Top things to do in Montecristi

Museum in Montecristi

Museo Historico de Montecristi

Revolutionary and two-time president Eloy Alfaro was born in Montecristi, and here is an amazing tribute to the man: a hilltop museum with a panoramic view of the city below. There' s an old train engine in honor of…
Clothing in Montecristi

José Chávez Franco

Here you can snatch up high-quality straw 'Panama' hats for under $100, but check them closely. None are blocked or banded, but they’re cheaper than just about anywhere else in the world.José is quick to point out t…
Church in Montecristi

Basilica Santisima Virgen de Montserrat

Dating back to the early 20th century, this beautiful church contains a statue of the Virgin to which miracles have been attributed. While the Museo Historico de Montecristi further up the hill may house the city's …