Calvillo

Calvillo, in Aguascalientes, Mexico, is renowned for its vast guava orchards, picturesque mountain landscapes, and rich cultural heritage, including the beautiful Templo del Señor del Salitre, a landmark of baroque architecture. This charming town also hosts vibrant festivals and traditional crafts, making it a unique destination.

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CALVILLO QUICK INFO

  • 🇲🇽 State: Aguascalientes
  • ⏰ Timezone: Central Standard Time (GMT-6)
  • ✈️ Airport: Aguascalientes International Airport
  • 💲 Currency: Mexican peso (MXN)
  • ✈️ Cheap flights: Kiwi.com
  • 🕝 Average Trip Length: 2-5 days
  • 🛃 Visa: 180 days
  • 🚑 Travel Insurance: Ekta
  • 📲 Best Sim Card: Telcel
  • 🔌  Power plug: Type A (US, Canada)
  • 🚰 Tap water: Not drinkable
  • 💰 Cashless: No
  • 💵 USD allowed? No

Calvillo is a small town located in the state of Aguascalientes, Mexico, known historically for its agricultural prowess, especially in guava production, which has earned it the title “World Capital of Guava.”

Founded in 1771, Calvillo plays a significant role in the region’s economy and culture, with its guava products ranging from candies to liqueurs.

The town is surrounded by the Sierra del Laurel, contributing to its scenic beauty and outdoor recreational activities.

Calvillo also boasts significant architectural and historical sites, including the Templo del Señor del Salitre, an 18th-century baroque church, showcasing the town’s rich cultural heritage.

What makes Calvillo special is its unique blend of natural beauty, cultural richness, and gastronomical excellence centered around guava.

The town’s guava orchards not only dominate its landscape but also its economy and cuisine, influencing local dishes and products. Calvillo’s cultural festivals, such as the Guava Fair, highlight its agricultural traditions and attract visitors from across Mexico and beyond.

The town’s scenic backdrop, including the Sierra del Laurel, offers outdoor enthusiasts a variety of activities, from hiking to zip-lining, while its historical architecture provides a glimpse into Mexico’s colonial past, making Calvillo a multifaceted destination.

  • Calvillo, Aguascalientes
  • Aguascalientes International Airport
  • Rainy season: Jul-Oct
  • Hottest Month: May
  • Coldest month: January
  • Wine season: Aug 24 – Sep 17

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