Granaderos and Damas retake Mexico - 4 day trip


Welcome aboard! The Granaderos are returning to Mexico City for a wonderful chance to explore the life of Bernardo de Galvez,

enjoy meals at some of the best restaurants in Mexico city, listen to a symposium from some of the best scholars on the Galvez family

and learn about the importance of the Donativos to the American Revolution.

If you want to visit the many places our hero Bernardo de Galvez lived and worked, this is a tour that you don’t want to miss.

And the price is special for our group! You will not find a better tour anywhere.


Activity level - average

We will be doing quite a bit of walking, so please be sure you can join in the fun.

Please note that there is a reduced rate for those sharing a room with someone else under Occupancy.

If you are a couple, simply click two tickets. If you are each paying separately, then click one ticket under Double Occupancy.

Each of you will pay the reduced price and each of you will fill in your payment information.

Payment in full is expected on a first come first-served basis, so get your payment in early.

Cancellation policy - 100% refund up to October 31; 50% refund until December 1.

No refund after December 1 as we need to book hotels and transportation by that time.


Weds - Jan 31 - Arrive At Hotel Escoril, All Breakfasts Provided.

3:00 pm - relax and unpack, explore if you like!

Our Hotel Is Downtown Which Will Give You An Opportunity To Visit The Many Magnificent Palaces, Museums And Restaurants In The Downtown Area.

Learn why Mexico City was called "The City of Palaces" in the 1770s as the silver miners showed off their wealth by building huge homes.

7:00 Pm - Enjoy A Welcome Dinner And Get To Know Your Fellow Travelers.

Thurs - Feb. 1 - Breakfast At The Hotel

Downtown tour in our two vans. Carlos, our guide, is well versed in the history of Mexico during the Viceroyalty of Bernardo de Galvez

and of his father Matias. We will get to visit some of the outlying areas where Viceroy Bernardo spent weekends.

Lunch At Sanborns - This Is The Famous House Of Tiles, Built By The Count Of The Valley Of Orizaba, Near Puebla.

When the Count died, his widow used the inheritance to bring blue and white Talavera tile from Puebla to decorate the front of the palace.

It is said that she once faced down another noble in the narrow street beside her palace. She refused to allow her carriage driver to back up

and forced the other noble to back his carriage out of her way. The street is now called the Callejon de la Condesa, the Countess's Alley!

Today, of course, the House of Tiles is the flagship restaurant for the Sanborns chain of restaurants.

3:00 Pm - Return To Hotel For Siesta

Dinner on your own at the many nearby restaurants. Dr. Crimm will be available to help you with restaurant choices and translations.

Fri- Feb 2 - Breakfast At The Hotel
10:00 - 2:00 Approx - Symposium At The University

Presentations by scholars involved with the history of Bernardo de Galvez, the Donativos and the American Revolution.

Lunch after the Symposium

Dinner on your own

8:00 Pm - Ballet Folklorico At Bellas Artes - This Magnificent Opera Theater Was Built During The Porfiriato And Finished In The  Art Nouveau And Neoclassical Styles. Ther Interior Is Primarily Art Deco. The Building Is Best Known For Its Murals By Diego Rivera, Siqueiros And Others, As Well As The Many Exhibitions And Theatrical Performances It Hosts, Including The Ballet Folklórico De México Which We Will Get A Chance To Enjoy!

Sat Feb 3 - Breakfast At The Hotel
10:00 Am - Coyoacan Sabados Market
The Suburb Of Coyoacan (One Time Location Of Hernan Cortez's Governmental Palace) Hosts An Incredible Saturday-Only Country Market.

You will have a chance to shop til you drop with everything from native goods from around the country,

to fine silver and gold jewelry, beautiful paintings and native art!

2:00 Pm - Lunch At San Angel Inn - This Magnificent Restaurant Was At One Time An Immense Hacienda
That Has Been Turned Into One Of The Best Restaurants In The City.

3:30 pm - Siesta

Evening on your own.

Sun Feb 4 - Breakfast At The Hotel
10:00 Am - Church Of San Fernando For Galvez Family Mass. Both Viceroys Are Buried In This Lovely Old Church, One On Either Side Of The Altar.

We are hoping for a special mass for our Galvez family!

12:00 Am - Brunch At Nearby Restaurant

1:30 pm - Return to hotel to check out.

3:00 Pm - Van For Those Returning To Airport.

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Tour bus van

tour Bus Included!

For your special occasions - 12 passenger, limo seating, party van with a dance pole! Cooler with cold water.


Per Ticket

Tour Start Date

January 31, 2024

Tour End Date

February 4, 2024

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Tour Type

International Tours

How Many Days

4 Days

Tour Location


Bus Seating

8-12 People Total

Seats Available


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