Yucatan: What to do and what to visit in the Yucatan region of Mexico
Peninsula fringed by beautiful beaches with crystalline waters, the Yucatan peninsula is the land of the maya and the land of thick jungle and sisal fields as far as our eyes can see.
Merida, the biggest city of Yucatan is the most interesting one from an historical and cultural point of view. Thanks to Sisal (or henequen), it inherited a magnificent heritage while keeping its Maya character. The city’s love for celebrations and folklore is unique in Mexico. This cultural tradition becomes fully apparent during the carnival in February.
Enjoy the colonial architecture around the Zocalo and browse through the market, a maze of small stalls where you can find huipiles, hammocks, fruits, vegetables, flowers, hats…
Visit the magnificent Convento de San Antonio, in the small colonial town of Izamal, the archaeological site of Uxmal, 70 km south of Merida, and go swimming in a Cenote.