Vamos a Atlixco

This is Atlixco

Atlixco's Zócalo

Atlixco’s Zócalo

Atlixco, is a small town in the municipality of Puebla, 25 km from the city of Puebla. It is most famous for its incredible flower markets, and its climate. Its full name is actually Atlixco de las Flores (Atlixco of Flowers) and it is home to ‘the best climate in the world’ according to its tourist office. The town has a very pleasant temperature, perfect for the cultivation of flowers.

So why visit Atlixco?

First of all it’s a great new place to see that is not far from Puebla. Everyone enjoys a fun day trip. Secondly if you are living in Puebla, you can buy a huge array of plants, flowers, and tress for very low prices, to pimp out your garden or house. Thirdly, I recommend checking out the town center where the local ice cream shops sells delicious Avocado ice cream and ice lollies, amongst many other peculiar (and conventional) flavours. It sounds weird, but its delicious. Remember, you are in Mexico, this is the time to be adventurous and try new things.

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Many many flowers.

A great place to buy flowers is ‘Viveros Cabrera La Unión’, the address is 20 Poniente 2501-B Colonia Cabrera. You won’t find plants cheaper than this.  For example a huge bamboo tree will only cost you 70 pesos (£3.5!!).

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Palm trees

Ice creams like the one showed below can be bought at ‘La Rosita de Atlixco’ in the zócalo.

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Avocado ice lolly

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