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Oaxaca: Itineraries for everyone

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"Oaxaca (Oaxaca in detail) is one of the most artistic cities in Mexico."bkpk.me
"Oaxaca is a gastronomic hub of Mexico (Mexico in detail) and there are some fantastic foodie finds throughout the city."roamingaroundtheworld.com
"Oaxaca is an amazing destination for a foodcation."frostandsun.com
"Oaxaca is famous for it's blend of centuries-old architecture and vibrant colours."theseforeignroads.com
"Oaxaca is raved about by foodie travellers for its delicious moles."charlieontravel.com
"Oaxaca is a great place for foodies and is often referred to as the The Land of the Seven Moles."familytravel411.com

South Mexico

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Oaxaca at a glance

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263,000

Population

2-3 nights

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Average (3 of 5)

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Around Oaxaca

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Xoxocotlán International Airport (OAX)

About Oaxaca

Oaxaca (plan Oaxaca itineraries) is a town (Mexico) with 262,566 people. The nearest city of Oaxaca (plan Oaxaca itineraries) is Veracruz. Oaxaca (more about Oaxaca itineraries) is located in the south of Mexico.

Things to do

Oaxaca is one of the highlights of Mexico that you definitely don’t want to miss on your trip. I have made a list of the best things to do in Oaxaca city, Mexico (more about Mexico). Local busy city square in Oaxaca Mexico, one of the cultural capitals of Mexico Local busy city square in Oaxaca Mexico, one of the cultural capitals of ...

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. is deemed cost-effective and convenient. There are shared shuttles at the airport that you may use either one-way or round-trip. There are also taxis, limos, airporters as well as rideshare and public transport for you to choose from depending on your schedule, budget or number of people you are travelling with.

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Oaxaca Travel Blog: What to See and Do

the Zocalo

Templo de Santo Domingo

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Shall we go in that one? Trying to choose a restaurant, bar or coffee shop in Oaxaca is nigh on impossible. Oaxaca (Oaxaca in detail) city is one of the most photogenic cities we have ever visited. This is one of the best tours that we have taken anywhere on our travels. It impressed us so much that we will do a dedicated post to it in ...

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I’ve been to Mexico, but only that part of Mexico (Mexico in detail) you think of when Spring Break comes to mind. Cancun (Cancun in detail), Cabo , yea, those are the ones. I’ve heard wonderful things about other parts of Mexico recently, specifically Mexico City and Oaxaca, so I’ve enlisted Adrien from Strangers Abroad Podcast to share with us the best ...

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Eat & drink

Mexican food. Isn’t it the absolute best part about any trip to Mexico (see itineraries)? I don’t know about you guys but there are few things I love more than endless tacos, guac and margs. Did you know Mexican cuisine ranks as one of the world’s best cuisines and was the first cuisine to receive UNESCO culinary heritage status?? ...

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Think Mexico doesn’t do delicious bread? Think again. There are a couple absolutely fantastic bakeries in Oaxaca (visit Oaxaca itineraries) centro. ...

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Hot Chocolate: Oaxaca Food Guide

Coffee Shops: Oaxaca Food Guide

Garnachas, Various Locations: Oaxaca Food Guide

Outside of Oaxaca Centro: Best Restaurants in Oaxaca

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If you don’t want to get addicted, don’t go to Oaxaca city. That’s why the Oaxaca one is so good: you have to book a guided tour. And they have so many languages on offer, it will be hard for you to find an excuse not to visit - MACO: because the city is well-known as an epicentre fornational artists, it ...

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If Mexican cuisine ranks as one of the world’s great cuisines, it’s certainly aided in part by what goes on in the kitchens of Oaxaca. This Oaxaca food guide explains why with 41 Oaxacan specialties and things to eat and ..

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Worth to visit

Spend a few days in Rome (visit Rome itineraries) and you’ll start to understand that recycling is actually a very old practice. Ancient Romans used and reused monuments, buildings and catacombs throughout centuries. Popes erected their palaces on the ruins of funerary monuments and used the ruins of old public baths to build churches.

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General

The streets are full of life, everywhere you look you see vibrant colours, smokey markets, and people as unique as the land they call home. Life moves slowly here and people are in general much friendlier. The cities made of colourful colonial buildings, and ..

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I had a hard time writing this post on Oaxaca, maybe because I have contradictory feelings about the city that I still haven’t resolved in my mind. On one hand I love the size of the city, geography, food, and relative tranquility of Oaxaca (Oaxaca in detail). On the other hand I had a hard time with the economic disparities of Oaxaca, ...

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This museum is attached to the Templo de Santo Domingo and gives you some of the best views out over the Ethno Botanical Gardens. ...

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Voordat we in de lijst duiken met wat te doen in Oaxaca, vertel ik je graag eerst iets over de historie en achtergrond van de stad. Het is de hoofdstad van de deelstaat Oaxaca (more about Oaxaca) en heeft altijd veel kunstenaars, artiesten, wetenschappers, dichters en schrijvers aangetrokken. Oaxaca is tevens de geboortestad van twee ...

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Itinerary

Oaxaca (more about Oaxaca itineraries) is the start of the banana pancake trail in Mexico after departing Mexico City. ...

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I recently returned from an Oaxaca road trip and full disclosure, it was a bit of a disaster. Well, it was and it wasn’t. As far as trips go it was a fun trip with some friends where we got to see some cool places in Oaxaca (Oaxaca in detail). But I also had a constant feeling that I wished I’d done a bit more planning! Which was fine, ...

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This is a general itinerary meant to hit a little bit of all the amazing things Oaxaca has to offer – food, mezcal, artisan work, nature, history… ...

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Oaxaca Itinerary Notes Continued:

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Depending on what time you arrive, you’ll want to get to your accommodation and drop your bags off so you can start to explore and eat. ...

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Day Seven Oaxaca Itinerary – Souvenir Shopping

Day Two Oaxaca Itinerary – Tour Monte Alban

Day Five Oaxaca Itinerary- Make all the Time for Itanoni

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Costs

. travelers with the exchange rate working in our favor, but here are few ways to keep costs to a minimum. While you’ll likely find the most food in Oaxaca economical, stick to mercados and street vendors to conserve even more of your budget. Oaxaca City has pretty good public transport within the city limits.

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To visit the cathedral you don’t need any tickets, but all other sights belonging to this complex do need a ticket. ...

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There are flights to Puerto Escondido from Mexico City twice a day and the cost is pretty cheap, especially in low-season. Check out Skyscanner ...

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Accommodation

If you’re going to visit Oaxaca city, you’re going to need somewhere to stay! And with literally hundreds of hotels to choose from, it’s hard to know exactly where to stay in Oaxaca. Well, in this blog, I’m going to answer that question outlining exactly where to stayas well as the best ...

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One of my most frequently asked questions is – where to stay in Oaxaca? So I put together a list of the best hotels in Oaxaca. A couple of my favorite hotels in Oaxaca (plan Oaxaca itineraries) are near the end of the list, but scroll through to find the right one for your travel style and budget. Continental breakfast is included in your stay.

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Long-time readers will know I’m a loyal Airbnb user, so I definitely recommend checking out what’s on offer there first. ...

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There are so many wonderful hotels in Oaxaca. One of my favorite hotels in Mexico City and if it’s anything like their Mexico (plan Mexico itineraries) City version, then it will be wonderful. ...

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