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Villa del Carbón

Estado de México

The tranquil Pueblo Mágico (Magical Town) of Villa del Carbón, chock-full of culture and forest greenery, is located 48 kilometers (30 mi) from Mexico City, in the Estado de México. Get away from the hustle and bustle of the big city by venturing into the unparalleled natural landscapes of Villa del Carbón. You’ll fall in love at first sight with its colonial charm.

Take a stroll through the town, where the cobblestone streets will take you to the Parroquia de la Virgen de la Peña de Francia, a Romantic-style structure dating back to the 18th century. Its gorgeous stone-carved towers and barrel-vaulted nave are awe-inspiring.

Head over to the center of Plaza Hidalgo, a traditional space surrounded by colonial facades that will no doubt captivate you. You’ll be able to take in buildings such as the old municipal building, the church, and antique manors with their portals. Be sure to spend some time at the Casa de la Cultura (Cultural Center), where you’ll be able to see archaeological objects exhibited in the museum contained within it.

You’ll find a variety of collectibles at Villa del Carbón’s handicraft market, where goods made out of leather and wool prevail. Jackets, bags, shoes, vests, belts, and gloves are the most popular articles among travelers.

If you’re looking for more local products, you’ll be able to find them town square’s arches. You’re likely to find this Pueblo Mágico’s traditional elixir: homemade rompope (eggnog). Be sure to try some.

This Pueblo Mágico in the Estado de México offers several options in terms of lodging, from boutique hotels in the Historical Center, to resorts such as the La Angora Recreation Center, which boasts a pool and a temazcal that make for a marvelous vacation.

Plan a day trip from Villa del Carbón to the El Llano Dam, an ecotourism par located only 20 kilometers (12 mi) from the town square. You’ll enjoy looking at the river system that feeds the dam in the crisp weather.

You can tour the dam by motorboat and take in the scenic views, in addition to breathing in the clean, cool air and admiring nature’s fascinating simplicity.

In order to avoid the rainy season, the best time to visit Villa del Carbón is from January to May and from October to December.
The tranquil Pueblo Mágico (Magical Town) of Villa del Carbón, chock-full of culture and forest greenery, is located 48 kilometers (30 mi) from Mexico City, in the Estado de México. Get away from the hustle and bustle of the big city by venturing into the unparalleled natural landscapes of Villa del Carbón. You’ll fall in love at first sight with its colonial charm.

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Take a stroll through the town, where the cobblestone streets will take you to the Parroquia de la Virgen de la Peña de Francia, a Romantic-style structure dating back to the 18th century. Its gorgeous stone-carved towers and barrel-vaulted nave are awe-inspiring.

Head over to the center of Plaza Hidalgo, a traditional space surrounded by colonial facades that will no doubt captivate you. You’ll be able to take in buildings such as the old municipal building, the church, and antique manors with their portals. Be sure to spend some time at the Casa de la Cultura (Cultural Center), where you’ll be able to see archaeological objects exhibited in the museum contained within it.

You’ll find a variety of collectibles at Villa del Carbón’s handicraft market, where goods made out of leather and wool prevail. Jackets, bags, shoes, vests, belts, and gloves are the most popular articles among travelers.

If you’re looking for more local products, you’ll be able to find them town square’s arches. You’re likely to find this Pueblo Mágico’s traditional elixir: homemade rompope (eggnog). Be sure to try some.

This Pueblo Mágico in the Estado de México offers several options in terms of lodging, from boutique hotels in the Historical Center, to resorts such as the La Angora Recreation Center, which boasts a pool and a temazcal that make for a marvelous vacation.

Plan a day trip from Villa del Carbón to the El Llano Dam, an ecotourism par located only 20 kilometers (12 mi) from the town square. You’ll enjoy looking at the river system that feeds the dam in the crisp weather.

You can tour the dam by motorboat and take in the scenic views, in addition to breathing in the clean, cool air and admiring nature’s fascinating simplicity.

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