Are you thinking of knowing a new tourist destination in our beautiful country?
The city of Colima is an extraordinary option, since it offers you a great amount of tourist and cultural attractions that gives you the flavor and richness of a purely colonial city.
The most typical of Colima tourism are its colorful streets and its central plaza called Jardín Constitución, with its unique white kiosk and its distinctive green dome, surrounded by various fountains. You can take a walk around here enjoying an unequaled tranquility while listening to colonial music. You can also buy handicrafts in the Andador Constitución and refresh yourself with traditional drinks from the city such as coconut water, tuba, bat, tejuino or a delicious tropical fruit punch.
In front is the Government Palace, a neoclassical building dating from the nineteenth century, whose main staircase features a mural by the Colima painter, Jorge Chávez Carrillo, in which he portrays a part of the history of Mexico. In its façade stands out a replica of the bell of Dolores Hidalgo and a clock brought from Germany in 1981 and on its ground floor is the Government Palace Museum.
One street you can locate the Teatro Hidalgo, a Porfirian building, designed by Lucio Uribe, which stands out today for its arches and the yellow color that gives a cheerful style to the center of Colima tourism, as well as the ruins of the old Franciscan convent from the 16th century San Francisco de Almoloyán.
Colima tourism offers a spectacular panoramic view of the Volcán de Fuego, which you can see from the La Campana archaeological site, which was remote 2,300 years ago, when the first groups of the Cultures of the West settled or also called, Cultures of the Tombs of Tire, due to the traditional funerary of these towns.
You can not miss the tour of the Coffee Route, in the Cafebus, which leaves from the center of Colima and runs through the coffee area, you will know the whole process of its production, where you can also buy organic coffee, fresh and excellent quality.
Without a doubt, Comala, Magical Town, is one of the best attractions of Colima tourism, which is located just 6 km north of the city, where the Hacienda de Nogueras is located. You can visit its beautiful chapel, the main house and the Alejandro Rangel Hidalgo museum. In this magical town is the San Antonio farm where you can enjoy an exquisite breakfast and then take a walk through the Carrizalillo lagoon, a mountainous region with abundant vegetation and temperate climate, ideal for a day in the country.
Colima tourism also offers a trip to the San Gabriel Caves, this place is distinguished by its impressive rock formations and the vestiges of a shrine created by our ancestors who lived there hundreds of years ago. You can arrive by car or truck, you will appreciate a path surrounded by lush tamarind trees and a blue sky. It is necessary that you carry a rope of at least 25 m and several lamps for all your equipment, since when you reach the opening of the caves, you will have to go down using your rope. It is a totally different experience, let the silence relax you and serene you, listen to how the drops of water that shape the stone fall. Finally close your tour with a sacred ritual, listening to the chants of the shaman.
If nature and water are your thing, with Colima turismo you can enjoy the Lagunas de Alcuzahue, you can take a small boat and get to the island that is in the middle of the lagoon. You will find several exotic birds and crocodiles, of which you will have the opportunity to learn more if you go to the crocodile. You can go fishing and if you can, you can turn it into a fresh and spectacular lunch.
The Amiales, is an attraction more than Colima tourism, is a spa within the municipality of Coquimatlan, very close to the city. You can immerse yourself in the crystal clear waters of a spring, swim in the stream and have fun dancing to the sound of traditional music.
Very close to Comala, you can go to Suchitlán which is a charming town with Náhuatl traditions, you will see the typical wooden carved masks and painted meticulously with different colors, in the same way you will feel free to walk through its cobblestone streets while watching the Volcán de Colima .
If you decide to stay a few more days, Colima tourism recommends you to visit the beaches of Tecomán, which are only half an hour from the center, and if you are a fan of the big waves, you can surf in Boca de Pascuales, or if you are more from a relaxed lifestyle, you can relax under a palapa while you enjoy a wide variety of seafood such as diablad shrimp, prawns with garlic sauce, crayfish and octopus accompanied by a rich michelada.
Colima tourism will not stop surprising you, if you like the extreme, you can conquer the Volcán de Fuego, in Colima it is possible! There are many options such as the aerial trail, horseback riding, the canopy flight over the treetops or there is also the option of doing the tour on foot, guided by a specialized person. Dare to experience 40 minutes of road perceiving the different climates that it presents, from the heat to the cold of the forest and the mountain ... Are you ready to climb 3,860 meters above sea level? Once you are up, be amazed by the unparalleled view of the crater and see the wonderful city of Colima.
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