Explore Veracruz with a local guide!
Visit the main highlights of Veracruz combined with San Juan de Ulúa.
Learn about the past and the history of this famous port and of the fort which used to function as a prison and where many important Mexican figures were imprisoned…
This tour begins visiting the Fortress of San Juan de Ulúa, one of the oldest in América and the only one in México built with coral stone.
It was started to built in the 16th century and it was use as a fortress to avoid pirate and enemies attacks. It was the first port in New Spain, and also it was a horrible jail.
After the fortress we are going to walk in downtown knowing the stories and legends of the ancient buildings that were churches, convents, main squares
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: We can meet in your hotel or in one of the places of the tour. I will identify myself with my licence as a certified Tour Guide.
End location: I can leave the tourists in their hotel or restaurant of preference, and also in downtown to do shopping.
Duration: 3 hours
The duration could be affected by weather or traffic.
This is a walking tour, if you prefer I can arrange a car with a driver.
This tour cost includes the entrancies to San Juan de Ulua and the service of guiding and taxi to go from San Juan de Ulúa to downtown
Estimated Local Cash Needed
400 PESOS - WATER SNACKS THAT ARE NOT INCLUDED
Personal expenses, entrancies and the cost of transportation.
I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle or I can arrange for a separate car and driver.
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Marcela was a great tour guide. She knew the history and legends of the region and made the different sites come alive. She is knowledgeable, enthusiastic and a very pleasant person to spend three hours touring Veracruz