Route & dates
Puebla— 4 nights
Sat, Aug 6 - Wed, Aug 10
City of Angels
Recognized as a World Heritage Site thanks to its photogenic colonial buildings, Puebla remains one of Mexico's top destinations for architecture enthusiasts.Let the collections at Amparo Museum (Museo Amparo) and Museo Nacional del Ferrocarril capture your imagination. Visiting Santuario de las Luciernagas and Stromatolites in Bacalar Rapids will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Puebla side-trips: Tlaxcala (Basilica de Nuestra Senora de Ocotlan & Palacio de Gobierno del Estado de Tlaxcala), Tepozteco (in Tepoztlan) and Plaza Atlixco (in Atlixco). There's lots more to do: walk around Zocalo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Templo de San Francisco, get to know the resident critters at Africam Safari, and steep yourself in history at Fuertes de Loreto.
To find maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Puebla trip planner.
If you are flying in from Peru, the closest major aiport is Licenciado Benito Juarez International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.
Things to do in Puebla
Tlaxcala, Tepozteco, Stromatolites in Bacalar Rapids, Plaza Atlixco