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Veracruz: 5-Attraction Tour with Aquarium and Boat Tour

1. Veracruz: 5-Attraction Tour with Aquarium and Boat Tour

This package is ideal to visit the places you should not miss in Veracruz. We start with a tour of the Veracruz Aquarium, where you can admire the representative fauna of the state. At noon, we will visit the fortress of San Juan de Ulúa, which was built by orders of Hernán Cortés, as it protected Veracruz from pirate and corsair attacks of the time. A guide will tell you all about the history and legends of the oldest prison in Mexico. At the end of this visit, we will transfer to Mandinga, where we will enjoy a boat ride through the mangrove area and also have time to eat delicious freshly cooked seafood in Mandinga's restaurants. To finish the tour, we will tour the historic center of Veracruz aboard a traditional streetcar, from where we will be able to observe the most important and beautiful places of the city.

Veracruz: Hop-On Hop-Off Double-Decker Bus Tour

2. Veracruz: Hop-On Hop-Off Double-Decker Bus Tour

Explore Veracruz by boarding a convenient hop-on-hop-off bus tour and discover the city's most popular attractions. Listen to the included audio guide as you cruise past the Plaza Las Américas, the Aquarium, and much more. Start your tour at the Arts and Crafts Market and board one of the spacious double-decker buses to see the city. Stay on the bus for the full circuit, which takes around 1 hour and 15 minutes to complete, or hop on and off at any of the official stops along the way. Enjoy 5 hours of unlimited travel along the Boca del Río circuit and visit important attractions like the lively harborside district of Malecón Veracruz Puerto, or the Veracruz Cathedral located in the historic center of the city. Take advantage of the onboard audio guide and learn about the city's customs and traditions, its music, cuisine, and much more. An audio guide designed especially for children will help keep your little ones entertained as well. Boca del Rio circuit stops:1.      Seafront2.      Zócalo and City Hall3.      The Bastion of Santiago4.      Aquarium Plaza Wax Museum and Ripley’s North5.      Agustín Lara House Museum6.      Las Américas Shopping Center7.      Vela Shopping Center8.      Aquarium Plaza Wax Museum and Ripley’s South

Veracruz: Guided City Tour with Aquarium Visit

3. Veracruz: Guided City Tour with Aquarium Visit

Discover the beauty of the Port of Veracruz with this tour that combines history, culture, natural attractions, and colonial buildings. Start your tour at San Juan de Ulua, one of Latin America's oldest fortresses, where you will learn about the birth of America's first town hall. After visiting the fort, explore the city's main points of interest, including the Maritime Customs Building, the old train station, and the Post Office building. Later, visit the famous Malecon, a beautiful seaside promenade lined with restaurants, cafes, and stores. Afterward, visit the Boca del Rio zone, a booming area that combines modern buildings with a rich history. Finish your tour at the Veracruz Aquarium and spend the afternoon exploring at your leisure. Watch entertaining dolphin shows and see a range of aquatic animals such as sharks, penguins, and jellyfish.

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