Those who did not have a few days off at Christmas or New Year surely need to know when the “Bridge February 2023 The first of the year!Here are the details…
Starting the year by organizing a trip is always a good idea, and for those who work and have to meet schedules, the bridge holidays are an opportunity that cannot be missed.
For this reason, remember that you have a special post with all the 2023 holidays on our blog here, but in this case we are going to talk about the February 2023 long weekend, which is very close.
When is the February 2023 bridge holiday?
The First bridge 2023 falls on Monday, February 6.
In case you wonder what is celebrated on that date? We remind you that on this date the Day of the Mexican Constitution is commemorated, promulgated on February 5, 1917 and whose celebration would correspond to the 5th of that month, but, conveniently, it goes to the 6th.
Options to take advantage of the first bridge 2023
The February 2023 long weekend is almost here and it is urgent to define a destination for a nice three-day getaway, a long weekend that must be incredible to start the year with energy well up.
The good thing about living in Mexico is that the offer is wide and from where you are sure you have more than one good alternative; If you haven’t decided yet, here are some places to go for short trips.
In the winter season in Mexico you cannot miss enjoying the snow and what better place than to visit the Switzerland of Mexico, this is how the beautiful magical town of Arteaga is recognized.
If you are part of the cold team and you still do not know this destination in the state of Coahuila, it is time to visit it, you will find it less than 20 minutes from Saltillo and 1 hour and 30 from Monterrey.
The walk through the town will be a charming experience, visit the church of San Isidro with beautiful stained glass windows, admire the facade of the municipal presidency, walk the streets and be surprised by the architecture of the town.
Try the pulque bread in the little market that is located in the mall and a champurrado to warm up is not bad at all; You will also find vendors selling handicrafts and different local products such as honey, liqueurs, nuts and a variety of snacks and drinks, and something else.
The Sierra de Arteaga has a special mention, with extensive areas of forests that offer a landscape worth admiring; It is there that the Bosques de Monterreal complex is located, where you will find a hotel, cabins and a ski center, perfect for enjoying activities in the snow, horseback riding, zip-lining, etc.
This is just a summary, there is much more to enjoy.
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San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas
This beautiful colonial city is part of the state of Chiapas, a very good option to enjoy unforgettable days off.
Strolling through the city will reward you with unique images in which you will be able to appreciate the architecture of its buildings, discover innumerable churches, admire the beautiful pieces of handicrafts and embroidered textiles offered by vendors in the streets or in shops located in their walkways.
The main square and a beautiful kiosk and the imposing Cathedral are obligatory visits, part of the best postcards you find in the destination; The cultural richness of this magical town deserves a visit to its museums, although they may be closed for the February 2023 bridge holiday, you can try it.
La marcado is another of the places that have to be on your list of things to do in Chiapas, perfect to enjoy the local gastronomy and find some relics made by the population of the area.
Take time to get to know some coffee shops, you will find several options, a cozy atmosphere, delicious Chiapas coffee and delicious bread, a very good plan.
Enjoy watching the evening fall on the esplanade in front of the Cathedral, another of the magnificent experiences that this place offers.
If you have time and desire, go on a tour to see the natural beauties of the region such as the famous Montebello Lakes, you will not regret it.
Another excellent proposal to enjoy on this upcoming February 2023 long weekend is the beautiful city of Colima, an attractive destination located just one hour from the sea.
Visiting this city can be a trip that includes several experiences since you can enjoy the charms of the city and combine them with walks to the beach, Manzanillo is very close; You even have the option of the mountain, from December to March is the best time to visit the Colima Volcano.
The historic center, the Cathedral and the Andador Constitución are the most visited places in the destination and it is worth enjoying them on a quiet walk that allows you to get to know them and without a doubt take your best photos, their beauty is indescribable.
Another of the highly recommended activities is a tour of the coffee route that includes visits to nearby towns such as Comala, Zona Mágica, La Nogalera, Estación de Café and some more; the tasting of a good coffee will not be missing.
Add to your itinerary a tour of the La Campana archaeological zone, belonging to the Tehuchitlán tradition, it was one of the first settlements in Mesoamerica and about 20 minutes from downtown, the El Chanal archaeological zone is another option that may interest you.
To try the local gastronomy go to the Álvaro Obregón Market and delight yourself with one or a few delicious Mexican snacks, you are going to love them.
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And in order not to disappoint those who sign up for the heat team, the beaches of El Cuyo will be our last proposal on this list of incredible places that you can visit on the long weekend of February 6, 2023.
El Cuyo is a town located in the state of Yucatán, in the municipality of Tizimín, 3 hours and a half from Mérida, 2 hours 20 minutes from Valladolid, 2 hours and 30 minutes from Cancún and less than 2 hours from Chiquilá. from where ferries leave to Holbox.
The destination is located in the Río Lagartos National Park, a protected area with different species of flora and fauna, among other natural beauties such as its mangroves, a spring, etc.
The good thing about this beautiful place is that it is a very quiet destination where you can enjoy the beach and the sea without having to deal with crowds; There is also a lagoon where you can watch flamingos, an experience that will fascinate you.
On your walk through the town you can visit the lighthouse, the church, the main park and don’t miss the beautiful murals; a tour to Las Coloradas is something you must experience.
The fact that it is a small town will not be an impediment to finding good places to eat, ask the local people for recommendations and go on the gastronomic tour that will surprise you.