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Mision San Francisco Javier de Vigge-Biaundo

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Best part of the trip was the ride there.

Driver Mario was very knowledgeable about the history of the area, the fauna, and was also very... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
lnouvel
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Plano, Texas
Lovely Mission, Nice little Village

We booked a tour through "Tours By Locals" and had the privilege to be guided by Rodolfo P who was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
pathomer19
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upstate New York
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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Travellers talk about
“beautiful drive” (21 reviews)
“olive trees” (21 reviews)
“worth the trip” (23 reviews)
LOCATION
Loreto 23893, Mexico
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"beautiful drive"
in 21 reviews
"olive trees"
in 21 reviews
"worth the trip"
in 23 reviews
"paved road"
in 18 reviews
"california missions"
in 11 reviews
"beautiful mission"
in 18 reviews
"take your time"
in 8 reviews
"day trip"
in 30 reviews
"takes about an hour"
in 6 reviews
"small village"
in 9 reviews
"rented a car"
in 16 reviews
"step back in time"
in 8 reviews
"mango"
in 5 reviews
"well worth the effort"
in 5 reviews
"old church"
in 6 reviews
"minute drive"
in 5 reviews
"interesting history"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Driver Mario was very knowledgeable about the history of the area, the fauna, and was also very funny. Nice to see a part of Mexico that is accessible but not unduly made into a tourist attraction. Church itself was dramatic and highly illustrative of the...More

Thank lnouvel
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a tour through "Tours By Locals" and had the privilege to be guided by Rodolfo P who was incredibly knowledgeable about the mission San Francisco Javier de Vigge-Biaundo. He knew about the history of the building and the area as well as gave...More

Thank pathomer19
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have visited the Mision numerous times, & the journey as well as the destination are worth your time & gas money. Set high in the giganta mountains, the mision is a beautiful building with an impressive history worth reading about, & seeing. The little...More

Thank cobaltwood
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been going here for 10 years and finally my wife and I visited the mission / a must visit and the roads are fine to go all The way there how did they build this almost 300 years ago??

Thank Thehandsometraveler1
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For $30 US, you can rent a car for the day and do this excursion on your own. We really enjoyed our daytrip here but were glad we hadn't paid for a tour.

Thank Barb A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice to visit this area, no one was there when we were but thousands of people visit this locations on a pilgrimage.

Thank Michelle7061
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mission San Francisco, which is about a 45 minute drive from Loreto is a day trip that nobody should miss. The mission is the first mission ever built in Baja Mexico and has maintained in structural integrity for more than a century and a half....More

Thank Luciano L
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the first mission established on the Baja. You should not miss this if you are in Loreto and enjoy history. The museum is small but full of beautiful and amazing artifacts and historical information

Thank jnez1235
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The drive itself is an experience, with great view and the road is much better since they paved it. The mission is open to the public allowing you to see the alter and icons and you can take a relaxing walk around the mission. There...More

Thank Darrell L
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Reviewed 14 March 2018

We had a rental car for a few days while in Loreto and drove out to the San Javier mision. It was worth the trip. After visiting the building don't miss seeing the 500 yr old olive tree in the back yard and the grape...More

Thank Susan A
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Elizabeth A
7 November 2017|
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Response from Rodeoduck | Reviewed this property |
Loreto is the starting point for a visit to San Javier. Hotels and other services are available in Loreto but I would not count on anything but a small restaurant in San Javier. A good B&B in Loreto might be the La Damiana... More
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susanmix
2 June 2017|
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Response from Karen H | Reviewed this property |
I never saw anyone drunk there, only reverent pilgrims visiting truly religious ancient site. Like an oasis in the midst of no-where. There are no restrooms on way there as you are traveling on secondary road thru wilderness!
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Terese91361
6 October 2016|
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Response from lov2travel51 | Reviewed this property |
I did not hike this area. It was about an hour drive from bottom to top.
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