Come and visit Arandas, a city in the Southern Highlands Region of the state of Jalisco. From its amazing streets, its charming locals, its citizens and all the hidden secrets of this city are waiting for your arrival.
It was created in 1761 under the name of Santa María Guadalupe de los Arandas, although nowadays the full name is not usually used. Several religious buildings can be visited, such as the Templo de San José Obrero, a church with a marked neo-Gothic style, or, for example, the Sanctuary of the Sacred Heart of Jesus.
Another important building that will undoubtedly please those who want to learn more about the history of the place is the visit to the Historical Museum El Sauz de Cajigal. The exhibits inside the museum include collections of unique archaeological pieces.
Although not a cultural visit as such, seeing the beautiful Guadalupe Bridge in Jalisco has its charm and is highly photogenic. It is located in the small town of El Chilarejón, one of the smallest known (it has about 50 inhabitants).
Tequileras in Arandas de Jalisco
As it could not be otherwise, coming to Jalisco and not getting to know the many tequilerias that make it up would be like not trying some good cochinita pibil tacos during your vacations in the Mexican country.
To visit the different sharecropping locations in the region (there are more than 100), we recommend that you make a list of the best known or those that are really worth visiting.
One of the most popular is La Casa Noble: this hacienda has beautiful views of the Tequila Volcano.s tequilerias in the region (there are more than 100) we recommend that you make a list of the best known or the ones that are really worth going to. You can take a specialized tour with experts in the field and see the artisanal production of tequila, the facilities or even the on-site museum.
Another popular tequila-making hacienda is La Fortaleza. Nearby you can see the impressive agave plants that produce this well-known alcoholic beverage. If you really want to take a guided tour, it is advisable to make an appointment several days in advance.
El Centro, Arandas, Jalisco
Like the small town where the Guadalupe Bridge is located, the town of El Centro is also one of the smallest in the territory. With approximately 70 inhabitants, this charming little place will captivate you and is only 6 kilometers from Arandas.
There you can enjoy multiple activities in the middle of nature, especially hiking, walks with the family and much more. It also stands out for its beautiful landscapes that are worth photographing, as well as the nearby monuments and agave plantations.
After your route through the different towns of Mexico, you can choose to spend your vacation in a beach resort. The hotels in Cancun of the Oasis hotel group are usually a great option to spend free days resting, sunbathing, doing different activities and much more. Take a look at their website and book a room at the all-inclusive resort of your choice.