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Our most recommended Xalapa Day Trips

From Veracruz: Xalapa Guided Tour with Coffee Museum Visit

1. From Veracruz: Xalapa Guided Tour with Coffee Museum Visit

Immerse yourself in the history and culture of Xalapa on this day trip. Start your trip with a guided tour of the Xalapa city center, where flowers and culture await you around every corner. In the company of your local guide, discover the city's lakes, alleyways, and colorful buildings. Later, visit the Museum of Anthropology, considered the second most important Museum of Archeology in Mexico. Walk through the museum examining the 1000s of artifacts housed inside and delve into the rich culture of Mexico. Finish your tour with a drive through the coffee plantations on the outskirts of the city to reach the coffee museum. Here, learn all about the region's coffee-making history and savor a cup of freshly-brewed coffee.

Perote and Xalapa: Sightseeing Tour

2. Perote and Xalapa: Sightseeing Tour

Explore the Mexican State of Veracruz as you visit the cities of Perote and Xalapa on a sightseeing tour. Discover the only Spanish inland fort in the World and see 30 centuries of ancient art at the Museum of Anthropology, the second most important museum in the country. On the trip to Perote, make a stop at La Joya, where you can enjoy its gastronomy and its typical cheeses that are recognized throughout the state of Veracruz. Visit the Fort of San Carlos in the town of Perote, an emblematic place in the history of Mexico, where the first president of Mexico ended his days, Guadalupe Victoria. Arrive at the Anthropology Museum in Xalapa, the second most important in the country and considered one of the best museums in the world, where the heritage of the three cultures that were founded in the state is kept: Olmeca, Totonaca, and Huasteca.

From Veracruz: Xalapa Heritage Tour with Anthropology Museum

3. From Veracruz: Xalapa Heritage Tour with Anthropology Museum

Take a guided tour from Veracruz to explore the culture and heritage of Xalapa and the surrounding area. Visit a colonial estate and walk the streets of the historic center. Start your experience with pickup at your hotel in Veracruz, and head towards Xalapa. Stop along the way at Museo El Lencero, an old colonial plantation. Wander through the gardens and admire the elegant architecture. Continue to Xalapa and enjoy a panoramic tour of the city center. Wander down quiet streets, see beautiful buildings, and visit the government palace and the cathedral. Enter the Museo de Antropología de Xalapa, the city’s anthropological museum. Discover the rich heritage of the region’s three pre-Columbian cultures. Learn about the history of the Olmeca, Totonaca, and Huasteca civilizations.

Veracruz: Guided Tour to Xalapa with Anthropology Museum

4. Veracruz: Guided Tour to Xalapa with Anthropology Museum

This tour will make you live the magic that surrounds the Historical Center of Xalapa, between its alleys and cobbled streets you will enjoy a pleasant walk to know its historical buildings and the legends that make up the history of the capital of the State of Veracruz. Stories like Jesus Te Ampare, La Llorona and El Diamante will allow you to discover our history in a different way. After exploring Xalapa visit the Museum of Anthropology known as El MAX, considered the second most important Museum of Archeology in Mexico. Walk through the museum examining the thousands of artifacts housed inside and delve into the rich culture of Mexico.

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