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The Casa hosts group tours throughout the year. If you're interested in the current tour offerings, you can reach out directly to the tour leaders to reserve your spot.

Current tour offerings

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Bill and Jane's Amazing Oaxacan Food Tour

August 11 - 20, 2023

April 20 - 30, 2024

Eat and drink your way across Oaxaca with renowned North Carolina chef Bill Smith and Casa Colonial owner Jane Robison. We´ll dine in the city´s best restaurants and take excursions to archaelogical ruins and artisan villages, as well as visit a mezcal palenque to learn about the whole process behind the mythical Oaxacan drink.

Price: $2,600 USD

Contact for more information and to reserve.

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Discover Oaxaca Multi-day Course by Seasons of My Heart

  October 13 - October 19, 2023

  December 15 - December 21, 2023

  February 22 - February 28, 2024

  March 1st - March 7, 2024

  October 10 - October 16, 2024

  December 5 - December 11, 2024

Embark on a culinary and cultural journey like no other, as you uncover the best of Oaxaca's cuisine with the renowned Chef Susana Trilling, founder of Seasons of My Heart Cooking School.

We combine the best of Oaxaca City and its surrounding countryside to fully experience Oaxacan cuisine. In the charming historic center of this colonial city, we take in a wide range of flavors and sights; from dining in some of Oaxaca's finest restaurants to experiencing contemporary and regional cuisine, as well as getting to sample the best street food (night time run for arrachera tacos, tostadas and tlayudas)!

For more information, email or visit

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Day of the Dead -

Casa Colonial 20th annual tour

​October 23 - November 3, 2023

This year Jane Robison will be joined by Bill Smith in leading this popular tour. We will visit the archaeological sites, markets, museums and churches of Oaxaca, and join our friends in the crafts villages to see their home altars. We will visit cemeteries, build our own beautiful altar, and create an installation in our local park to honor those people from Oaxaca who have died in the U.S. this year. An unforgettable experience!

Visit our Day of the Dead 2023 webpage and email for more information.

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Sketching & Photography with Sandy Hayashi

December 6 - 13, 2023

We enjoy sketching and photography on our adventures. With our guide Nicolas we plan to visit the market at Tlacolula. We’ll spend a day with Fundación en Via visiting the village women this microfinance organization supports. We plan to do textile art with artist Maddalena Forcella. We’ll spend a day with artist/printmaker Enrique Flores in San Pablo Huitzo. At the end of the day, it is always a pleasure to come back to the Casa to relax and have a delicious meal and good conversations at the long dining room table.


Contact for more information.

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Phenomenal Women Art Retreat

with Tabetha Landt

March 1 - 8, 2024

Join us for an unforgettable creative retreat in Oaxaca! Immerse yourself in the vibrant sights, sounds, and culture of the city as you explore and connect with a small group of creative women. As we journey through the city and on day tours to the country, we'll seek inspiration and insights into ourselves and our place in the world. You'll channel this inspiration into expressive art through painting workshops, open studio time and sketching. Don't miss this opportunity to recharge your creative spirit in the heart of Oaxaca.

For more information, visit

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Oaxaca Artventure with Mija Matriz and Jewel Murphy

March 8 - 17, 2024

We’re two creatives curating an art making trip with Oaxaca as the backdrop for our inspiration. Suitable for all skill levels, this year’s focus is on paper and collage making. Plus fun. We believe in having fun.


More information is here

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Textile & Food Small Group Tour with Sharon Giles

March 26 - April 4, 2024

This small group tour has it all. Visits to a weaving workshop, backstrap weaving co-op, hands-on Oaxacan embroidery workshop, local markets where we will see many local textiles, a papermaking workshop, walking tours of downtown Oaxaca markets, hands on cooking class, mezcal making demo with a tasting and so much more. The tour is scheduled during Holy Week and there will be many activities during this special time in Oaxaca.


For more information contact or visit the website

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