Cancun, Cozumel & the Yucatan - Campeche & Around (Chapter)
This is the Campeche & Around chapter from Lonely Planet's Cancún, Cozumel & the Yucatán guidebook.
Campeche state is home to serene villages, vast stretches of tangled jungle, bird-dotted mangroves and lagoons, and some of the region’s most imposing Maya ruins – many of which you might have all to yourself. The walled capital city of Campeche is the region’s cultural epicenter, providing a great jumping-off point for your adventures into this offbeat hinterland.
- Stroll through history along the colonial streets of Campeche, lined with pastel-hued buildings and edged by stone ramparts
- Explore the large and impressive complexes of Edzná, the most significant Maya ruins near Campeche
- Haul yourself up the massive pyramids of Calakmul while the calls of howler monkeys reverberate in surrounding jungle
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Campeche, Hecelchakán, Bécal, Hopelchén, Chenes Sites, Edzná, Champotón, Sabancuy, Isla Aguada, Ciudad del Carmen, Calakmul, Chicanná & Becán, Xpujil
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