5 days in Puebla Itinerary

5 days in Puebla Itinerary

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Puebla

— 4 nights

City of Angels

Recognized as a World Heritage Site thanks to its photogenic colonial buildings, Puebla remains one of Mexico's top destinations for architecture enthusiasts.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Puebla: Tonantzintla (in San Andres Cholula) and Zona Arqueológica de Cholula (in San Pedro Cholula). And it doesn't end there: get to know the resident critters at Africam Safari, wander the streets of Zocalo, make a trip to Estrella de Puebla, and pause for some serene contemplation at Puebla Cathedra.

To find ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Puebla sightseeing planner.

Mexico City to Puebla is an approximately 2-hour shuttle ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Puebla can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can catch the shuttle back home.

Things to do in Puebla

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Fun & Games

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Puebla travel guide

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Churches · Zoos · Landmarks
Many visitors remember their Puebla vacation by the state's eponymous capital, recognized as a World Heritage Site thanks to its colonial-era architecture. Yet this state in east-central Mexico offers more than just a single charming city, its rural landscape a mix of picturesque mountains and lush river valleys tailor-made for active holidays. The region's natural areas offer plenty of memorable outdoor experiences, with mountain climbing, hiking, walking, camping, river rafting, and hang-gliding among the top things to do in Puebla. Local cuisine provides another major reason to visit, treating food connoisseurs to a stunning range of different flavors and an impressive number of original recipes.