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Veracruz: City Tour with San Juan de Ulua

Veracruz: City Tour with San Juan de Ulua

From US$ 73 per person

Marvel at the history of one of the most antique fortresses in Latin America, "San Juan de Ulua". Whilst there you will learn all about the birth of the first town hall in America.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures are in place. Check your activity voucher once you book for full details.
Duration 6 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Pickup included
Custumers should wait in the hotel lobby, there our guide pick them up. Please provide the hotel name.


  • See the massive 16th-century fortifications of San Juan de Ulua
  • Spend a half-day tour covering all of Veracruz's main landmarks
  • Take the chance to explore downtown Veracruz with a local guide
Full description
Discover the beauty of the Port of Veracruz with this exciting tour that fuses history, culture, natural attractions and colonial buildings. The activity starts in San Juan de Ulua, one of the greatest and most antique forts in America. After visiting the fort, you will explore the main points of the city’s downtown, including the Maritime Customs Building, the old train station, and the post office building. You will also visit the famous "Malecon", a beautiful seaside promenade lined with restaurants, cafes, and stores. Afterwards, you'll visit the Boca del Rio zone, a booming area with modern, first class hotels, and services, yet with a deep-rooted history.
  • Guided tour in Veracruz City
  • Guided tour in the San Juan de Ulua Fortress
  • Admission fees
  • Round-trip transportation to and from your Veracruz hotel
  • Food and drinks
  • Additional exhibitions
  • Gratuities

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Important information

What to bring

  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Insect repellent
  • Cash

Not allowed

  • Smoking
  • Flash photography
  • Alcohol and drugs

Know before you go

  • At least 2 people are required for this activity to take place
  • Hotel pickup is available from most centrally located Veracruz/Boca del Rio hotels
  •  You will receive confirmation of your exact tour departure time when you call to confirm your reservation
  • Please make sure you eat breakfast before the activity
  • Due to COVID-19 restrictions this tour is currently not visiting San Juan de Ulua

Product ID: 231097