Ezequiel Montes

Peña de Bernal
[Map Ezequiel Montes]

 

Ezequiel Montes municipality was named after an illustrious lawyer. The area is located in the center of Ezequiel Montes in Queretaro, Mexicothe state. Located 37 miles northwest of the state of Capital Queretaro on federal highway.Click Here!  Click Here!

Tourist attractions:

  • Church of St. Michael the Martyr,  Dating from the 17th century, the church displays a portal with half-pointed arches over semidetached pillars and an entablature of white stone with carvings in relief. Located in Bernal, 35 miles away from Ezequiel Montes..

  • Church of St. Michael the Archangel, Built during the 18th century, the church features a main altar of a distinctive baroque style.

  • Finca Freixenet, Extensive vineyard crowned by the Hacienda-shaped factory where you can watch wine-making based on the ancestral "Methode Champenoise" procedure.  .

  • Rock Climbing, Click Here! Rock climbers flock to the majestic Peña de Bernal. A permit must be applied for at the Municipal Office, because of the high risk involved.

  • Charreria (Mexican Rodeo Shows), Since colonial times, cowboys in Ezequiel Montes have put on elaborate displays of riding skill. During these events men compete in riding and roping events.

Festivities:

  • Spring Equinox in Bernal, Held March, people get together believing that the minerals in the rock attract positive energy. Folk dress in white and climb the Peña the day Center place of Ezequiel Montes in Queretaro, Mexicobefore and wait for the sunrise , when they use mirrors to reflect rays.

  • Wine and Meat Fair in Ezequiel Montes, Celebrate in January, this fair gets its name from the most important activities developed the region: cattle ranching and wine production..

The regional Cuisine among the typical dishes are the lamb cooked with maguey leafs, cactuses, maize dough with pork and enchiladas. Fruits covered with sugar such as pumpkin, apple, apricot and some others are also famous. Since the 16th century, the inhabitants of the area are well known because of the knitting goods made of wool and cambaya. Ponchos, carpets and sarapes are typical.

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Queretaro State
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 Colon Municipality  |  Corregidora Municipality  |   El Marques Municipality & Town  |
|  Ezequiel Montes Municipality |  Huimilpan Municipality & Town  |  Jalpan de Serra City  |
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Landa de Matamoros Municipality  |  Peña de Bernal  |   Pedro Escobedo Municipality & Town  |
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Peñamiller Municipality  |  Pinal de Amoles Municipality  |  San Joaquin Municipality & Town  |
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