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Cultural wealth of the Bajio route

Lagos de Moreno, Real de Asientos, Guanajuato, Zacatecas, Aguascalientes, León

Guanajuato stands out for being a magical destination with a romantic atmosphere, famous for its history, its legends and its colonial architecture. Discovering the city through its beautiful alleys and tunnels is an experience that will definitely be unforgettable.

Take the time to admire its incredible landscapes, the best place to do this is from the top of the Pípila monument. Some must-see stops on your tour are its churches, the Callejón del Beso (Kiss Alley) and the university, which is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful in the country.

Take a break and enjoy the Jardín de la Unión (Unión Garden), while admiring the imposing façade of the Teatro Juárez (Juárez Theater). Be swept away by the joy and tradition of the mythical callejoneadas.

One of the experiences that you cannot miss when visiting Guanajuato is to attend the International Cervantino Festival in October, where you will find world-class artistic performances.

León, Guanajuato, better known as La Perla del Bajío (The Bajío Pearl), is characterized by the beauty of its attractions such as the main square and its historic buildings. On your tour, admire the Catedral Metropolitana (Metropolitan Cathedral) or the Neo-Gothic Templo Expiatorio (Expiatory Temple), and on the Calzada de los Héroes (Heroes Avenue) you will find the emblematic Arco Triunfal (Triumphal Arch). León is also considered the Capital of Footwear, here you can buy a wide variety of shoes and leather goods. In its local markets and restaurants you will delight yourself with local cuisine, with dishes such as tacos de aire, the famous guacamayas (sandwich) or caldo de oso. Depending on the dates of your stay, you can enjoy the traditional Feria de León (León Fair) or, if you prefer, the Festival Internacional del Globo (International Hot Air Balloon Festival) in the Parque Metropolitano (Metropolitan Park).

On the way to the state of Jalisco, you will visit the Pueblo Mágico (Magical Town) of Lagos de Moreno where you can admire the baroque style Parroquia de la Asunción (Asunción Parish) made in pink quarry stone; this building can be seen from the Jardín de los Constituyentes (Constituyentes Garden). Visit the Templo del Calvario (Calvary Temple) with a wonderful view of the downtown area from its viewpoint. We recommend you to visit the Parroquia de Nuestra Señora de la Luz (Nuestra Señora de la Luz Parish) and photograph the quarry stone bridge over the Lagos River.

Afterwards, head to Aguascalientes, home to the Feria Nacional de San Marcos (San Marcos National Fair) and a monumental Plaza de Toros (Bullring). Discover its colonial architecture and its beautiful attractions distributed throughout its historic downtown. Be dazzled by the Templo de San Antonio de Padua (San Antonio de Padua Temple), decorated with various architectural styles. Several museums ranging from history, to art and culture await your visit. Tour the Jardin de San Marcos (San Marcos Garden), a traditional place full of nature. Venustiano Carranza Street becomes the heart of the nightlife with a wide variety of entertainment venues including restaurants, galleries, coffee shops, bars and breweries.

Real de Asientos, a Pueblo Mágico (Magical Town) in the state of Aguascalientes, will make you travel back in time. This destination of mining origin, has landscapes that adorn the surroundings and will leave you in awe. Before reaching the downtown area, the old Señor del Tepozán convent will welcome you, and then you can visit the Plaza Juárez (Juárez Square) and its Parish, these are all attractions that embellish the town with its colonial style. Discover its museums, mines, tunnels and an aqueduct that will tell you the history of the place, don't forget the panoramic view from the viewpoint.

Zacatecas is a destination with a deep colonial essence, which is present in its beautiful architecture, which has made it worthy of the designation of World Heritage Site by Unesco. Visiting one of its many museums will leave you in awe. Its emblematic and elegant Cathedral carved in pink quarry stone is an expression of baroque art at its best. At night or by day, the city will show you a magical experience, in its alleys, squares and colonial buildings. Take the cable car or if you prefer go up Cerro de la Bufa (Bufa Hill) on foot and enjoy the most incredible views of the city. Visit its mines and delight yourself with its gastronomy, make sure you try the tacos envenenados, the enchiladas and the asado de boda.

