The academy and festival will have place at Tequila Magical Town, in Jalisco, México; located 60 km from Guadalajara.
This Mexican region was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO under the name of Agave Landscape and Ancient Industrial Facilities of Tequila.
Tequila town is the place where the national drink, recognized internationally with the same name, is produced and where the José Cuervo Foundation promotes through the Tequila School of Music artistic education for local, mexican and international youth. Learn more here.
Mundo Cuervo is the hospitality and tourism division of José Cuervo in Tequila Jalisco, Pueblo Mágico, which has become a Mexican pride, not only because it is the birthplace of the distillate that bears its name, but throughout history, legends and traditions that frame its picturesque existence.
Mundo Cuervo offers the complete experience for all expert travelers: Hotel Solar de las Ánimas Hotel, member of Relais & Chateaux Hotels, with 93 rooms and with typical Mexican architecture of the XVII and XVIII century. Its design is based on a creole colonial house in which each guest will enjoy an authentic and personalized experience; Hacienda El Centenario, an exclusive first level Convention & Events Center, has 7,000 m2 distributed in different scenarios amid gardens, patios, fountains and terraces surrounded by our natural heritage, the valleys and the Sierra Madre Occidental de Tequila.
Jose Cuervo Express, the train that goes to Tequila, crosses the agave landscape with the magic of yesteryear, makes its routes every Saturday of the year, with 2 new itinerary options, starting from the Guadalajara station and arriving at Tequila, Magical Town; Fabrica La Rojeña, the oldest distillery in Latin America with more than 250 years of tradition where visitors know first-hand through different experiences, the process of making and tasting tequila, you will also find a variety of products with Mexican essence in all our stores.
HOW TO GET THERE?
Guadalajara International Airport
Several daily flights from main cities of Mexico and the world.
Located at Carretera Guadalajara-Chapala km 17.5, Tlajomulco de Zúñiga, Jalisco.
From Guadalajara to Tequila town By train:
What better way to come to Tequila than on our train? The Jose Cuervo Express® departs from the Ferromex station in Guadalajara for Tequila on Saturdays at 10 am.
Ferromex station in Guadalajara Washington #10, Col. Moderna, Guadalajara
Telephone numbers: +52 (374) 742 67 29
Alternatively, you can take a bus from Guadalajara to Tequila. Check the schedule at the bus station before you travel.
Zapopan bus terminal
Highway to Nogales #942 corner with Av. Base Aérea, Col. San Juan de Ocotán, Zapopan, Jalisco
Telephone: +52 (33) 3629 0468
Antigua Central Camionera
Dr. R. Michel #275. Sala A Andén 2, Guadalajara
(entrada por Av. Los Ángeles)
Telephone numbers: +52 (33) 3650 0479 / 0480 / 0481
Tequila Plus Sucursal Zapopan-Jalisco
Prol. Av. Vallarta #650-B, Col. San Juan de Ocotán, Zapopan.
Telephone number: +52 (33) 3110 2022 www.tequilaplus.com
Tequila Plus Sucursal Guadalajara-Tlaquepaque
Zapotlanejo Highway # 210, Guadalajara (50 m. from Burger King before the New Station)
Telephone number:+52 (33) 3600 3434 www.tequilaplus.com
A taxi ride takes approximately 45 minutes from Guadalajara. It costs approximately $ 70.00 USD
OTHER RECOMENDED HOTELS
The following hotels are partners of the International Piano Competition Cuervo – Petrof and offer special rates for the contestants and visitor from march 11th – 18th, 2018.
Please book with anticipation:
If you come in spring or winter, you will find a dry and temperate climate, with maximum temperatures around 20º - 25ºC, which at night descend to 10º - 15ºC. In April and May temperatures can rise to over 35ºC, until the rainy season arrives between June and October. See today's weather on The Weather Channel: http://wxch.nl/2f6AgTQ