Visit Loreto, a Paradise Full of History

Loreto , Baja California Sur

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Along its cobblestone streets, you will find monuments in the Historic Capital of Las Californias, which was founded in 1697. The first point of Jesuit evangelization and a Pueblo Mágico (Magic Town) since 2012. The Sierra de la Giganta and the Sea of Cortez are part of its landscape.

EXPLORE THE MISSION OF OUR LADY OF LORETO
In the heart of the city, you can admire the sculptures of the Virgin of Loreto and the altarpieces dating from the 18th century in the mother of the missions in Alta and Baja California.

EXPLORE THE JESUIT MISSION MUSEUM
Revive more than 300 years of history as you admire religious art, ancient documents, weapons, tools, and crafts.

LEARN ABOUT THE PLAZA SALVATIERRA
Both in the square and in the surrounding historic center, you will notice the architecture of the old buildings that have been adapted into hotels, houses, and shops.

ENJOY THE COASTAL BOARDWALK 
Be surprised as you watch pelicans catch fish, and admire the sculptures of whale shark and sea lions on your picturesque tour. Taste northern food and specialties from the sea, like ceviche, fish tacos, lobster and chocolate clam. Hire a boat to go fishing or visit the islands. 

ENJOY THE HOLIDAYS CELEBRATED DURING THE YEAR
Participate in fishing tournaments and off-road races.
You can walk through the narrow streets during the cultural and patron saint festivals and share the many traditions of this quiet village.

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