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Mountains, Wooded Landscapes and Carnita Asada Route

Saltillo, Monterrey

This interesting route through the north of the country begins in Saltillo, Coahuila. Surrounded by mountains, this colonial city is a place full of history. The Plaza de Armas (Arms Square), witness to the struggles during the North American invasion, is surrounded by the most representative buildings of the place, such as the Catedral de Santiago (Santiago Cathedral), the old casino and the Palacio de Gobierno (Government Palace). The typical craft of Saltillo is the sarape and the gastronomic specialty are steaks, roasted goat or mutton.

From Saltillo head towards the Pueblo Mágico (Magical Town) of Arteaga. Considered the “Mexican Switzerland”, here you will enjoy wonderful wooded landscapes in the middle of the mountains. It is ideal if you want to stay in a little cabin and also do adventure activities. Enjoy delicious jams, liqueurs and compotes made from local fruit, such as peaches, apples and pears.

The route continues to Monterrey, Nuevo León. Better known as La Sultana del Norte, it is a magnificent city and the third most important in the country, a perfect example of Mexican modernity. Here you can discover renowned galleries and museums, as well as historic buildings that preserve their colonial architecture, in great contrast to contemporary buildings.

Now you will head to the Pueblo Mágico (Magical Town) of Cadereyta. Get to know its colonial downtown area and admire the temples of San Pedro and San Pablo, as well as the Temple of San Juan Bautista. Don't forget to try the Cuajitos, a typical dish of this town!

Wrapping up at the northern side of the country, you will go to Reynosa, Tamaulipas. This border city is one of the most developed in the country and two international bridges connect it with the United States. Here you can visit the Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe (Church of Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe) it has a neoclassical style and was completed in 1810. Make sure you try the flour tortillas and roasted beef.
This interesting route through the north of the country begins in Saltillo, Coahuila. Surrounded by mountains, this colonial city is a place full of history. The Plaza de Armas (Arms Square), witness to the struggles during the North American invasion, is surrounded by the most representative buildings of the place, such as the Catedral de Santiago (Santiago Cathedral), the old casino and the Palacio de Gobierno (Government Palace). The typical craft of Saltillo is the sarape and the gastronomic specialty are steaks, roasted goat or mutton.

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From Saltillo head towards the Pueblo Mágico (Magical Town) of Arteaga. Considered the “Mexican Switzerland”, here you will enjoy wonderful wooded landscapes in the middle of the mountains. It is ideal if you want to stay in a little cabin and also do adventure activities. Enjoy delicious jams, liqueurs and compotes made from local fruit, such as peaches, apples and pears.

The route continues to Monterrey, Nuevo León. Better known as La Sultana del Norte, it is a magnificent city and the third most important in the country, a perfect example of Mexican modernity. Here you can discover renowned galleries and museums, as well as historic buildings that preserve their colonial architecture, in great contrast to contemporary buildings.

Now you will head to the Pueblo Mágico (Magical Town) of Cadereyta. Get to know its colonial downtown area and admire the temples of San Pedro and San Pablo, as well as the Temple of San Juan Bautista. Don't forget to try the Cuajitos, a typical dish of this town!

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