Day trip

From Veracruz: Guided Tour of Region's Landmarks and Relics

Day trip

From Veracruz: Guided Tour of Region's Landmarks and Relics

From US$ 89.36 per person

Take a 1-day tour of the spectacular landscape surrounding Veracruz with a dedicated tour guide. See landmarks of indigenous Totonac culture, a Mesoamerican archaeological site, and the 16th-century home of colonist Hernán Cortés.

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Duration 9 hours
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Live tour guide
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Pickup at your hotel lobby


  • Discover the history of the Totonac people
  • Enjoy a guided tour of a Mesoamerican archaeological site
  • Visit picturesque La Antigua, home to many 16th-century landmarks
Full description
Start the tour at 8:00 AM with a convenient pickup from your hotel. Drive 1.5 hours to Quiahuiztlan, a city famed for its deep history of Totonac culture. Take time to admire the city’s unique landscape, structures, and cemeteries. See the city’s mall before moving onto the next destination. Visit Cempoala, a Mesoamerican archeological site in Úrsulo Galván for an informative guided tour. With its many outstanding gardens, lush vegetation, and relics, the history of the site will truly be all around you. Next, go back in time in La Antigua, where Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés founded the first city hall in the New World. See Mexico's first chapel and visit the grounds of Cortés's house, originally built in the 16th century. Made with river stone and coral, the building is now covered by centuries-old trees making for a fascinating sight. Enjoy the spectacular landscape and phenomenal views on offer before ending the tour with a drop-off at your hotel at 5:00 PM.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Tour guide
  • Tickets for the archeological site
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
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  • People with mobility impairments

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Comfortable clothes

Product ID: 252782