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About Coatepec

About Coatepec

Coatepec offers a glimpse into a well preserved Mexican town, famous for its coffee production and surrounded by the exuberant cloud forest.

Activities in Coatepec:

  • Coatepec. Museo del Café. Coffee history and making process.
  • Heladería del Quiosco. Excellent handmade ice cream.
  • Cascada de Texolo. Impresionante escenario natural
  • San Jeronimo and Santuario de Guadalupe churches
  • Saturday organic market. Local and organic regional products
  • Nearby town of Xico: Cannyonism, trekking and motorbike tours. Regional products: mole and morita liquor
  • Nearby town of Jalcomulco: River rafting, zip lining, rappel and mountain bike.

Activities in Xalapa:

  • Museo de Antropología.- One of the best archeological museums in Latinoamerica.
  • Hacienda del Lencero.- Wonderfully preserved hacienda that belonged to former president Santa Ana.
  • Agora de la Ciudad.- Meeting point for culture lovers and local artists.
  • Parque Juarez.- Charming park with wonderful views of Cofre de Perote
  • Paseo de los Lagos.- Great area for a relaxing walk by the lake
  • Mercado San José.- Market with a section full of open air restaurants and bars, can include a visit to the Callejon de Jesus te ampare alley.
  • Callejon del Diamante.- Quaint alley with stalls, restaurants and stores.