TOURIST PLACES IN COAHUILA

One of the states largest land area in Mexico has beautiful deserts and forests and is characterized by the progressive attitude of its people. Formed by 6 main regions, Coahuila offers in each particular attraction where history, culture and
nature are integrated to the joy and amazement of visitors, these regions are Carboniferous, Center, Desert, Laguna, North and South.



Cuatro CienegasProtected by 6 higher elevations of Coahuila topography, the valley of Cuatro Cienegas is testimony to the history of the world.
The desert landscape gives rise to two major contradictions, as they are, find 500 bodies of water, including 200 ponds and lakes and rivers rest. As well as finding gypsum dunes instead of the typical silica dunes own deserts.
The pools that have given him worldwide fame are the Poza Azul and Poza de la Tortuga. The first is a pond with water beautiful blue tones, this thanks to the existence of stromatolites, marine bacteria oxygen generators up to 3000 years old. In the Poza de la Tortuga also find one of the 80 endemic species typical of this valley, the turtle hinge, which is protected from predators by closing its shell tightly.
Other endemic species include soft shell turtle, the blind fish, dart fish, the fish crappie four marshes and swordfish four marshes.
The above pools belong to the protected area, however, there are many pools equipped to receive more visitors you want to dive into the water, camping in surroundings or photograph the beauty of its scenery.
La Poza de la Becerra is one of the largest and most important gaps in the famous region of Valle de Cuatro Cienegas, a paradise in the middle of the salt desert. Worthily represents this group that reaches over 200 ponds or water holes. Site that has been explored by experts from multiple disciplines, this magical place is home to endemic and unique species in the world, as Mojarra Cuatro Cienegas, the Fish Puppy, Puppy of the Cuatro Cienegas and hinge turtle. This area has been the subject of reports published by the prestigious National Geographic Magazine.
SIERRA DE Arteaga
Fresh pine and oak forests that grow in the mountains that form the Sierra de Arteaga are the setting for those who want to relax from the hustle of daily life in a comfortable log cabin or practicing skiing on a mountain of artificial snow, only throughout Mexico. And the Forest Monterreal is a major tourist attraction for both foreign nationals who live in the areas around the town of Arteaga.
You can also go mountain biking, hiking the marked trails or enjoy a good roast beef grills are there in each cabin.
In addition, the Sierra de Arteaga is recognized by the wonderful view offered by canyons formed therein, as the San Lorenzo Canyon.
PARRAS
Also known as the Oasis of Coahuila thanks to the numerous water bodies located within their limits and numerous trees that provide shade peaceful inhabitants; Parras boasts of being home to the home country's most famous wines, Casa Madero.
The winemaking tradition is thus part of the history of Parras source held during Harvest Festival, which attract many tourists from all corners of the country.
CASA MADERO
In the same region of Parras de la Fuente, Casa Madero holds the honor of being the first American house wine. Since it was founded in 1597 by Don Lorenzo Garcia and industrialized by Don Evaristo Madero since 1893, has received many international awards for excellence and quality of its products, which can be admired in the Museum of Wine and purchase at your store boutique .
CHURCH OF THE HOLY Madero
Located in Parras de la Fuente, on the Cerro del Sombreretillo, this formation of volcanic stone with unique appearance has a small chapel built in 1868 by the Jesuit order arrived in this place. Since then, countless calls especially faithful arrive every May 3rd to celebrate the Patron Saint dances and pilgrimages.

BILBAO DUNES
A cluster of fine sand dunes that form mountainous ideal for movie sets and adventures, for consistency are ideal for sand boarding, exploration motorcycle, mountain bike and just camping with their palapas, preparing meat coal and spend an evening unique in its enigmatic nightscape. This area belongs to the municipality of Viesca in Coahuila, about an hour from the Laguna Region.
For those who like extreme sports, Bilbao Dunes are great to do in the desert. Its fine sand, which reminds us so famous dunes deserts as described in the tales of the Arabian Nights, is perfect for skiing Sandy pulled by an ATV, or slide into a table and form waves of sand in the snow boarding.
The flora and fauna belong to the desert scenery such as snakes and coyotes, hawks and cacti.
FORESTS MONTERREAL
This resort features ornately furnished cabins. Its main attraction is its own artificial ski track that operates year round and is unique in the state.Besides trained to teach skiing staff found a luxury golf course, tennis courts, indoor pool, gym, climbing wall and many more facilities. It is located in the southern region of the state, near Saltillo.

DESERT MUSEUM
The Desert Museum is, undoubtedly, one of the most interesting in Mexico, not only for treating deep knowledge we have about this ecosystem, but also the creative fusion that combines in its rooms an ambitious thematic development in paleontology, geology, biology, anthropology, history and art related to the region is reviewed.
Four pavilions show the natural history of this province. One of its main attractions is on display of dinosaur fossils in the region, perhaps the largest in Mexico, also his new project "Living Desert", a museum of natural history exhibits.
PARK XOCHIPILLI (I and II)
Marriage Initiative Pape, this spectacular set near the city of Monclova, offers natural, cultural and recreational spaces for coexistence of families. The parks are formed with rest areas, playgrounds, a waterfall and a man-made lake, theater arts events and sports areas luxuriously appointed.

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