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Coatepec

Veracruz

Just 30 minutes from Xalapa City, in the middle of a mesophilic forest, you can find the Pueblo Mágico (Magical Town) of Coatepec, Veracruz, also known as “Mexico’s Coffee Capital”.

Coatepec is the biggest and most important region in the coffee-growing sector. It possess the biggest tradition in our country in this regard.

It was declared a Historical Heritage Site and is located near hills, waterfalls and lakes. Coatepec mixes a Colonial Charm with Country settings. This town holds more than 350 houses of a rich cultural heritage. This is why Coatepec is a must-see in the list of many travelers around the world.

Talking a little about history, in the year 1808, the owners of the Hacienda Zimpizahua introduced coffee seeds in the region. To everyone's surprise Coatepec’s land turned out to have a great soil for coffee. The inhabitants then started to cultivate this coffee tradition.

You can enjoy Coatepec all year long; it poses a warm humid weather which is why the forest are always green in addition to propitiate successful coffee harvest.

If you are coming from Puebla or Tlaxcala it will take you 2 hours and 45 minutes to get here. From the city of Pachuca, about 3 hours and 45 minutes whereas if you are coming from Mexico City, 4 hours and 30 minutes.

Just 30 minutes from Xalapa City, in the middle of a mesophilic forest, you can find the Pueblo Mágico (Magical Town) of Coatepec, Veracruz, also known as “Mexico’s Coffee Capital”.

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Coatepec is the biggest and most important region in the coffee-growing sector. It possess the biggest tradition in our country in this regard.

It was declared a Historical Heritage Site and is located near hills, waterfalls and lakes. Coatepec mixes a Colonial Charm with Country settings. This town holds more than 350 houses of a rich cultural heritage. This is why Coatepec is a must-see in the list of many travelers around the world.

Talking a little about history, in the year 1808, the owners of the Hacienda Zimpizahua introduced coffee seeds in the region. To everyone's surprise Coatepec’s land turned out to have a great soil for coffee. The inhabitants then started to cultivate this coffee tradition.

You can enjoy Coatepec all year long; it poses a warm humid weather which is why the forest are always green in addition to propitiate successful coffee harvest.

If you are coming from Puebla or Tlaxcala it will take you 2 hours and 45 minutes to get here. From the city of Pachuca, about 3 hours and 45 minutes whereas if you are coming from Mexico City, 4 hours and 30 minutes.

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