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Veracruz: Guided City Tour with Aquarium Visit

1. 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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From Veracruz: Quiahuiztlan, Cempoala & La Antigua Tour

2. From Veracruz: Quiahuiztlan, Cempoala & La Antigua Tour

Learn about the history of Mexico on a guided day tour. Your tour includes three major sites. Quiahuiztlán, which means “place of the rain,” is named due to the natural runoff in the hilltop of Metates, resembling petrified rain in basaltic rock. It was simultaneously a city, cemetery, and fort. In addition, you will get to explore the site considered the capital of the Totonac Empire, Cempoala. It is one of the most important archaeological sites in the center of the state. The town of Antigua is historically important as it was the site of the first encounter between Spanish and Indians. Here you will visit the ruins of the Cortes house and the Rosary chapel, the first Catholic chapel in Mexico.

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From Veracruz: Alvarado, Tlacotalpan and Agustín Lara Tour

3. From Veracruz: Alvarado, Tlacotalpan and Agustín Lara Tour

Embark on a full-day tour to the charming towns of Alvarado and Tlacotalpan and experience a day full of colorful architectures and folklore. Start the tour at 8 AM where you will be picked up from the lobby of your hotel in Veracruz, then travel to the first stop for 1.5-hours. Admire the beautiful landscapes of the Port of Alvarado, an important fishing village that in ancient times was the entry gate for slaves and pirates. Meet the friendly people of this town and visit the traditional central square. The mischief and happiness of the locals will keep you with a big smile. Enjoy a drink at one of the various cocktail bars and savor delicious local specialties at your own expense.  Then, head to Tlacotalpan City which was declared as one of the World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. In this beautiful village, you will find musical events, gastronomy, and handicraft. Visit the Agustín Lara Museum, the church of La Virgen de la Candelaria with its colorful altarpieces and walls, and the parish of San Cristóbal, a true relic. Before you finish the tour, enjoy a tour around the calm waters of the Papaloapan River. Take in spectacular views of the village and relax during a boat ride as you watch the sunset. The tour ends at 5 PM.

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From Veracruz: Naolinco Guided Tour

4. From Veracruz: Naolinco Guided Tour

Take a tour of Naolinco, with round-trip transfers from your hotel in Veracruz. Explore the city’s highlights and hidden gems with a professional guide. Depart from your hotel in Veracruz or Boca del Río and pass through high mountains to Naolinco. Admire views of picturesque landscapes and Franciscan churches along the way. Arrive in the city and take a tour to discover its important sites and secret corners. Wander past the colorful buildings in the historic center and visit the workshops of artisans who produce hand-made items from leather. Stop at local eateries to sample sweets, ice-cream, and other regional delicacies, at your own expense. Your tour ends with drop-off back at your hotel.

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Veracruz: City Tour With Mandinga Boat Ride

5. Veracruz: City Tour With Mandinga Boat Ride

Discover the amazing beauty that Veracruz has to offer with this exciting journey that combines history, culture, and attractive natural places. The activity starts in San Juan de Ulua, a historical fort that dates back to the 16th Century, the oldest in all of Latin America. You will continue on to the most historical place in the city to discover how Veracruz became the most important commerce port in all of Mexico. You will then go to the town of Mandinga, where a combination of gastronomy, music, and locals will provide you with a true Veracruz experience. On a boat, you will admire the natural richness of the region and see the diversity of mangroves and other natural attractions.

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