North Coast July 10, 2024 | 2:22 pm

Montecristi hosts Tourism in Every Corner event

Montecristi, DR.- This weekend, the province of Montecristi will host the Tourism in Every Corner promotion platform, organized by the Ministry of Tourism to showcase the unique attractions and diverse offerings of each destination.

The event will take place on Saturday, July 13th, and Sunday, July 14th, at Parque Duarte (Parque del Reloj). It will feature a large exhibition and sale of Montecristi’s tourist, cultural, gastronomic, and artisanal products, involving key players in the local value chain to promote sustainable management and development.

Attendees can enjoy artistic presentations from the folkloric ballet and typical ensemble of the Ministry of Tourism, performances by the Ángeles Especiales foundation, baton ballet, children’s groups, and cultural events like carnival traditions and “roba la gallina.”

Montecristi is one of the 32 provinces of the Dominican Republic, located in the northwest. Founded by Nicolás de Ovando in 1506, it boasts attractions like El Morro National Park, Cayo Siete Hermanos, Isla Cabra, and the Montecristi mangroves. Visitors can also explore the Montecristi Clock, designed by Gustave Eiffel, and the Máximo Gómez House Museum. Local cuisine features traditional dishes like goat, Dominican flag, and fresh seafood along the Montecristi boardwalk, complemented by artisanal ice cream and a vibrant nightlife scene.

Montecristi is divided into six municipalities: Castañuelas, Guayubín, Las Matas de Santa Cruz, Montecristi, Pepillo Salcedo (Manzanillo), and Villa Vásquez, with five municipal districts: Palo Verde, Hatillo Palma, Villa Elisa, Cana Chapetón, and Santa María.

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