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Academic Tours Oaxaca

Calle Nieve # 208-A, Oaxaca 68048, Mexico
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Street Food Tour? Think again.

The guide was interesting. Not Florencio who is so highly praised in the reviews. The tastings... read more

Reviewed January 31, 2018
Cstrum
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Chicago, Illinois
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Worth it!

Florencio isn't just a tour guide, he's a true local and academic. We had a fantastic day with... read more

Reviewed August 10, 2017
Kara R
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Academic Tours Oaxaca is a boutique tour company specializing in quality programs, custom'designed to suit individual or group interests. Our main goal is to have each traveler leave with a greater understanding and appreciation of Mexico's Cultural Heritage, Spiritual Traditions and most importantly Contemporary Community Life; for the true heart of Mexico are its people.
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Calle Nieve # 208-A, Oaxaca 68048, Mexico
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Reviewed January 31, 2018 via mobile

The guide was interesting. Not Florencio who is so highly praised in the reviews. The tastings were limited to two markets and a few foods. For a town which is heralded internationally for food this tour was a sad disappointment. We had no real interaction...More

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Reviewed August 10, 2017

Florencio isn't just a tour guide, he's a true local and academic. We had a fantastic day with him, learning about local Oaxacan culture, history, and archaeology. Though the tour options are endless, we chose to do one of the more traditional "hit the highlights"...More

1  Thank Kara R
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Florencio L, Manager at Academic Tours Oaxaca, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2017

Thank you Kara, I'm glad you enjoyed the day..........

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Reviewed October 17, 2016

Fantastic week in Oaxaca guided by local expert and academic Florencio Moreno. Florencio was always on time, attentive and very knowledgeable. He as adept at Mexican history and culture of course but also very comfortable guiding through the local cuisine. We fed of his dining...More

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Reviewed February 8, 2016 via mobile

Our guide was amazing. He is worth much more than his daily fee. He picked us up on Sunday in a very comfortable vehicle. Our adventure was so amazing and his extensive knowledge was so good we added a day. My wife and I and...More

1  Thank Timothy K
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Reviewed February 3, 2016

I recommend Florencio Moreno to anyone -- his depth of knowledge is suited to graduate students from the best universities worldwide, and yet we never felt he was dumbing things down for us. Instead his wealth of knowledge was fun and inspiring. He's ever the...More

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Reviewed November 20, 2015

Florencio Moreno is a totally outstanding guide. He has a profound knowledge of the archeology and art of the area, which he imparts in perfect English . We took a half day tour to Mt Alban with him, and considered that going there without him...More

1  Thank Christine M
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Reviewed November 8, 2015

I just returned from a 12 day visit to Oaxaca, my first time there. I was part of a small group tour with Authentic Presence Tours out of Austin, Texas (owned/run by Joan Griffith) in partnership with Academic Tours of Oaxaca (run by Florencio Moreno)....More

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Reviewed April 9, 2015

I have been to Oaxaca 15 times and I will never tire of it. Each time I go I spend at least one full day with Florencio Moreno of "Academic Tours Oaxaca "http://www.academictoursoaxaca.com/index.php This trip I saw that Florencio was offering a couple of new...More

3  Thank sandy m
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Reviewed January 4, 2015

We spent a delightful and fascinating day delving into the history and culture of Tlacolula valley outside the city of Oaxaca. Florencio was able to guide us along the threads of the diverse anthropological, historical and archeological tapestry of this amazing valley. Highlights spanned 12,000...More

2  Thank tenkon
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Reviewed January 3, 2013

Florencio is a fantastic. He organised a day tour for our family of five adults covering Monte Alban and a couple of other lesser known sites, a weavers home, a craft market and a mezcal producer. Every interest covered! His van was comfortable and well...More

5  Thank Helot
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