Veracruz, Mexico

Tour to San Juan de Ulua


Discover the biggest star in Veracruz with this fun visit to the historic fortress of San Juan de Ulua. The star-shaped fort has dominated the city’s waterfront since Spanish colonial times and it offers a fascinating insight into Mexico’s past.


Board a quaint tramcar and enjoy a 30-minute journey through the city before reaching the castle where a local guide will greet you and show you about this unmissable landmark. Throughout its five centuries of existence, San Juan de Ulua has enjoyed incarnations as a fortress, prison, armoury, presidential residence and even a temple to worship th...

It is included

  • Transport
  • Guide
  • Tickets

Important informations

  • We recommend to wear walking shoes and weather appropriate clothes Cash or credit card to pay for any extra services.
  • It is the traveler's sole responsibility to have all the necessary documentation up to date, so research in advance everything that is required at the destination of your activity.

Care of Covid-19

Remember that with a pandemic, the documentation required may vary from place to place. Confirm what local authorities may require: proof of full vaccination, negative PCR test, and more. Find out what are the requirements of your destination and the location of the activity.

Oh, and don't forget to wear a mask, clean your hands often, and try to maintain social distance.

How to get there

  • Gathering place:

    Local 45-C - Interior de Plaa Acuario - Blvd. Manuel Ávila Camacho,1643

    • Please ensure you arrive at the meeting point at least 15 minutes prior to the Tour start time.

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