Traveling around Jalisco is one of the greatest experiences that any person might live, because it has a wide variety of places specially chosen for adventure, nature and history lovers. Places that best preserves the cultural heritage have been named ‘Pueblos Magicos’ (Magic Towns), and they are distributed all along Mexico. The state of Jalisco is not the exception. One of the most famous is Pueblo Magico de Tequila, which nowadays, is worldwide recognized for producing the most emblematic Mexican beverage: tequila.
How do you get to Tequila, Jalisco?
Considered a historical town in Mexico, Tequila is neither abandoned nor and old-fashioned place. Pueblo Magico de Tequila preserves many historical features from past ages mixed with the 21st century infrastructure. For this reason, to get to Tequila, you may take different options of transportation like bus, car or even train.
Although taking the bus is the most common choice, Mundo Cuervo offers you the opportunity of reliving the ancient tradition in Jose Cuervo Express, a train to Tequila. This apart from transporting you across the gorgeous agave fields, it will make you go back in time to the early 20th century, when it was the main mean of transportation in Mexico.
Jose Cuervo Express has different type of wagons that will take you in a terrific trip around Tequila’s landscape in a very single way. Vagon Diamante (Diamond wagon) is decorated with magnificent wooden handmade details, comfortable leather seats and a gorgeous embossed ceiling. We are sure that these features will make you feel the ancient Mexico luxury and comfort while you are living an authentic Mexican Fiesta at the rhythm of mariachi. Enjoy delicious typical food cooked with regional ingredients, cocktails, and our worldwide famous Tequila Jose Cuervo open bar. Our guides, who are completely in-love with this land wonders, will teach you how to drink tequila as a master and will transmit you their joyfulness and proudness by telling you the most intriguing legends that are heard around Pueblo Magico de Tequila.
During the trip, in addition to visit the blue agave fields, you will be able to know the oldest distillery in Latin-America. La Rojeña is the first compulsory stop after arriving to Tequila town. You will recognize it for the sweet smell of freshly baked agave at the entrance. If you are lucky enough, you might taste a little of this exquisite caramel during your visit. While you walk on the halls, you will discover the fascinating process of tequila elaboration and all the secrets it keeps.
As soon as you finish, you will have enough free time to walk and hang out around the main Tequila’s streets and visit the main attractions in Tequila.
- El Centro Cultural Juan Beckmann Gallardo. (Juan Beckmann Gallardo Cultural Center)
- La plaza principal. (Main plaza/park)
- La Parroquia de Santiago Apóstol. (Santiago Apostol Parish Church)
- Tasting a ‘cantarito’ and a ‘pachecada’.
- Los lavaderos. (Tequila’s Laundering Basins)
After a nice walk in the afternoon, you will probably feel hungry, so you might have to decide if you want to eat a ‘parrillada campirana’ or to taste the local-flavors fusion cuisine. Whichever you decide to taste, restaurants like La Antigua Casona, Cholula or Patio Mexicano buffet are excellent choices to taste a little bit more of Pueblo Magico de Tequila
If you are still wondering what is the best way to get to Tequila, do not hesitate anymore.
GO ON BOARD JOSE CUERVO EXPRESS!