When your guide picks you up from your hotel 15 minutes prior 10am, board the comfortable vehicule to
San Bartolo Coyotepec, located just 20 minutes south of Oaxaca. Renowned for the beautiful black pottery produced by town artisans, Coyotepec features several dozen workshops where you can learn about these unique
black pottery artesanies made locally since pre-Columbian times.
Re-board the vehicule and drive another 20 minutes south to
Santo Tomás Jalieza, whose artisans are famous for using an
antique technique for making textiles , which truthly are embellished works. Your guide will take your group to a market in the center of this quiet village, where you can find exquisitely woven
cotton goods made on back-strap looms. Take a look around and browse for colorful embroidered belts as well as shawls, blouses, place mats and handbags.
Your last stop is to the nearby town of
San Martin Tilcajete, a town known for the incredible creativity and hand work to make
wood carvings made with the Coopal tree, decorated with natural and acrilic paint. See how this artisans use their imagination and crativity to make this magical creatures with their bare hands.