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Tlacotalpan & Alvarado Day Trip

Product ID: 199198
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Enjoy the Veracruzanos joviality as you eat fresh seafood in the charming river port cities of Tlacotalpan and Alvarado. Learn about Mexican colonial history and architecture as you admire the colorful buildings and squares.
About this activity
Duration 8 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English

Pickup included

Your hotel in Veracruz or Boca del Rio.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the charming river port city of Tlacotalpan
  • See the colorful colonial buildings lining the historic streets
  • Admire the scenery at the beautiful square of Plaza Zaragoza
  • Explore the peaceful fishing community in the city of Alvarado
Full description
Get to know a pair of charming historic cities that show off the idyllic local life around Veracruz. This tour brings you to the colorful colonial-style buildings of Tlacotalpan and the scenic fishing community of Alvarado, beautiful examples of small-town life on the shores of eastern Mexico.

Tlacotalpan, it is a historic port on the Papaloapan River that is recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Known as the Pearl of Papaloapan, the city is filled with well-preserved architecture dating back to the colonial period, when its harbor received large sailing ships and schooners from across the Atlantic. This town with well-preserved architecture and traditions.

It's time to visit the coastal trade city of Alvarado. Known for its seafood, coffee, and sugar, the city shows off a wealth of beautiful riverine carpentry that you can admire.
Includes
  • Guided tour of Tlacotalpan and Alvarado
  • Admission fees
  • Roundtrip transportation from your Veracruz hotel
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Additional exhibitions
  • Gratuities

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
Know before you go
• At least 2 people are required for this activity to take place
• Confirm your booking a day before the activity
• Hotel pickup is available from most centrally located Veracruz hotels
• Receive confirmation of your exact tour departure time when you call to confirm your reservation
• Eat breakfast before the activity
• Bring comfortable clothes and shoes, sunscreen, sunglasses, cap, extra cash, snacks, and water
Organized by

Amphibian Operadora Turística

Product ID: 199198