Misión San Francisco Javier de Viggé-Biaundó, Loreto

4.7
#1 of 13 in Historic Sites in Baja California Sur
Visit one of the oldest Jesuit missions in Mexico at Misión San Francisco Javier de Viggé-Biaundó. Situated in the small village of San Javier, the mission is one of the most well maintained and preserved in the country. Originally built in the early 18th century, it was abandoned after the missionaries left Baja California. Take a drive on the scenic road to San Javier to see the picturesque village, surrounded by lush vegetation and valleys. Admire the Baroque stone church, which contains a number of original relics from the mission, and enjoy the area's tranquil, spiritual atmosphere. Using our custom trip planner, Loreto attractions like Misión San Francisco Javier de Viggé-Biaundó can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Tremendous history and beautiful artifacts. As a non-religious being, I was intrigued by the embrace the community has for the Mision and the church. It was very comforting. The Loreto community is...  more »
  • We took a guided tour by Sea and Land Tours, which took us off the paved road through the desert leading to the Mission. Our driver and guide, Jordan, showed us a spectacular old fig tree (among...  more »
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  • As of 2019 there is a fully new paved road to reach this beautiful church. This is a must see if you are driving down baja. There are restaurants and gift shops.
  • Delightful historical atmospheric place set in a valley in the cactus strewn mountains
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