Traveling is all about being inspired, exploring new things and creating unforgettable memories. And all of that begins with learning a bit about your destination! Are you ready to find out a few basic details about Veracruz?
To help you get your bearings, Veracruz is located 130 miles (209 kilometers) to the east of the significant city of Puebla.
This part of Veracruz has a population of around 550,000 residents, some of whom will surely be willing to offer you some invaluable travel tips.
Want some sightseeing recommendations? Head to Veracruz Cathedral, a noteworthy attraction that'll give you an insight into the area's unique culture.
San Juan de Ulua Castle guarded its grounds from attack for many years. Head to this magnificent battlement and learn about some of its secrets. Seeking some more ideas? Interested in the remarkable marine realm? Brush shoulders with colorful animals and find out some of the secrets of the planet's waters at Veracruz Aquarium. And there's more. Picture the army of fighters who once kept watch over Bastion of Santiago Museum. The fury of past battles can still be found on its thick walls.
Seats in the upright position, stow your tray tables and get ready to experience Veracruz! Once you hit the runway at General Heriberto Jara International Airport (VER), the lively main streets will be only 5 miles (8 kilometers) northeast of here.
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