It is time to resume travel, it is time to rearrange our agenda and a good idea is to know “The 10 most visited Magical Towns” from Mexico.
In case you did not know, since 2001, the Secretary of Tourism and other government agencies in Mexico have launched the Pueblos Mágicos tourist program, with the intention of promoting the beauty of the country in all its extension.
Those chosen are sites with symbolic attributes, legends, transcendental events for the country’s history and other socio-cultural manifestations that deserve to be recognized and revalued.
Today the list of Magical Towns of Mexico is made up of 132 locations, which successfully met the requirements to obtain certification as such.
With this little review, we already collaborate with your travel agenda, you have 132 beautiful destinations to visit; but here’s one more little help, we’ll tell you which are the most visited magical towns…
Bacalar is a magical town in the state of Quintana Roo, like Tulum and Isla Mujeres.
The beauty of the Seven Colors Lagoon is undoubtedly its greatest attraction and the reason why every year it receives thousands of national and foreign tourists who want to relax and enjoy the tranquility of the place.
Staying in a hotel next to the lagoon is ideal, so you make the most of the activities in it, you can swim, kayak, take boat rides, the pirate channel is highly recommended.
Added to this, the Fort of San Felipe and a bike tour through the town are not wasted; You also have to enjoy the atmosphere at night, in addition to the rich gastronomy, a Caribbean cocktail and some good music, they will be ideal to end the day.
And do not forget the cenotes, another of the unmissable beauties of the Riviera Maya.
The Most Magical of the Magical Towns of Mexico, is a dream place, a beautiful option to discover the wonders of the south of the country.
The main street, Real de Guadalupe, is the meeting point for travelers who enjoy long walks with various shops, restaurants, craft houses, bars, musicians singing different melodies and much more.
The ecclesiastical walkway is incredible, going up to the church of Guadalupe, the former Convent of Santo Domingo, the esplanade of the Cathedral, are unique postcards.
The colonial architecture and its stone streets transport you to another era; You can get on the turibus and take a tour of the most emblematic sites and learn a little more about each place. Ask about the alleys.
Chiapas coffee is well known and this can be a good opportunity to try it and not to mention the sweets, you have to go to the local market and give yourself a big permit to taste more than a couple.
One more of these most visited magical towns is this beautiful beach in the Mexican Pacific, Sayulita.
The charm of the town is indisputable, with wide beaches to enjoy an excellent climate; In addition, its location in the Riviera Nayarit, very close to Puerto Vallarta, Guayabitos, Bucerías and Punta Mita, make it an ideal place to visit other destinations.
Among the activities that Sayulita offers, the walks through the town are part of the charm, its main street full of colors, is the scene of beautiful photos, with craft shops, restaurants and cafes where you can spend beautiful moments.
Without forgetting the special touch that street artists give it, which you will surely find on your walks both day and night.
There are beaches for all tastes, some of them chosen by surfers and others like Playa los Muertos, with gentle waves, more popular with families.
Set aside some time to visit Las Marietas, the zip lines at the Mi Chaparrita ecotourism Ranch, hiking at Cerro del Mono, among other proposals that you will love.
This magical town is one of the favorites of those who live in Mexico City and its surroundings, since it is very close and is a perfect option for a weekend getaway, away from the chaos of the city.
The beauty of this destination is the possibility of enjoying contact with nature, you can walk the paths until you reach waterfalls such as Piedra de Molino and Velo de Novia, there are also options for adrenaline lovers, such as paragliding.
If water is your thing, the sunsets on a yacht by the Miguel Alemán dam are unique and you can dare to practice kayaking, paddle boarding, among other activities.
The town has beautiful places to walk and do not miss the gastronomic corridor next to the church of San Francisco de Asís, with menus that will delight you.
The walk through this beautiful Mexican destination is wonderful, with 145 churches in its territory, religious tourism is one of its attractions and makes it a sacred city.
