The destination to forget the routine
The Pueblo Mágico (Magical Town)
is located in the State of Querétaro
, very close to the city of Santiago de Querétaro
. This enchanting destination is famous for being a small town located in an area with hot springs.
If you are thinking of visiting this town, you can expect an utterly peaceful setting, ideal for taking a break from the daily grind and getting a breath of fresh air, where you can enjoy stunning blue skies and almost perfect weather.
, as it is known to locals and visitors, has a large offering of Water Parks
, handicraft shops and hot-air balloon flights
. What’s more, Tequisquiapan
is part of the wine-producing region of the state of Querétaro
, so you can also sample fine Mexican wine
, thanks to the tastings offered at wineries in the area.
Ideal for a family trip
If you decide to spend a few days in the town, be sure to visit the picturesque Historical Center
and Plaza Miguel Hidalgo
, where gazing at the colonial architecture will transport you back in time. While you are walking about, why not visit the Mercado de Handicrafts de Tequisquiapan (Tequisquiapan Handicraft Market)
, where you can find lovely items made from ceramic, leather and opal, as well as woven fabrics and traditional baskets made of wicker and palm?
A visit to the Templo de Santa María de la Asunción (Church of St. Mary of the Assumption)
, in Tequisquiapan’s Historical Center
, is a must. For a time-out from all your activities, Parque Recreativo La Pila
(a recreational park) is the ideal spot, a peaceful haven surrounded by ahuehuete and sabino trees (species similar to the cypress), with activities for the whole family.