Culture, art and adrenaline in and around Parras

Parras de la Fuente , Coahuila

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ASK FOR A LITTLE MIRACLE TO SANTO MADERO
Climb the hill of “Sombreretillo” until you reach the Church of Santo Madero, an icon of the city. Come into the Church, its colonial style inside, will surround you, then you can find the Santo Madero, which is said to be a splinter of the cross in which Jesus was crucified; faithful people come and ask for favors because of is considered miraculous. Enjoy the spectacular panoramic view; if you go at night, admire the splendid lighting that enhances the majestic temple on high.

KNOW THE CAVE PAINTINGS
Explore the extraordinary forms that local native ancestors painted on rocks in the middle of the desert near San Rafael de los Milagros. Inquire into the varied designs of rock paintings whose meaning is uncertain, and find among them some universal symbols such as rain, sun and anthropomorphic figures. It is admirable how the traces have survived in the middle of the desert despite the inclement weather without protection in any way.

PRINT A LITTLE ADRENALINE TO YOUR TOUR
Go to the Lima Canyon, make up of imposing vertical walls up to forty meters high. Test all kinds of obstacles along the way and venture to swim, hop and climb surrounded by natural wonders.

AT THE NIGHT FALL, VISIT LA HACIENDA DE LOS MURCIELAGOS
Inside the Hotel Antigua Hacienda de Perote, you can find a cave, dive into it and silently watch the thousands of bats that flutter as the sun goes down.

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