Sierra Norte

Immersed in the Sierra Norte, 101 km from Puebla, is a 16th-century Franciscan convent. The Ex-convent of San Francisco Ixtacamaxtitlán was built in 1542, during the Spanish conquest.

This municipality is also known for its gastronomy, among which mezcal and escamoles (ant eggs) stand out.


To the north with Aquixtla, Chignahuapan and Tetela de Ocampo, to the south with those of Libres and with the state of Tlaxcala, to the west with the municipalities of Zautla, Cuyoaco, Ocotepec and Libres, finally to the west again it borders Tlaxcala.

Activities in Ixtacamaxtitlan