Veracruz 3-Hour Guided City Tour

Veracruz 3-Hour Guided City Tour

From $57 per person

Enjoy a 3-hour drive around the charming port city of Veracruz with a professional bilingual guide. See the top attractions of Mexico’s first Spanish settlement, including the Fort of San Juan de Ulúa, the Benito Juarez Lighthouse, and much more.

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Small group
Limited to 10 participants


  • 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
Full description
See the sights of Veracruz, a port city on the Gulf of Mexico and the first Spanish settlement in Mexico. On this 3-hour tour you’ll enjoy a drive around this lively city, accompanied by a professional guide. 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
  • Meals
  • Optional gratuities
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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    Customer reviews

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    5 /5

    based on 2 reviews

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    Good knowledge of history of Veracruz - good english - easy to understand. Good driver - felt safe.

    February 1, 2018

    Rafael was great...great knowledge of Mexican history, culture, politics, economy etc...

    November 14, 2019

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