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Xalapa

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Veracruz : Xalapa
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Xalapa is the capital of Veracruz in Mexico.

Understand

Xalapa is a college town that enjoys some fine colonial architecture as well as a nice climate in the highlands above the hot and humid Veracruz coast. It is a hilly town with a smart population hence it is sometimes considered to be the San Francisco of Mexico. Home to a number of expatriates and foreign exchange students, the town really isn't on the typical backpacker/tourist path through Mexico.

Get in

By plane

By train

By car

By bus

Almost-hourly buses go from Mexico City to Xalapa in several bus lines (ADO, AU), departing from TAPO station. The trip takes between 5 and 6 hours.

By boat

Get around

See

Museo de Arqueología (Archaeology Museum): a beautifully-designed museum of the cultures of Veracruz. Avenida Xalapa.

Do

Learn

Work

Buy

Eat

Budget

  • Yerba Buena, Xalapenos Ilustres 22, Centro Historical, Veracruz (CP 91000) Tel. 01-228-8187508 - A tranquil and inexpensive popular eatery with friendly staff. Serves a daily set lacto-vegetarian menu, typically a salad and a choice of two soups and main dishes with bread, natural fruit juice and a coffee or a tea for dessert. 33 pesos. (Dec 07). Open 13:30-18:00.

Mid-range

Splurge

Drink

Sleep

Budget

Mid-range

Splurge

Contact

Stay safe

Cope

Get out

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