México

Mexico City is the nation’s capital. Vibrant, multifaceted and always on the move. It is the political, economic and cultural core of the Mexican Republic.

Mexico City keeps between its streets and long avenues the hidden secrets and events that have shaped the nation.

Stroll through its historic downtown, discover its imposing Cathedral and the Templo Mayor, which still preserves vestiges of what was once the great Aztec empire.

On Paseo de la Reforma (Reforma Avenue) you can admire the Ángel de la Independencia (Angel of Independence) and recharge your batteries in one of the many restaurants that you will find in the Zona Rosa.

One of the must-see sites is the Bosque de Chapultepec, where you can also visit the Castillo de Chapultepec (Chapultepec Castle), which was the home of Maximiliano and Carlota. In this area you will find a wide variety of museums, theaters, cultural and entertainment centers, as well as art galleries. If you go with your family you can also enjoy various activities on the lake.

The Roma and Condesa neighborhoods stand out for their constructions of various architectural styles. They are also an excellent choice to go out to dance, dine or have fun in one of the bars and restaurants in the area.

In the southern part of the city you will find more museums and exhibitions inside Ciudad Universitaria (University City).

Arrive at the beautiful neighborhood of Coyoacán, which was the place where Frida Kahlo grew up. We also recommend you to visit San Ángel and Tlalpan, which retain their provincial essence amidst the great city.

Your trip to Mexico City cannot be complete if you do not visit Xochimilco and take a tour of its canals aboard a colorful trajinera. On this tour you will try Mexican snacks and surely you will dance and sing to the tunes of popular music.

Discovering Mexico City and each of its corners is an experience you will never forget.

Best Beaches in Mexico

Mexico is one of the world’s favorite tourist destinations, not only for its history, traditions, culture, the warmth of its people and delicious cuisine, but also for the beauty and variety of beaches located throughout its entire territory.

Surrounded by exuberant nature, Pueblos Mágicos (Magical Towns) and archaeological sites, each beach has something special to offer for all tastes and budgets.

Such is the case of the iconic beaches of the Caribbean Sea that are characterized by turquoise blue waters, ideal for swimming or snorkeling like those of Cancun and Playa del Carmen.

In the Sea of ​​Cortés you will find beaches that have desert landscapes and are home to a large number of marine species, which makes them suitable for sport fishing and water sports, an example of this is Los Cabos.

If you are looking for options with more moderate waves and more relaxing experiences, the beaches of the Gulf of Mexico such as those of Veracruz are the way to go.

On the other hand, surfers and lovers of strong emotions make the beaches of the Pacific their favorite destination, such is the case of the beaches of Oaxaca.

Whether your travel plan is to relax in an all-inclusive hotel by the sea, get in contact with nature or simply discover new destinations, the beaches of Mexico have everything for you to experience the best holiday.

Archaeological Sites

Mexico cannot be conceived without the greatness of its pre-Hispanic cultures, which have shaped its history, culture and traditions.
 
Every part of the country is proof of the profound influence of these ancient civilizations that once inhabited our territory.
 
At the north between deserts, dunes and mountains there are areas such as Vallecito in Baja California, where you will find cave paintings, or others like Paquimé in Chihuahua and its ceremonial mounds.
 
In the center of the country between valleys, lakes and forests there are vestiges of civilizations such as the Purépecha in Michoacán and the Toltecas in Tula Hidalgo.
 
The Estado de México (State of Mexico) is home to Teotihuacán with its imposing pyramids of the sun and the moon; other sites found in the state are Malinalco, Huamango and San Miguel Ixtapan to mention a few.
 
In Mexico City, the Templo Mayor is a place where time stands still, between the buildings and streets of the great city, as well as the sites of Tlatelolco, Mixcoac and Cuicuilco.
 
To the south, the jungle still holds great secrets to discover. Among the great remains that have been found are Tajín, in Veracruz, Comalcalco and La Venta in Tabasco, and Palenque in Chiapas.
 
Of course there are also the great Mayan cities found in the Yucatan Peninsula such as Chichén Itzá, Uxmal, Tulum and Cobá.
 
So far, there are approximately 193 archaeological sites distributed throughout the country. However, it is believed that there are many that remain hidden in the jungle or under the asphalt of the big cities.
 
