The Magical Town of Calvillo is known as “the guava world capital” and belongs to the state of Aguascalientes. It was an area inhabited by Caxcanes and Zacatecos Indians and now holds the title of the first guava producer nationwide. However, what makes having it as a must in any of the flights to Aguascalientes, goes beyond its excellent production of this fruit, so pay attention and discover why you should visit this wonderful Magical town of Calvillo.
Its nature is beautiful
This place has several rivers, dams, underground streams, springs and banks, also is surrounded by the Sierra Madre Occidental so it has a varied and abundant vegetation ranging from bushes to a forest of oak, cedar and pine. Within its fauna is a multiple variety of birds, wild boar, deer, wolves and pumas, among others.
It is a place that invites you to live the adventure
In the village you can go hiking, mountain biking, rappel and other extreme sports in the Sierras Fría and Del Laurel. Also, in Cerro Blanco where there are beautiful natural waterfalls to swim and appreciate the view offered by the place with the landscapes that surround it. On the other hand, if you prefer something more commercial, Calvillo has two perfect water parks for a refreshing afternoon.
The tram tours will take you to its emblematic places
Guayequito, is the name given to the tram that is parked on one side of the square, almost in front of the Municipal Presidency, the guide will give you some options of travel, which has five routes where you choose the one you like the most. These routes can be, prey of malpaso, prey of the Codorníz, the Route of the Guayaba, Route to the former hacienda of Vaquería and finally, the Route of the Four Temples, all include a tour of the historic center where besides visiting it , you will also know the most important data of each place.
It is a place full of legends
The house of culture is built in pink quarry and is a place where many legends and stories are told, this house was donated to be Library and House of Culture by one of the caciques of the town. At present, the building is listed by the National Institute of Anthropology and History as historical heritage, so don´t miss the opportunity to learn about its legends and be intrigued by these mysterious stories, worthy of a classic town.
Its architecture is impressive
In its Historical Center, it is very common to go to the Sanctuary of the Virgin of Guadalupe, of neo-Gothic style and built in quarry. Its towers and arches are something worth seeing at night and during the day, its stained glass decorations and its altar dedicated to the Virgin with its gold leaf decoration make this one of the best places to admire the architecture religious of the place.
These are just a few reasons for you to visit this great town in your next search for flights to Aguascalientes, a town that has everything to spend a few days of true pleasure and total rest.