Atracciones de Veracruz

BEACHES The county of Boca Del Rio possesses all the necessary things for you to enjoy the sun and ocean in Vera Cruz, a great hotel infrastructure and of tourism with numerous restaurant establishments, night clubs, bars, stores, and sport facilities. Also the port of San Juan de Ulua will offer you a view to the response of the locals to the constant pirate attacks of the XVI century. If you prefer and experience more in touch with nature, the virgin beaches of Monte Pio and Roca Partida are the ideal place for your vacations. LOS TUXTLAS Los Tuxtlas is a region that has volcanoes in a mountainous sierra, tropical jungles in the low areas, and a warm coast bathed in gulf waters. Due to the biological diversity, this area is an ideal zone for adventurous sports, or tourist activity such as walks, rock climbing, swimming, camping or kayaking. The jungle holds the Nanciyaga Ecological Reserve. This reserve covers 40 hectares and protects the numerous species of flora and fauna in a facility for tourism, offering food services, stores, craft work, solarium, mineral water baths, and an outdoor theatre. EL TAJÍN El Tajín or ¨City of the god of thunder¨ is one of the most important archaeological sites of Mesoamerica. With 168 buildings, monuments, temples and alters, castles and game patios. The geometric perfection of the Nicho Pyramid as well as other important findings can be enjoyed by visiting this great city located just 13 km from Papantla. SAN LORENZO TENOCHTITLAN The trademark of the great culture of the Mesoamericans can be found in the southeast region of Veracruz. In this area you can visit magical sites like Las Choapas, Acayucan, Minatitlan, Coatzacoalcos and San Lorenzo Tenochtitlan. The small community of San Lorenzo shelters what is considered as one of the principal centers of culture whose name we do not know, which dates back to 1300 a.c. to 900 a.c. Today, archaeologists have found 10 colossal olmeca heads, distinctive to olmeca art.

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