It is east and a bit south of Espanola, maybe 10 miles or so. Chimayo is a lovely old Spanish community, but also used to be the heroin capital of NM. The semi-isolated rural area, roughly on the drug-trade route from Mexico somehow gave it this distinction. There is a recent book out (don’t remember the name) of how the community drove out the dealers. Chimayo is also home to Leona’s restaurant near the Shrine and the home of "Holy Chile" from the "Holy Dirt" of the town. They do grow great chile there.