Abinader declares La Vega an ecotourism province

The Province of La Vega has more than 20 protected areas of different categories ranging from National Parks, Natural Monuments, Scenic Routes, among others.

The President of the Republic Luis Abinader through Decree #47-23 promulgated the Law that declares the Province of La Vega as an Ecotourism Province, in an initiative presented by the senator of the Reformist Party Rogelio Genao.

“The Province of La Vega has more than 20 protected areas of different categories ranging from National Parks, Natural Monuments, Scenic Byways, among others. In addition, it is the main destination for domestic tourism, adventure and ecological tourism,” said Senator Rogelio Genao.

Among the cultural and religious tourism attractions located in La Vega are the Historical Park Ruins of La Vega Vieja and the Santo Cerro; the Historical Center of La Vega with its architectural variety in its buildings; the Domingo Savio Parish, Las Logias, the María Auxiliadora Parish, which was founded by Father Fantino Falco in the Fula area of the Rincón Municipal District and the Immaculate Conception Cathedral of La Vega.

In addition, there is the Route of Faith, the Route of Juan Pablo Duarte, the Route of Life Juan Bosch, the Furniture Cluster in Burende and the Rice Cluster.

In the case of mountain tourism, the province of La Vega also stands out as a country brand, since it is located in the intramountain valleys of the Central Mountain Range, which are adorned by the Las Mercedes River, in Santo Cerro, Rincón, Jima and Ranchito; the Acapulco beach resort and the extraordinary view of the natural scenery such as the Tireo Valley, the Constanza Valley and the Jarabacoa Valley, which is bordered by the great rivers Yaque del Norte and Jimenoa, which form the beach resorts, La Confluencia, Baiguate and Guanajuma, where it is not impossible for the tourist not to stop and enjoy the Jimenoa, Guázara and Baiguate waterfalls, ideal places to enjoy adventure ecotourism: Rafting or rafting, mountain passing or canyoing, paragliding, waterfall jumping or cascading, mountain biking, horseback riding, tubing and mountaineering.

Source: Mitur.gob.do

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