Antigua, San Juán de Ulúa, Veracruz & Boca del Río

Antigua, San Juán de Ulúa, Veracruz & Boca del Río

From $75 per person

Discover one of the oldest fortresses of the American continent and learn about the history of Mexico through the streets of Veracruz and Boca del Río.

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Duration 11 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Pickup included
Most hotels in metropolitan Veracruz. Your exact pickup time and location will be provided upon reconfirmation of your tour.

Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy panoramic views of the Veracruz and Boca del Río
  • Visit San Juán de Ulúa, one of the oldest fortresses of America
  • Discover the first town of the New Spain
Full description
Antigua is located at 28 kilometers from the port of Veracruz, is a little town surrounded by big trees in the shore of Huitzilapan and Hummingbirds river. Find the legacy of the Spanish conquest like "La Casa del Cabildo" the first town hall of the New Spain, the "Ermita del Rosario" the first Catholic Church in Mexico and the House of Hernán Cortés. Visit San Juan de Ulúa one of the most ancient fortresses of America, this place is connected to the biggest events in our Country during the colonial period since independence, reform and revolution. It also served several functions throughout its 400 years of existence. In the first place, it was used like a grain warehouse, after as a fortress , prison and finally for a presidential residence. Then visit the Port of Veracruz and Boca del Río with a panoramic visit of the City that will show you the interesting places like the Martitime Custom Building, the Telegraph Building, the Train Station, the Historic Center, the Malecon and the Baluarte de Santiago. Apart from the City of Boca del Río with its hotel infrastructure contrast with its picturesque fishing village, there are beautiful places such as the Zócalo, the Church of Our Lady of Santa Ana of the XVII century and the City Hall.
Includes
  • Transportation
  • Bilingual guide
  • Entry ticket to San Juán de Ulúa
  • Food
  • Drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Optional Activities
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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