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  1. Mexico
  2. Veracruz

From Veracruz: Alvarado, Tlacotalpan and Agustín Lara Tour

Product ID: 252257
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Discover the charming towns of Alvarado and Tlacotalpan and visit the museum of famous Mexican artist Agustín Lara. Experience the local culture and relax on a boat ride as you watch the sunset.
About this activity
Duration 9 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible

Pickup included

Please meet at the lobby of your hotel
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Take in panoramic views of the beautiful landscape in the Port of Alvarado
  • Visit the Agustín Lara Museum and the church of La Virgen de la Candelaria
  • Experience the local culture with all its positivity
  • Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Tlacotalpan City
  • Relax on a boat while admiring the spectacular views as the sun sets
Full description
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.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Tour guide
  • Transportation
  • Museum entrance fee
  • Boat tour
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
Know before you go
• This tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility as this tour involves walking
• Please have breakfast before starting the tour
• Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes
• Please bring sunscreen and a hat
• Bring additional cash for souvenirs and food and drinks
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