Mexico - Veracruz (PDF Chapter)
This is the Veracruz chapter from Lonely Planet’s Mexico guidebook.
Taking up much of Mexico’s Gulf coastline, the long and diverse state of Veracruz is where the Spanish conquest of the Aztecs began. It is also home to Mexico’s highest peak – soaring, snowcapped Orizaba.
- decipher a triumvirate of Mesoamerican cultures in Xalapa’s architecturally magnificent Museo de Antropología
- imagine past glories at the extensive ruins of El Tajín
- sip gourmet coffee in the cloud forest–encased highland town of Coatepec
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Veracruz City, Central Veracruz, La Antigua, Villa Ri-ca, Xalapa, Coatepec, Xico, Jalcomulco, Tlapacoyan, Córdoba, Orizaba, Pico de Orizaba, North-ern Veracruz, Tuxpan, Papantla, El Tajín, Tecolutla, Southern Veracruz, Tlacotalpan, Santiago Tuxtla, San Andrés Tuxtla, Catemaco, Reserva de la Biosfera Los Tuxtlas, Costa de Oro.
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