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Route from the Mountains to the Franciscan monuments Route

Orizaba, Puebla, Tlaxcala, Cholula, Tecamachalco

Enjoy the first destination on this route, which is Veracruz. Get to know the historic buildings of this important port, such as the Baluarte de Santiago and the Fuerte de San Juan de Ulúa, as well as the Museo de la Ciudad (Museum of the City). Visit the cathedral and the Palacio Municipal (Municipal Building) and enjoy the good atmosphere of Veracruz at the zócalo, where music and coffee should not be missed.

Continue in Córdoba, a place of great historical relevance. Tour the Historic Center and admire the most important colonial buildings in the city: the Catedral de la Inmaculada Concepción (Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception), the Museo del Café (Coffee Museum) and the Portal de Zevallos (Zevallos’ Portal).

The next destination will be Orizaba. Here you will know the Cathedral and the Museo de la Cerveza (Beer Museum) to mention some of its main attractions. We recommend that you go to the Paseo del Río area, which covers about five kilometers in the heart of the city.

Before continuing to Puebla, a stop at Tecamachalco is a must to admire its architectural richness, such as the old Franciscan convent and the Iglesia del Calvario (Calvary Church), impressive buildings of great historical value. In Puebla you will enjoy its many museums, cultural activities and architectural beauty. The Zócalo, the Casa de a Cultura (House of Culture) and the Cathedral stand out. At Los Portales you can enjoy “cemitas” and mole poblano, star dishes of its gastronomy, as well as chiles en nogada.

Follow the route to Cholula. This Pueblo Mágico (Magical Town) has an important pre-Hispanic and colonial history. Tour the religious complex of San Gabriel Arcángel and the Capilla Real de Naturales. Visit the archaeological zone, and explore the inside of the great pyramid, or climb to the top. The final destination will be Tlaxcala, a city of great colonial richness. You will be able to appreciate it in its constructions and monuments, like the Ex-convento de San Francisco (Ex-Convent of San Francisco), the cathedral and the Museo Regional de Tlaxcala (Regional Museum of Tlaxcala) located in an old monastery. Delight yourself with some delicious setas al pastor.
Enjoy the first destination on this route, which is Veracruz. Get to know the historic buildings of this important port, such as the Baluarte de Santiago and the Fuerte de San Juan de Ulúa, as well as the Museo de la Ciudad (Museum of the City). Visit the cathedral and the Palacio Municipal (Municipal Building) and enjoy the good atmosphere of Veracruz at the zócalo, where music and coffee should not be missed.

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Continue in Córdoba, a place of great historical relevance. Tour the Historic Center and admire the most important colonial buildings in the city: the Catedral de la Inmaculada Concepción (Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception), the Museo del Café (Coffee Museum) and the Portal de Zevallos (Zevallos’ Portal).

The next destination will be Orizaba. Here you will know the Cathedral and the Museo de la Cerveza (Beer Museum) to mention some of its main attractions. We recommend that you go to the Paseo del Río area, which covers about five kilometers in the heart of the city.

Before continuing to Puebla, a stop at Tecamachalco is a must to admire its architectural richness, such as the old Franciscan convent and the Iglesia del Calvario (Calvary Church), impressive buildings of great historical value. In Puebla you will enjoy its many museums, cultural activities and architectural beauty. The Zócalo, the Casa de a Cultura (House of Culture) and the Cathedral stand out. At Los Portales you can enjoy “cemitas” and mole poblano, star dishes of its gastronomy, as well as chiles en nogada.

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