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Valle de Bravo


A perfect combination of pine trees, mountains and a mysterious lake, make this magical town, as well as being the ideal place to rest and enjoy water sports.

Being city dwellers, it is almost unthinkable not to spend a weekend in a town that attracts by its path, for its rustic details that are mixed with semi urban life that give its cafes and restaurants and the elitist atmosphere that contrasts with life country of some of its inhabitants and neighbors.

Limit to the north with Amanalco Becerra and Donato Guerra,  with Zinacantepec to the east and south with Temascaltepec, Zacazonapan and part of Otzoloapan.

This magical town has a beautiful natural setting surrounded by coniferous forests, abounding in pitch pine tree, which can grow to 40 meters high and in the center, an attractive lake formed by the dam reservoir Miguel Aleman. Here you can practice many water sports, including sailing, from table-boats sailing to greater length, boating, kayaking, skiing, fishing, among others.

Valle de Bravo is one of the most important tourist centers of the State of Mexico, because it has all types of accommodation and food services: cabins, trailer park, hotels, restaurants, lodges, golf courses, among others, as well as multiple services such as disco, rental bikes and horses.

On one side of Central Garden is located the Parish of San Francisco de Asis, ancient construction of two ships built by the Franciscans in the 17th century, which preserves inside the baptismal font and the original font of holy water.

The Municipal Market is located on the streets of Independencia and Hidalgo.

Another market that offer different features is the handcraft market, which is located on Avenida Juarez and Peñuelas Street. There you can buy handcrafts made ​​of coffee clay, which is extracted from the mines of Calvary and Barranca Seca.

For dining there is a wide variety of food that meet the expectations even of the most demanding palate, in Los Portales sold tacos, pambazos, tamales, atole and bread baked in a wood oven, besides the traditional turkey mole, pig's head, steam beef, trout and barbecue.

The most common drink is natural pulque, fruit liqueurs typical of the region, such as quince, anise bitter, guava and blackberry.

You can rent boats or take a tour group in one of the yachts that ply the lake's shore, there are restaurants on the boardwalk and other curiously, floating on the banks.

The surroundings of this magical town are ideal for practicing all kinds of adventure sports such as mountaineering, rock climbing, horseback riding, hiking, biking, camping and riding ATVs. Who likes to feel pure adrenaline, may launch in hang gliding and paragliding, which usually start from the top of Cerro de la Cruz from a height of 2500 meters above sea level.

Northwest from Valle the Rock Prince is located. You can walk up doing a walking of about 20 minutes or by car and offers a nice view of the town, the mountains behind the lake and its people. Can also see rustic paintings, sculptures snakes, archaeological and prehispanic ruins.

The place is a natural lookout from you can see the best view of the lake and the city, but for those who like strong emotions lies east of Monte Alto Reserve, a protected area known as the Tower of the forest guard, which holds the kites and gliders take off.

Another attraction is the Bosencheve National Park, comprising 15,000 hectares, the area is covered by forests of conifers and adorned by two temporal gaps, called Green & Dry.

We recommend you visit the Cascade Avándaro, located on the road to the village of the same name, and 10 minutes from junction with the road from The Saucos.

Another option to learn, no less attractive, is the Bridal Veil Falls Park, ecological reserve Avándaro golf club that is suitable for walking, picnic or take a horseback ride.