With a total of 35 World Heritage Sites, Mexico is the seventh country in the world, and the first in America with more sites recognized by UNESCO, some of these places stand out for their cultural value, while others stand out for their natural peculiarities. A good way to know a lot of them, and at the same time get some of the cheap flights to Mexico, would be traveling through the following states that have almost half of the Patrimonies of Humanity of Mexico.
The Camino Real was the most important commercial route of New Spain, along the way there are many towns, monuments and buildings of historical relevance. It is a shared cultural heritage, but the elements of the road that have been declared as heritage in Jalisco are, the center of Lagos de Moreno, the historical set of the Town of Ojuelos, the bridge of Ojuelos, the Hacienda de Ciénega de Mata and the cemetery of Encarnación Díaz.
Hospice Cabañas. The impressive architecture and the murals of José Clemente Orozco make this building one of the most identifiable in Guadalajara and throughout Mexico.
The valleys of Tequila and Amatitán have been dominated for centuries by endless fields of blue agave. Tequila is one of the most characteristic drinks of Mexico and a very important part of the national identity.
Both San Miguel de Allende and the sanctuary of Jesús de Nazareno date from the seventeenth century and are great examples of the Mexican Baroque apogee, which undoubtedly become a pleasure to admire.
The underground streets, the alleys, the impressive colonial architecture and the color of its buildings are some of the characteristics that make Guanajuato one of the most identifiable cities in Mexico and the world.
Baja California Sur
The Gulf of California is one of the most important natural protected areas of Mexico, the aquarium of the world, as Jacques Cousteau called it, is home to many species of marine mammals, birds and fish. This heritage includes 40 islands of the Gulf of California, the El Vizcaino biosphere reserve, the Bahia de Loreto and Cabo Pulmo national parks, the Cabo San Lucas protected natural area and the Balandra wildlife protection area.
The murals of the Sierra de San Francisco are witnesses to a culture that flourished in northern Mexico 2 thousand years ago, due to the aridity of the region and the difficulty in accessing the caves in which the paintings are located. These are the best-preserved examples of rock art in the world.
The coastal lagoons of San Ignacio and Ojo de Liebre are shelters where gray whales come every year to reproduce, other mammals of the world including the monumental blue whale, also arrive annually at this site of incalculable natural value.
We still have a long way to go between the different assets that Mexico has, but you could start with these and save so you can take advantage of the low seasons and save with one of the cheap flights to Mexico to complete your visit to the Patrimonies of the Mexican humanity.