pilar Núñez, Calle Matamoros 216, Centro, 45500 San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jal., Mexico

Visit the workshop of Pilar and Conny Nuñez, two women artisans specialized in modeling figurines and busts of faces in clay. The family preserves a tradition of more than 4 generations making pottery pieces.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Tlaquepaque centro, Centro, 45500 San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jal., Mexico

Stroll through the historic center of Tlaquepaque. You will appreciate the colonial architecture, squares, churches, museums, monuments, art galleries, and local cuisine. Learn the history and traditions directly from your local guide.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: El Parián de Tlaquepaque, C. Juárez 68, Centro, 45500 San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jal., Mexico

Visit the largest "Cantina" in México and enjoy a typical cocktail (not included) inside this beautiful colonial building.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Sergio Bustamante Gallery, Independencia Eje 238, Centro, 45500 San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jal., Mexico

Appreciate the gallery of one of the most recognized plastic artists in Mexico.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Ceramic Museum (Museo Regional de la Ceramica), Independencia 237, Tlaquepaque 45500 Mexico

Tour the regional ceramics museum with your guide, an old 19th-century mansion converted into a museum where the most essential pottery pieces of Jalisco are displayed. You can also appreciate the representation of a Mexican kitchen 200 years ago (Subject to availability)

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Tlaquepulque, Calle Independencia 336, Centro, 45500 San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jal., Mexico

Finally make a brief stop to try the quintessential Mexican ancestral drink: El Pulque. In Tlaquepulque you can also find a good selection of craft beer as well as contemporary cuisine.

Duration: 15 minutes

Informacion Adicional
"Wheelchair accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Infant seats available"
"Not recommended for travelers with back problems"
"Not recommended for pregnant travelers"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Most travelers can participate"
"We comply with all the requirements established by the local government"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"

Hora de Inicio: 09:30 AM
Duración: 8 To 10 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Traveler pickup is offered
We pick you up at your accommodation in the metropolitan area of Guadalajara (Hotel, Hostel, or Airbnb). You need to notify us of your location at least 24 hours before.

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.


  • Private transportation
  • Bottled water - Purified water
  • Soda/Pop - Soda or mineral water
  • Visit two Pottery Workshops
  • Knowledgeable Local Guide
  • Hotel Pickup and Dropoff
  • Entry/Admission - Ceramic Museum (Museo Regional de la Ceramica)
  • Entry/Admission - Pilar Núñez
  • Entry/Admission - Tlaquepaque and Tonala Artisans Tour
  • Entry/Admission - Tonala Craft Market
  • Entry/Admission - Galería Bernabe
  • Entry/Admission - Tlaquepaque centro
  • Entry/Admission - Sergio Bustamante Gallery
  • Entry/Admission - El Parián de Tlaquepaque

No Incluye

  • Lunch


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