Explore the vibrant city of Monterrey in the Mexican state of Nuevo León and experience Mexico’s most Americanized city. See one of the world’s largest city squares, and admire baroque monuments and buildings.
What to Expect
Capital city of the state of Nuevo León and the 3rd largest metropolitan area in Mexico, Monterrey is a bustling center of commerce and industry. One of the most American of Mexico’s cities, it’s ripe for exploring on this 6-hour sightseeing tour .Get to know downtown Monterrey and its main attractions and history, beginning with the Colonial Bishop Hill and its incredible views. Visit the historical center, the Macroplaza, Metropolitan Cathedral and Municipal Palace. See one of the most important buildings of the city, the Museum of the Palace of Government. And don't miss sailing across the channel from the famous Paseo Santa Lucia, with the chance to see the Parque Fundidora (foundry park).
Following a hotel pick-up in the Downtown area, you will head through the vibrant city, visiting its most prominent sites, from the striking contemporary Basilica of Guadalupe, site of an annual pilgrimmage by devotees of the Virgin Mary. In contrast, admire the elaborate façade of the 18th-century Monterrey Cathedral.
Go to the Macroplaza, a 100-acre public square, making it one of the world’s largest. Dominated by a contemporary lighthouse and the Neoclassical façade of the Palacio de Gobierno, pedestrianized streets radiate from it, filling the square with eager shoppers.
You will also visit the Parque Fundidora, where a network of walkways, gardens and lakes keep Mexican outdoor fanatics busy throughout the week. Inside the park, you’ll also find the Centro de las Artes, and a theme park dedicated to environmental education and the conservation of bird species in danger of extinction.
- Round-trip transfers from the Downtown tourist area
- Entrance fees
What's Not Included
- Optional gratuities
Know Before You Go
• Please contact a Mexitours representative to confirm your hotel pick-up time at least 24 hours in advance using the phone number listed on your voucher, or send an e-mail including your hotel name and any special requests