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Located at the North end of the department of Leon, the municipality of San José de Achuapa is situated in a mountainous zone where visitors will find the last pines reserves of the area. This territory is occupied by 20 villages and an urban center. Its inhabitants celebrate their religious festivities in honor of San Sebastian (second week of February) and San José (March 19th).

Getting There

The municipality is located 210 kilometers from Managua. Here, one can find buses heading to El Sauce, Esteli and the city of Leon, which is situated 120 kilometers away (it takes 3 1/2 hours to get here when traveling from Leon).