Guanajuato stands out for being a magical destination with a romantic atmosphere, famous for its history, its legends and its colonial architecture. Discovering the city through its beautiful alleys and tunnels is an experience that will definitely be unforgettable.

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Take the time to admire its incredible landscapes, the best place to do this is from the top of the Pípila monument. Some must-see stops on your tour are its churches, the Callejón del Beso (Kiss Alley) and the university, which is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful in the country.

Take a break and enjoy the Jardín de la Unión (Unión Garden), while admiring the imposing façade of the Teatro Juárez (Juárez Theater). Be swept away by the joy and tradition of the mythical callejoneadas.

One of the experiences that you cannot miss when visiting Guanajuato is to attend the International Cervantino Festival in October, where you will find world-class artistic performances.

León, Guanajuato, better known as La Perla del Bajío (The Bajío Pearl), is characterized by the beauty of its attractions such as the main square and its historic buildings. On your tour, admire the Catedral Metropolitana (Metropolitan Cathedral) or the Neo-Gothic Templo Expiatorio (Expiatory Temple), and on the Calzada de los Héroes (Heroes Avenue) you will find the emblematic Arco Triunfal (Triumphal Arch). León is also considered the Capital of Footwear, here you can buy a wide variety of shoes and leather goods. In its local markets and restaurants you will delight yourself with local cuisine, with dishes such as tacos de aire, the famous guacamayas (sandwich) or caldo de oso. Depending on the dates of your stay, you can enjoy the traditional Feria de León (León Fair) or, if you prefer, the Festival Internacional del Globo (International Hot Air Balloon Festival) in the Parque Metropolitano (Metropolitan Park).

On the way to the state of Jalisco, you will visit the Pueblo Mágico (Magical Town) of Lagos de Moreno where you can admire the baroque style Parroquia de la Asunción (Asunción Parish) made in pink quarry stone; this building can be seen from the Jardín de los Constituyentes (Constituyentes Garden). Visit the Templo del Calvario (Calvary Temple) with a wonderful view of the downtown area from its viewpoint. We recommend you to visit the Parroquia de Nuestra Señora de la Luz (Nuestra Señora de la Luz Parish) and photograph the quarry stone bridge over the Lagos River.

Afterwards, head to Aguascalientes, home to the Feria Nacional de San Marcos (San Marcos National Fair) and a monumental Plaza de Toros (Bullring). Discover its colonial architecture and its beautiful attractions distributed throughout its historic downtown. Be dazzled by the Templo de San Antonio de Padua (San Antonio de Padua Temple), decorated with various architectural styles. Several museums ranging from history, to art and culture await your visit. Tour the Jardin de San Marcos (San Marcos Garden), a traditional place full of nature. Venustiano Carranza Street becomes the heart of the nightlife with a wide variety of entertainment venues including restaurants, galleries, coffee shops, bars and breweries.

Real de Asientos, a Pueblo Mágico (Magical Town) in the state of Aguascalientes, will make you travel back in time. This destination of mining origin, has landscapes that adorn the surroundings and will leave you in awe. Before reaching the downtown area, the old Señor del Tepozán convent will welcome you, and then you can visit the Plaza Juárez (Juárez Square) and its Parish, these are all attractions that embellish the town with its colonial style. Discover its museums, mines, tunnels and an aqueduct that will tell you the history of the place, don't forget the panoramic view from the viewpoint.

Zacatecas is a destination with a deep colonial essence, which is present in its beautiful architecture, which has made it worthy of the designation of World Heritage Site by Unesco. Visiting one of its many museums will leave you in awe. Its emblematic and elegant Cathedral carved in pink quarry stone is an expression of baroque art at its best. At night or by day, the city will show you a magical experience, in its alleys, squares and colonial buildings. Take the cable car or if you prefer go up Cerro de la Bufa (Bufa Hill) on foot and enjoy the most incredible views of the city. Visit its mines and delight yourself with its gastronomy, make sure you try the tacos envenenados, the enchiladas and the asado de boda.

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