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Discovering the Treasures of the Mountain Towns Near Puerto Vallarta

By  Jorge Chávez
Jun. 24, 2024
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In the surroundings of Puerto Vallarta, you can find El Tuito, San Sebastián del Oeste, Mascota, and Talpa de Allende, unique destinations ideal for day trips during the rainy season.

The Vallarta Lifestyles editorial team presents some of their peculiarities to help you make the most of your next visit.

Enjoy!

El Tuito

El Tuito

El Tuito is located approximately 40 kilometers south of Puerto Vallarta. Its Main Plaza, with a picturesque kiosko at the center, is a perfect place to start your exploration. Surrounded by trees and benches, the plaza invites you to relax and enjoy the tranquil atmosphere. You can also visit the Church of Our Lady of Guadalupe, a beautiful historic building dating back to the 18th century. El Tuito is also famous for its production of raicilla, a traditional regional drink.

Talpa de Allende

Talpa de Allende

Talpa de Allende, approximately two and a half hours from the Puerto Vallarta International Airport, is an important pilgrimage center. Its Main Plaza is a place where spirituality and daily life blend. The Sanctuary of Our Lady of the Rosary is a focal point, and the Talpa Basílica is an impressive religious building. Additionally, you can explore the cobblestone streets and enjoy authentic local food at nearby restaurants.

Mascota

Mascota

Just 100 kilometers northeast of Puerto Vallarta, Mascota is a town surrounded by mountains and forests. Its Main Plaza is a charming place to enjoy a morning coffee by the kiosko. From there, you can explore the Church of Our Lady of Sorrows and the Mascota Historical Museum. This small town is also famous for its production of candies, raicilla, and its relaxed atmosphere.

San Sebastián del Oeste

San Sebastián del Oeste

San Sebastián del Oeste, about an hour’s drive from the Puerto Vallarta International Airport, is a place that transports you back in time. Its cobblestone streets and colonial architecture make you feel as if you were in the 19th century. The Main Plaza, with its central kiosko, is a meeting point for residents and visitors. From there, you can explore the San Sebastián Mártir Temple. Additionally, don’t miss the Curved Bridge, a photogenic spot with a small waterfall among typical houses.

Jorge Chávez
Chief Editor

A fan of docuseries and a food lover who is always in search of coexisting with Mother Nature.

  jclovetronic
moc.s1721314260gamxe1721314260m@zev1721314260ahc.e1721314260groj1721314260

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