San Sebastian del Oeste Puerto Vallarta - Vallarta Adventures
San Sebastian del Oeste is hidden in the Sierra Madre mountains, it is a quaint colonial town just a 90 minute drive from Puerto Vallarta and yet it offers a completely different scenario to that of the popular beach destination. You must visit San Sebastian del Oeste on your next vacation!
On your way on a comfortable air-conditioned van to San Sebastian del Oeste Puerto Vallarta you will see impressive landscapes and scenes from everyday life in the Mexican countryside. San Sebastian del Oeste Puerto Vallarta was founded in the 17th century as a mining town. Gold, silver and lead used to be mined in the surrounding areas of San Sebastian del Oeste, leading to a peak of prosperity in the 18th century.
For its colonial beauty, San Sebastian del Oeste Puerto Vallarta is listed in the Pueblos Magicos program of the Mexican federal government. The Church of Saint Sebastian, originally built in 1608, was designed in the Spanish Baroque style. Many other buildings in San Sebastian del Oeste, such as haciendas, houses and temples were also erected during colonial times using adobe, cut stone or both, and have been carefully preserved and restored.
Come to San Sebastian del Oeste to travel back in time to the colonial period of Mexico!