Everything you need to know about zacatecas

The territory of Zacatecas

All kinds of incredible experiences await you in Zacatecas, a territory full of adventure and tourism that is waiting for you to visit on your next vacation or days off. Are you up for your new adventure?

Fresnillo, Zacatecas

  • Agora Museum
  • Obelisk Garden
  • Los Jales Ecological Park
  • Santo Niño de Atocha Sanctuary
  • Cuarto Centenario Park
  • Napoleón Gómez Sada Mining Museum
  • Manuel M. Ponce Museum

If you want to know a little more about the second most important town in Zacatecas, thanks to the valuable information you can find on its website, it will be easy to get an idea of what you can find in this territory of mining origin.

In addition to all the specialties that you will have to taste in its varied restaurants, there are great festivals that if you have the opportunity to go, you will surely love. Among them are the Zacatecas Cultural Festival or the Great National Fair of Zacatecas, all of them highly anticipated by its inhabitants.

Sombrerete, Zacatecas

Do you want to know this magical town of colonial origin full of fantastic landscapes, gardens and much more? In this territory 170 kilometers from the capital, it is customary to taste the birria de borrego y chivo (lamb and goat birria), brujitas or frijoles de olla (pot beans), all of them perfect dishes to taste the typical gastronomy of Zacatecas.

Chalchihuites, archaeological zone

Of course, we recommend you go to the municipality of Chalchihuites to visit the Altavista Archaeological Zone. This is one of the buildings in which you have to invest your time.

Open to the public every day of the week from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., you can discover this ancient pre-Hispanic city that means ”green stone”.

Do you know the temple of the god Kukulkan? Although a little far from Zacatecas, it is one of the wonders of the modern world that you also have to visit once in your life.

Guadalupe, Zacatecas

This place fattens the long list of magical towns in Mexico as of 2018. This large territory located in Zacatecas is part of the Camino Real de Tierra Adentro, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

It stands out above all for the religious tourism that is practiced due to the numerous buildings built of this nature. Here you can visit the Sacred Hearts Parish, the Convent of Our Lady of Guadalupe, various chapels and much more.

When you go to eat, in its restaurants you will find frijoles charros, tamales and pozole, a traditional Mexican dish loved by all.

Valparaiso, Zacatecas

This municipality has several tourist attractions to visit with your friends or family. Do ecotourism in El Manantial, you can contemplate the beautiful Hinojosa Theater, as well as visit religious buildings such as the Sanctuary of Nuestra Señora de la Soledad.


Among the 58 different municipalities in all of Zacatecas is Juchipila, which means ”place of beautiful flowers”. If you like great landscapes, sports and nature, you can contemplate some of its greatest natural treasures such as the Sierra de Morones or the Sierra de Nochistlán.

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