Veracruz is the city of danzón (music of Cuban origin), a peaceful life by the Gulf of Mexico and good coffee. Along its coasts, in its rainforests, indigenous towns and its cities, people live their lives joyfully. Astonishing realities living side by side throughout the state will make sure that travelers always dream of returning to Veracruz.
Veracruz’s name originates from Viernes Santo (Good Friday), since this was the day that the conquistadors disembarked: “The day of the true cross”. Its climate is sub-humid warm and humid warm. Its average annual temperature is 73°F. Its Magical Towns are Coatzacoalcos, Papantla, Orizaba, Xico, Coscomatepec, and Zozocolco. The pre-Hispanic city of El Tajín and the Historic Monuments of Tlacotalpan are UNESCO World Heritage Sites.