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Mexico is situated in the northern region of the American continent linking the Gulf of Mexico on the east and the Pacific Ocean on the west. It is encircled by the United States on the north and by Guatemala and Belize on the south and is divided into six tourist regions. These regions are Northern Mexico, Central Mexico, Southern Mexico, The Yucatan Peninsula, The Pacific Coast and The Baja California Peninsula.
The city of Torreon is situated in Mexico’s northern region in southwest Coahuila, 278 kilometers from state capital Saltillo. The climate is hot and dry, with an average year round temperature of 24º centigrade. Known as the City of Great Endeavors, due to its significant commercial and industrial activity, Torreon has an interesting Historic Center where you can realize fine religious and civic architecture.
Among the most important edifices are the modern Catedral del Carmen, Carmen Cathedral, the Casino de la Laguna, one of the city’s most well-known buildings, which is a neoclassical construction with Spanish revitalization influences and the Isauro Martinez Theater, one of Mexico’s best theatres, which contains a frontal rose window inside a beautiful Moorish arch. During your stay, you can visit the magnificent museums and learn about the city’s history and its role during the Mexican Revolution.
In the city’s nearby areas, where semidesert landscape predominates, you can visit unbelievable natural environments like the Bilbao Dunes, which are perfect for sand boarding and the Valle de Cuatrocienegas that is Cuatro Cienegas Valley, which has turquoise-blue ponds formed by fresh water springs. Finally, there’s the mystifying Zona del Silencio that is Zone of Silence, where visitors claim to experience paranormal phenomena, the absence of sound and loss of radio signals.

Torreon is a destination that offers outstanding tourist services and it has maintained the feel of a traditional Mexican city.

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