Be inspired by the great heritage of these extraordinary cultures and discover Mexico through their teachings.

Adventure & Ecotourism

The cultural wealth and natural diversity of Mexico make it the perfect place to enjoy ecotourism and adventure.
 
Between jungles, forests, mountains, grottoes, lagoons, hills, parks and national reserves, the options to enjoy outdoor activities and live exciting experiences are endless.
 
Climbing lovers will put their skills to the test when climbing the Pico de Orizaba, the Nevado de Toluca or the Iztaccíhuatl.
 
The large rock formations that surround the national territory are ideal for scaling or rappelling.
 
Take a moment to enjoy the forests of the center of the country, which provide the perfect atmosphere for camping, biking, hiking or fishing.
 
If you prefer to admire marine life, the Sea of ​​Cortés and the Caribbean will become your favorite destination for snorkeling or diving.
 
The Yucatán Península has a great variety of underground rivers, grottoes and cenotes to discover.
 
In the Huasteca Potosina you will live the most exciting vacations, enjoying canyoning, caving, kayaking, rafting, rappelling, waterfall jumping, among many other activities.
 
From end to end, the Mexican Republic has a large number of natural wonders that you can admire and enjoy. Just have fun and bring out your adventurous self.
 

Pueblos Mágicos (Magical Towns)

The cultural, historical, architectural and gastronomic value of Mexico’s destinations is as huge as its territory.

 

The Pueblo Mágico (Magical Town) designation is awarded to those communities that over time have maintained their original architecture, traditions, history and culture. As well as to those that have been of great relevance to the country’s history.

 

The Pueblos Mágicos (Magical Towns) are defined as places with great symbolism and legends, they are towns whose historical importance has been fundamental for the development of history and that enhance the national identity in each of its spots. These places have a special magic that connects the visitor with our roots and traditions. With exceptional beauty, these are destinations that will most definitely captivate you.

 

Currently throughout the territory there are 132 Pueblos Mágicos (Magical Towns), whose attractions generate great admiration among both domestic and foreign visitors from all around the world.

 

You could visit Palenque in ChiapasReal de Catorce in San Luis PotosíTaxco in Guerrero, among many others.

 

These destinations will enchant you with the beauty of their natural landscapes, the incredible precision of their constructions -most of them in the Baroque style- this is the perfect combination of their Prehispanic past and miscegenation process. You will learn about ancient civilizations, whose essence remains to this day. You will get to know the work of artisans, whose mastery is passed from generation to generation, and you will delight yourself in the fusion of flavors, which are product of ancient techniques and European influence.

 

Discover Mexico and fall in love with its Pueblos Mágicos (Magical Towns).

World Heritage Mexican Cities

What are Heritage Cities?

To protect and preserve sites with values that humanity must conserve, UNESCO has taken the initiative to award a distinction to cities that have the necessary requirements to be considered “World Heritage Cities“.

They are those that contribute a scientific, technological and artistic good to the world.

Mexico has beautiful cities that are considered a treasure for humanity, they surprise us every day with their cultural, historical, archaeological attractions and more.

All troughout their territory,  these cities adorn the Mexican land and proudly carry the recognition of Heritage Cities granted by UNESCO.

It is an honor that few can obtain; Mexico has a total of 14 Heritage Cities that are waiting for your visit to share with you, their cultural wealth that lies in them.

Get to know the Heritage Cities of Mexico

Mexico is the fourth country to have the largest number of Heritage Cities, being surpassed by Spain, France and Italy. However, it has the first place in America to have the most of these designations, which of course makes Mexicans proud, but also brings with it a great responsibility to humanity.

The first time that a Mexican city was appointed with this recognition was in 1987. The lucky one was Mexico City with its Historic Center and since then, UNESCO has put its eye on other cities that gathered the requirements to receive the same honor.

Some of the most emblematic are PueblaMoreliaQuerétaroGuanajuato and Campeche.

A gift for humanity

These honors that were awarded to Mexico are to motivate people from all over the world to know these wonders You, your family and friends are cordially invited to enjoy all these attractions.

After all, they are a gift that we want to share with you and we guarantee that you will have incredible experiences that will never be repeated.