Veracruz 3-Hour Guided City TourProduct ID: 8199
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- Take in the top sights of the charming port city of Veracruz
- See the Fort of San Juan de Ulúa, a complex of fortresses and prisons
- Drive by important sites such as the Monument to Sailors, the Pemex Tower, and the Benito Juarez lighthouse
The Spanish conqueror, Hernan Cortes, first landed here in 1519 and, not long afterward Veracruz became the base from which the Spaniards conquered Mexico.
When you leave from your hotel, you’ll first see the malecón, or boarwalk, that stretches for kilometers along the Gulf of Mexico. During the tour, your guide will provide commentary about all of the sites on the itinerary. Without stops, you’ll see the Island of Sacrifices, the Pemex Tower, the Monument to Sailors, and the Carranza statue.
A highlight of the tour is Fort of San Juan de Ulúa, a great fortress that was constructed for the defense of the port of Veracruz. It has also served as a prison.
You’ll also pass by the Ships Workshop, Café de la Parroquia, the Benito Juarez Lighthouse, and more.
- Round-trip transfers from the Veracruz city tourist area
- Optional gratuities
Pick up is included at most hotels located in the Veracruz tourist area (downtown). An additional surcharge applies for passenger pick-up outside this area. (Open in Google Maps)
Product ID: 8199