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Walkabout around immaculate white circle

The 7 volcano craters, known as 'Siete luminarias', in Valle de Santiago are national icons and... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2018
Fabien P
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Guanajuato, Mexico
A very nice walk-through to an awesome crater

About 40 min away from Valle de Santiago, by bus, and start the walk to the crater by a tunnel of... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2016
Raul C
via mobile
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Mar 31, 2018
“Walkabout around immaculate white circle”
Aug 20, 2016
“A very nice walk-through to an awesome crater ”
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

The 7 volcano craters, known as 'Siete luminarias', in Valle de Santiago are national icons and part of the national tourism in Mexico. I went to the crater 'Rincón de Parangueo' last week-end for a walk (caminata) around it. The entrance costs 7 pesos and...More

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Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

About 40 min away from Valle de Santiago, by bus, and start the walk to the crater by a tunnel of 480m where at the end a salty crater with a white color will appear surrounded by mountains. It is just awesome.

1  Thank Raul C
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Reviewed 8 July 2016

Valle de Santiago is a small town in the state of Guanajuato, located 200 kilometers east of Guadalajara. “Valle de la Luna” might be a better name for it, because it is surrounded by at least a dozen very impressive volcanic craters. You have to...More

5  Thank John P
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Reviewed 4 June 2015

It is an extinct volcano crater already dry full of white calcium. It's like being in a different planet. Just to make the experience perfect go during the weekdays so it's lonely and free of picnics.

2  Thank kaczerowski
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Reviewed 24 December 2014

I was visiting husband hometown near pueblo of Valle De Santiago. Country living and not many tourist things to do. So on this trip I got to visit "2nd luminaria" from 7 luminaria this area is known for. It's a nice family outing for a...More

2  Thank GSilva6
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