Explore the charming Magic Towns and the capital city of Veracruz in a fun and interesting tour. Mexican history never was this fun as you visit the Ex-Hacienda del Lencero Museum, a former farm and home to Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna, one of the first presidents of Mexico, also a dictator, a.k.a. the “Napoleon of the West”. But hold on, there’s more to see at the Museum of Anthropology, where you are going to get to see the colossal Olmec heads.
Enjoy a short walk throughout the landmarks in the city of Xalapa as you head to Xico, a Magic Town of Veracruz for its interesting cultural sites including the Maria Magdalena Church and the Patio de las Palomas. You cannot leave this town without delighting your palate with the famous “Mole of Xico”, a tasty dish made with diverse peppers, chocolate, red bananas, chicken stock, and some spices including cinnamon and clove, among others, bon appetite!
As your trip continues, your next stop will be the Texolo Waterfalls, featuring a drop over 164 feets, surrounded by coffee plantations, bananas and oranges trees. Before this tour ends, you also will visit Coatepec, a famous town for its coffee and where you can visit the Interactive Coffee Museum and learn about the process its harvesting and processing, while you enjoy a tasty cup of coffee.