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Mision San Francisco Javier de Vigge-Biaundo

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The 45 minute drive was lovely

Small town, nothing to do there other than taking a tour of the old mission. Behind the Mission our... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tiffany G
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San Juan Capistrano, California
Worth the visit

Interesting Mission with great construction. The paintings in the city hall next door are... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
ElTigre2014
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Calgary, Canada
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“beautiful drive” (21 reviews)
“worth the trip” (24 reviews)
“olive trees” (20 reviews)
LOCATION
Loreto 23893, Mexico
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"beautiful drive"
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"worth the trip"
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"paved road"
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"long drive"
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"beautiful mission"
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"take your time"
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"california missions"
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"day trip"
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"small town"
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"rented a car"
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"the main highway"
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"well worth the effort"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small town, nothing to do there other than taking a tour of the old mission. Behind the Mission our tour guide took us thru the fruit garden and had us try the fruit off the trees, we loved the figs and mangos!! We paid 20...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting Mission with great construction. The paintings in the city hall next door are worthwhile, too.

1  Thank ElTigre2014
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Reviewed July 10, 2018

We were given an interesting, informative, a gracious tour of the Mission by one of the locals. He was very helpful and this tour was truly an amazing treat!

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Reviewed July 4, 2018

A very winding road to San Javier, glad our guide Miguel Meza was also our driver. Miguel is very knowledgeable and informative. This Mission still stands despite going through an earthquake. I loved the gnarled old olive tree there.

1  Thank Luv2Grdn
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Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

To start, it's much closer than expected, it's only 20 miles from Loreto. The road is very good all the way there minus a couple small chunks of road missing that are well marked. There are a bit of small rock slides evident along the...More

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Reviewed June 26, 2018

Well worth the hour long drive here. Very beautiful. It is interesting how you will be driving in a desert mountain and then you come across the small oasis. We saw several.

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Reviewed June 26, 2018

This is a must see if you are in the Loreto area. Beautiful place and a very pretty drive into the mountains.

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Reviewed June 25, 2018

It's a bit further than you would think - winding roads, but an oasis in the mountains. Have a cold beer/drink and take pics on the way back. Stop at Del Borracho Saloon for a bowl of chile just before the main highway

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Reviewed June 22, 2018

Nice day trip. Road was paved and well maintained with very little traffic. Gives a good sense of the history of the area and the blood, sweat and tears that went along with it.

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Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

Drove up from Loreto through the beautiful mountains to the mission. Very kind and helpful locals were engaging and gave us a tour. They recommend that you provide a donation at the time of your visit. Behind the Cathedral is the olive tree and some...More

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Mr Russell G
April 28, 2018|
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Response from JudyStacia | Reviewed this property |
We booked an trip with Villa Del Palmar Loreto and were provided with a van and an experienced guide.
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Elizabeth A
November 6, 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
June 1, 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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