Calvillo Aguascalientes

Where to Go & What to Do

Calvillo Aguascalientes awaits you with its architectural attractions, culinary richness, textile traditions and beautiful natural landscapes.

The municipality of Calvillo is located in the western part of the state of Aguascalientes.

It was incorporated into the system of Magical Towns in 2012 to promote the tourist use of its varied resources.

Calvillo is the national guava capital.

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It has an attractive historic center, exciting tourist routes through the town and its surroundings, and beautiful tangible and intangible traditions that make it increasingly visited.

This Magical Town is located 53 Km from the city of Aguascalientes.

Calvillo's architectural landscape includes the famous temple of the Señor del Salitre, patron saint of the town, the Church of the Virgin of Guadalupe, the Municipal Palace and large mansions.

The fertile lands of Calvillo are home to beautiful haciendas where the traditional way of doing things is still preserved.

🏙 Activities in Calvillo Magical Town

Top 10 Attractions

  1. Señor del Salitre Parish
  2. Hidalgo Square
  3. El Parián
  4. Malpaso Dam
  5. Los Alisos and Cienega Waterfalls
  6. Huenchos and Garruño Waterfalls
  7. National Museum of the Magical Towns
  8. Casa de la Cultura
  9. El Parían de Calvillo
  10. Andador Matamoros - Las Graditas (Stairways)

Frequently Asked Questions FAQ

The city is Mexico's leading guava producer and one of the most important in the world.

Nearby there are several dams where you can practice sport fishing and camping.

Among its handicraft traditions are the elaboration of deshilados, the tasty chamucos and the handmade sorbet.

However, what characterizes Calvillo is the production of guava, this fruit rich in vitamin C, is an emblem of the culture including the gastronomy of this Magical Town.

Visitors are delighted with guava cajeta, guava candy with chili, and many other presentations.

This fruit is so important that the Calvillo Guava Fair is held during the first days of December, bringing together producers, in addition to a festive atmosphere with live music, dances and mechanical games.

It was named Calvillo in honor of its founder José Calvillo, who in 1778 donated the land for the settlement of this town. 

The Guava Fair in Calvillo is one of the four most important festivals in the municipality and is held during the first days of December.

It is a great attraction and is full of tradition, since it offers a colorful popular festival, in addition to the typical grape harvest in which there is obviously an abundance of guava-based products.

Cultural and sporting events, mechanical games, cockfights, bullfights, and other events are also held in the area.

At the Guava Fair you can enjoy the Queen of the Fair Contest and there are also charro tournaments, rodeo, skirmishes, fair dances, handicraft, commercial and gastronomic expo.

Tourist Attractions in Calvillo Magic Town

Parroquia Del Señor Del Salitre Calvillo Aguascalientes

Señor del Salitre Parish

Santuario de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe Calvillo Aguascalientes

Sanctuary of Guadalupe

museo nacional de pueblos mágicos CALVILLO AGUASCALIENTES

National Museum of the Magical Towns

Calvillo Aguascalientes Escaleras

Andador Matamoros (Stairways)

Handicrafts and Products

Dulce de Guayaba Calvillo

Guava Fair

Calvillo is considered the second largest guava producer in the country.

To celebrate the generosity of the land and the producers of the delicious fruit, the National Guava Fair is held during the month of December.

The fair includes gastronomic tastings, cultural activities such as concerts, traditional dances and an exhibition of local handicrafts.

Guavas from Calvillo

Because of the climate, soil, humidity and altitude, the best guavas in the world are produced here.

Currently there are established agro-industries dedicated to the transformation of guava into products such as jam, marmalade, jelly, rolls, confectionery and pastries, all of which have an unparalleled flavor.

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Tourist Routes in Calvillo

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Hop on the Guayequito

The city can be enjoyed either on foot or on the Guayequito, a streetcar that is located in the main square, almost in front of the Municipal Presidency, which offers several routes.

This streetcar has several routes that run throughout Calvillo and surrounding areas, consider this before deciding your itinerary for the day.

Some of the tours of the attractions and surroundings that are offered are the following:

Ruta Artesanala Calvillo Aguascalientes

Artisan Route

Learn about local handicrafts such as organic jewelry, stone and wood crafts, and Chamuco de Calvillo, a traditional bread.

Ruta del Artista Calvillo Aguacalientes

Artist Route

Sculptures and murals that together total 17 works are the axis of this route of approximately one and a half Km.

Guayaba Calvillo Aguascalientes

Guava Route

Explore a guava orchard with the producer and then delight your palate with the delicious sweets made with the best guava in MX.


Canteen Route

Every Friday and Saturday this route takes place on board the Guayequito to visit the most traditional taverns and cantinas.

Nature Activities in Calvillo

Temazcal and Aquatic Parks in Calvillo

Handicrafts in Calvillo

Recommended Hotels in Calvillo

Where is Calvillo Magical Town located?

Distance between Calvillo and Other Cities

Distance in Km | Miles
Time in Hours
Aguascalientes AGS
52 km | 32 Mi
48 Minutos
Zacatecas ZAC
167 km | 104 Mi
2 Horas 15 Minutos
León GTO
173 Km | 107 Mi
2 Hours 15 Minutes
San Luis Potosí SLP
217 Km | 135 Mi
3 Hours
Guanajuato GTO
226 km | 141 Mi
3 Hours

Distance between Calvillo and Magical Towns

Distance in Km | Miles
Time in Hours
Pabellón de Hidalgo AGS
88 Km | 55 Mi
1 Hour 15 Minutes
Nochistlan ZAC
92 Km | 57 Mi
2 Horas
San José de Gracia AGS
94 km | 58 Mi
1 Hour 30 Minutes
Villanueva ZAC
102 km | 63 Mi
1 Hour 30 Minutes
Real de Asientos AGS
112 km | 70 Mi
1 Hour 30 Minutes

Official Tourism Site

Aguascalientes is a destination with an interesting combination of charming natural surroundings, tradition and industrial development. 

Outstanding for its manufacturing industry, especially textile, electronics and automotive, the state capital has become one of the tourist destinations with the best range of services in the Mexican Bajio.