During colonial periods, the mountains all around Santa Lucia were mined for some time, this is why the town became so important to the Spanish Crown. The XVI century church still exposing a figure of a Christ donated by the Spanish Crown in 1574.
Located 15 Miles to the north of Tegucigalpa, La Tigra National Park encompasses an impressive cloud forest extending more than 238 Km2. Elevations in the park range from over four thousand to nearly seven thousand feet above sea level.
60 miles North just one hour drive from Tegucigalpa over the mountains will take us to the former capital city of Honduras, Comayagua, located in the valley with the same name it is the largest flat region in central western Honduras.