It is a canton of the Province of Los Ríos, Ecuador. Its cantonal head is the city of Vinces. The "little Paris", a city pampered by the Great Vinces River; tributary through which he ran his historical legacy especially in the golden era of cocoa.
Vinces, also known as “Paris Chiquito”, is a town famous for its buildings and agricultural suproduction, a true gift of nature because its landscape environment reveals a lavish ecology that has one of the largest wetlands in the country, such as Butter Abras wetland.
It is surrounded and covered with its own nature, bank bank floors, with a depth or profile of up to 1.50 meters, excellent for agricultural production, a fabulous climate for the development of fauna and flora. Rivers with significant flows that allow the crops to be supplied and irrigated throughout the year and a cozy beach next to the Vinces River, which makes it the first freshwater spa in Ecuador.
Climate Canton Vinces
The province belongs to the climatic zone called tropical monsoon. During the summer (from June to December) the weather is dry and the temperature is cool. The very rainy and hot winter runs from December to June. The average temperature ranges between 22 ° C and 33 ° C and the precipitation of 1,867 mm.
Typical foods Canton Vinces
Its traditional cuisine among which we highlight the meat buns, tamales, humitas, pork baking, ayampacos, chicken hen, chicken broth, duck dry, tapao and the delicious artisanal chocolate.
Tourism Canton Vinces
Over the years, Vinces has significantly increased its tourism offer; Currently, the tourist index grew thanks to the tourism campaign undertaken by the national government, "All you need is Ecuador".
Vinces has one of the largest wetlands in the country, such as the Abras de Mantequilla Wetland (RAMSAR site), located 10 km away. of the population, with an extension of 22,500 hectares. which serves as habitat for more than 120 endangered species www.birdlife.org. Beautiful freshwater beaches, rich national cuisine, crafts, natural beauties, and much more.
In the winter season Vinces is characterized by water sports where the regatta of international transcendence stands out, the famous competition of outboard motor boats Guayaquil - Vinces