Extracurricular Activities

In addition to daily classes from 9:00 am to 3:00 PM, Cuernavaca Language School offers excursions and visits on Wednesdays, Thurdays, Saturdays and Sundays to the most interesting places in Cuernavaca and Mexico City surroundings.

For example, the City of Taxco very well known for its prestigious artisans in silver jewelry. It is a very nice colonial city from the 18th Century with narrow streets and beautiful churches.

During the week you may join papier-machè and painting lessons, exchange conversation (English-Spanish), photo and photo film develop and sports. And make lots of friends! (Some of these activities are offered by a third part.)

Every weekend you may go out for dancing or practice Spanish in a relaxed way. People from school, host families, teachers, staff and good friends from Cuernavaca participate!!

We offer excursions, for example to:

TAXCO is a colonial gem, with steep, twisting, cobbled streets and many picturesque buildings. The first silver shipped to Spain came from the mines of Taxco. José de la Borda made and spent three fortunes here in the 18th Century. He founded the present town and built the magnificent twin-towered rose-colored parish church of Santa Prisca, which soars above everything but the mountains. The main central area is full of shops and shopping tourists. Vendors will bargain and cheap silver items can often be found. By law must stamp real silver defined as 0.925 pure, stamped somewhere on the item with the number 925. The processions during Holy Week are spectacular.

MEXICO CITY'S - NACIONAL MUSEUM OF ANTHROPOLOGY AND HISTORY houses a vast collection illustrating pre-conquest Mexican culture. It has an immense patio shaded by a gigantic concrete mushroom, 4,200 square meters -the world's largest concrete expanse supported by a single pillar. THE CATHEDRAL is the oldest and largest in Latin America and was finished in 1813. Behind the Cathedral are the Aztec ruins of the main temple (Templo Mayor), discovered in 1978.COYOACAN is the oldest part of Mexico City and one of the best preserved, with buildings from the 16th to 19th Centuries. Culturally, it is one of the most lively parts of Mexico City.


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