Mexico - Oaxaca (PDF Chapter)
This is the Oaxaca chapter from Lonely Planet’s Mexico guidebook.
The state of Oaxaca has a special magic felt by Mexicans and foreigners alike. A bastion of indigenous culture, it’s home to the country’s most vibrant crafts and art scene, some outstand-ingly colorful and extroverted festivities, a uniquely savory cuisine and diverse natural riches.
- indulge in the culture, cuisine, color, crafts – and mezcal – of festive, colonial Oaxaca city
- chill out at the travelers’ beach hangout of Zipolite, one of several laid-back villages along the coast
- ride the surf on the gorgeous beaches of low-key Puerto Escondido
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Oaxaca City, Valles Centrales, Monte Albán, Valle de Tlacolula, Valle de Zimatlán, Valle de Etla, San José del Pacífico, Sierra Norte, Pueblos Manco-munados, Western Oaxaca, Santiago Apoala, Oaxaca Coast, Puerto Escondido, Parque Nacion-al Lagunas de Chacahua, Pochutla, Puerto Ángel, Zipolite, San Agustinillo, Mazunte, La Venta-nilla, Bahías de Huatulco, Isthmus of Tehuantepec, Tehuantepec, Juchitán.
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