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Parras de la Fuente in Coahuila, Mexico / photo V. Hugo Mireles - Tour By Mexico ® Parras de la Fuente is located 150 km west of Saltillo (21 km south of Federal Highway 40) in the State of Coahuila, Mexico; is one of the most colorful and typical towns in Coahuila.

Parras de la Fuente, with many colonial buildings, is noted for its beautiful places to swim and its huge trees. These features have given it the name "Oasis of Coahuila". Click Here

Among Parras de la Fuente main attractions are:

  • Municipal Presidency Icon of Parras strength, it was built in 1979 to resemble the Government Palace of Saltillo. The old fountain in the esplanade (1946) and a mural in its interior give a glimpse of the history of the city. Presidencia Municipal in Parras de la Fuente in Coahuila, Mexico - Tour By Mexico ®
  • Hacienda Antigua de Perote Now also a hotel, this relaxing place, which belonged to the Madero family up until 1936, continues its winemaking tradition with limited productions of good table wines and traditional sotol (a mezcal liquor). Hacienda Antigua de Perote in Parras de la Fuente in Coahuila, Mexico - Tour By Mexico ®
  • Parras de la Fuente in Coahuila, Mexico - Tour By Mexico ® Madero House and Wine Museum The tradition that don Lorenzo Garcia began in 1597 with the first winery in America continues firm in the heirs of don Evaristo Madero, who bought the San Lorenzo Hacienda 1893. The tours through its museum and winery tell of the legacy bestowed in its wines, which have been internationally recognized and awarded. Madero House and Wine Museum in Parras de la Fuente in Coahuila, Mexico - Tour By Mexico ® Madero House and Wine Museum in Parras de la Fuente in Coahuila, Mexico - Tour By Mexico ® Madero House and Wine Museum in Parras de la Fuente in Coahuila, Mexico - Tour By Mexico ® Madero House and Wine Museum in Parras de la Fuente in Coahuila, Mexico - Tour By Mexico ®
  • San Ignacio de Loyola Church and School Constructed in 1607, the church presents a beautiful altar covered in gold dust. In the adjoining school, paintings from the seventeenth century and the Mateo Archive of historical documents are preserved. San Ignacio de Loyola church and school in Parras de la Fuente in Coahuila, Mexico - Tour By Mexico ®
  • Clock Plaza Open space that has a clock tower in memory of the martyrs of the Revolution. Clock PlazaMadero House and Wine Museum in Parras de la Fuente in Coahuila, Mexico - Tour By Mexico ®
  • Santa Maria de las Parras Church Constructed in a neoclassical style in 1648, this chapel preserves the city's Act of Foundation. Santa Maria de las Parras churchMadero House and Wine Museum in Parras de la Fuente in Coahuila, Mexico - Tour By Mexico ® Santa Maria de las Parras churchMadero House and Wine Museum in Parras de la Fuente in Coahuila, Mexico - Tour By Mexico ®
  • Casa del Abuelo The splendor of the Porfirian architecture is evident in what was once the residence of don Francisco I. Madero, leader and martyr of the revolution. Casa del AbueloMadero House and Wine Museum in Parras de la Fuente in Coahuila, Mexico - Tour By Mexico ®
  • Santo Madero Church Modest chapel on top of De Sombreretillo Hill, whose strong faithful following goes back to 1868 when it was built. Santo Madero churchMadero House and Wine Museum in Parras de la Fuente in Coahuila, Mexico - Tour By Mexico ®
  • Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe Sanctuary Dating back to the sixteenth century, its interior is enriched with alter pieces and paintings by Antonio Torres, a well-known painter from the area. Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe sanctuaryMadero House and Wine Museum in Parras de la Fuente in Coahuila, Mexico - Tour By Mexico ®
  • Alameda Tree-lined and relaxing area where the joy from children's playgrounds and the Municipal Public Library can be found amidst its gardens. AlamedaMadero House and Wine Museum in Parras de la Fuente in Coahuila, Mexico - Tour By Mexico ®
  • Aqueducts Forming part of the setting, these imposing and solid structures were built in the beginning of the twentieth century. AqueductsMadero House and Wine Museum in Parras de la Fuente in Coahuila, Mexico - Tour By Mexico ®
  • La Hacienda Pond Natural spring fed swimming pool with recreational areas. La Hacienda PondMadero House and Wine Museum in Parras de la Fuente in Coahuila, Mexico - Tour By Mexico ®
  • Bodegas del Vesubio Winery, Parras de la Fuente in Coahuila, Mexico - Tour By Mexico ® Bodegas del Vesubio Winery An Italian lineage mixed with the good ness of this land give root lo a family tradition of good wines, which can be tasted during your visit.
  • La Luz Pond Traditional family area bordered by the Santo Madero. The pond has been fed by mountain springs since 1888 and is ideal for taking a dip or enjoying a barbeque under its palapas (thatched roof huts). La Luz PondMadero House and Wine Museum in Parras de la Fuente in Coahuila, Mexico - Tour By Mexico ® La Luz PondMadero House and Wine Museum in Parras de la Fuente in Coahuila, Mexico - Tour By Mexico ®
  • Museo y Templo San Ignacio
  • Recinto Madero
  • Recinto Andres Viesca
  • Jardin Botanico Gustavo A.
  • Obelisco a Francisco I. Madero
  • Monumento a la Vendimia (Grape Harvest Monument)

 Parras de la Fuente in Coahuila, Mexico / photo V. Hugo Mireles - Tour By Mexico ®

Parras is also famous for its wines, produced by wineries that date from the 16th century and which have received many international awards.

One of the most important attractions of Parras is the wonderful colonial building "Museo del Vino" (Museum of Wine), with displays of grinding machines, stills, and retorts that were brought from Paris during the 19th century.

The main festival in this town is la Feria de la Uva y el Vino (Grape and Wine Festival), which takes place in August.





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