Visiting the great pyramid of Cholula, with the largest base in the world and a church on its top, is a must; there you will find the archaeological zone, the Sanctuary of the Virgen de los Remedios, underground tunnels and a museum with great works from the pre-Hispanic era.
A tram tour can be a good alternative to get to know the city, its history and its impressive architecture.
The Plaza de la Concordia is perfect for a walk, in the area of Los Arcos de Los Portales, the restaurants offer delicious dishes and if you are looking for something different, get to know Container City, with different proposals in a mini city of containers.
Poblana gastronomy is very famous for its rich menus, chiles en nogada, mole, tamales, cemita poblana, are part of the options that you have to taste.
Orizaba is a very complete magical town, it offers alternatives for adults and children who will be able to enjoy their visit to the fullest.
Among the options you will find the Museum in honor of Cri Cri, with many activities for children; this is part of the Poliforum, a surprising building with many other proposals.
The Dinosaur Park Expo is a place that can also be enjoyed with the family, with enormous representations of the Jurassic era and alternatives to spend a nice day.
On your tour of the city, the historic center will leave you speechless with its architecture and if you go up the Cerro del Borrego by cable car, the admiration will be complete.
Ecotourism is also present, get to know the 500 Steps Walk and the Pico de Orizaba National Park, fascinating.
The magic of Xilitla and its Surrealist Sculpture Garden make it one of the busiest places in Mexico, and for this reason, it is one of the most visited magical towns.
Located in the famous Huasteca Potosina, this destination has indescribably beautiful settings, which are an invitation to take advantage of contact with nature.
Ecotourism activities are the order of the day, visiting the Sótano de las Golondrinas, Los Comales waterfall, La Morena Pier, Cerro de la Silleta, Cueva del Salitre, are some of the sites that cannot be missing from your list of places to meet.
Also, you have to give yourself time to tour the town and enjoy the local cuisine and a regional coffee to delight your palate.
Huasca de Ocampo was the first to receive the award and is one of the most visited magical towns.
Located just under 3 hours from Mexico City, this beautiful destination has attractive proposals to enjoy your visit, one of them is ideal for nature lovers, you can take advantage of activities such as hiking, canopy, rappelling, etc. , in Barranca de Aguacatitla, an ecotourism center in the Meztitlán Biosphere Reserve.
The Trout Forest is another alternative to experience an ecotourism adventure.
Another must-see is the Basaltic Prisms, a complex where you can admire huge rock formations and waterfalls, among other activities.
The Hacienda de San Miguel Regla is another attraction, you have the option of staying in it or simply asking permission to take a tour and take incredible photos. The same goes for Hacienda Santa María Regla, where scenes from the movie El Zorro were filmed, a beautiful place.
This beautiful destination is one of the best options to enjoy winter in Mexico; December is the month with a lot of snowfall and you can enjoy dreamlike landscapes.
In addition, getting there on the famous Chepe train from Chihuahua, in a fantastic ride through the mountains to the destination, is a wonderful experience.
Once there, a nice cabin can be your ideal accommodation, campfire, delicious food and a lot of peace.
To enjoy activities, some ideas can be, stroll through the town, see the 8-meter-high monument to Christ the King located on top of a hill.
Another incredible experience is the Recowata hot springs just 33 minutes from Creel, you can also meet the Tarahumara community in San Ignacio de Arareko and the Barrancas del Cobre Adventure Park, 1 hour away, all options that will fascinate you.
Finally, we add to this list of the most visited magical towns, this beautiful destination located in the state of Morelos, almost an hour from CDMX; ideal place to unwind.
Strolling through the town and enjoying the tranquility that is breathed in its streets is very pleasant and on your way you reach incredible places such as Cerro Tepozteco and the Archaeological Zone.
The former Convent of the Nativity is another of the places chosen by its visitors to admire the beauty of its architecture and walk around.
Without a doubt, the camera should always be ready…
The main square and the Sunday market are part of the attraction, and if you have the opportunity, visit it during carnival times and enjoy the chinelos dance.