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Campeche
Campeche

Campeche, together with the states of Quintana Roo and Yucatan, forms the peninsula of the same name that gives off historical reminiscences of the Mayans and the conquerors and pirates that feed so many history books and adventure novels. To the south, the border closes with two neighboring countries, Belize and Guatemala, first cousins in climate and numerous historical events.

Its sheltered location in the Gulf of Mexico has made it privileged to be coveted to the point of suffering attacks, robbery and looting by pirates and corsairs with marquees in convulsive moments when the Caribbean was a chessboard. The bastions of the state capital are the most significant trace of the interest that Campeche’s resources aroused.

Less excavated than other areas of southern Mexico, Campeche has yet to bring to light many archaeological sites that remain hidden or pending study. Calakmul, Edzná, Jaina, Becán, El Hormiguero, Chicanná or Xpujil are some representative but the range is immense.

The gastronomic fame of Campeche is preceded by its seafood, but no less succulent are the dishes of cochinita pibil, breaded shrimp and garlic mojo sauce, venison in salpicón and pipián, tamales stuffed with chaya leaf and boiled egg wrapped in Banana leaves, Pibipollos during the days of the dead, shrimp cocktails with oyster, coconut shrimp and the traditional lime soup, as well as excellent fruits.

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Calakmul
Archaeological Sites

Archaelogical Sites in Campeche

The centers of the cities were filled with foundations for the temples, palaces, ball courts, astronomical observatories and rooms; like those seen in the Campeche Petén, the Puuc region, that of Los Chenes, that of Río Bec and that of the rivers and lagoons.… Leer Más

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Campeche - Isla Aguada
Interesting Sites

Campeche City Surroundings

Campeche is one of the states in the Mexican southeast that is worth visiting for its charming corners full of nature and cultural richness. Therefore, on this occasion, we present some of the most striking interesting sites in Campeche that will surely leave you speechless on your next trip. Take the best photos, fall in love with the best views, let yourself be surprised by its little towns full of history and learn more about the richness of this place.… Leer Más

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Gastronomy of Campeche
Gastronomy

Gastronomy of Campeche

The state of Campeche is famous for its excellent gastronomy, unique and original for its creativity, seasoning and taste. Its gastronomic personality is the result of its Mayan heritage, combined with the contributions of the Spanish, and even pirates and corsairs also brought new components and forms of preparation in the various dishes that can be savored in the region today. Campeche has a wide variety of seafood, which has been fully used in its cuisine.… Leer Más

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Ciudad del Carmen
Beaches

Ciudad del Carmen

It was founded during the pre-Hispanic period, and after the arrival of the Spaniards the island was populated mainly by pirates, it was known as
“Isla de Tris”. Cd. del Carmen has an extension of 6,353.3 square miles and is surrounded by beautiful landscapes with tropical vegetation. Also known as the Pearl of the Gulf, the island lies off the coast and is connected to the mainland by two bridges over the Laguna de Terminos, one of them with a length of more than two miles is the longest in Mexico. The natural attractions along with the archeological sites and the European style buildings in town, convert the island in a very apealing place for visitors.… Leer Más

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Palizada - Campeche
Magic Towns

Magic Towns in Campeche

Among all the wonders of the state, there are also two of its magical towns: Isla Aguada and Palizada. Two ideal destinations to live under the colors of the sunsets, the beauty of its architecture and the legends of its streets.… Leer Más

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Ecotourism in Campeche
Ecotourism and Adventure

Ecotourism and Adventure in Campeche

Ecotourism in Campeche is lived between majestic jungles and mangroves, fill your vacations with unforgettable adventures! If you are looking to reconnect with nature and live it to the fullest, you will love ecotourism in Campeche. Get ready to go through jungles surrounded by tropical jungle and Mayan culture, mangroves and petenes surrounded by rich wildlife.… Leer Más

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Beaches in Campeche
Beaches

Beaches in Campeche

Thanks to the natural beauty that surrounds them, and the low presence of tourism, the state has some of the most beautiful beaches in Mexico. Its sand, which ranges from golden to white, and the tranquility of its sea, are oases away from the big cities and crowds, where you can relax and enjoy nature.… Leer Más

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Traditions of Campeche
Traditions

Traditions of Campeche

Campeche is without a doubt one of the most beautiful and traditional States of Mexico. Campeche is located in the southeast of Mexico and borders the states of Yucatan to the north, the state of Quintana Roo to the east, and the countries of Guatemala and Belize to the south. The capital of this State is called San Francisco de Campeche and it is also the city with the largest population in Campeche.… Leer Más

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San Francisco de Campeche
Capital City

Campeche City

Campeche is a city immersed in the typically colonial atmosphere with towers, bastions and walls. The state of preservation and quality of its architecture earned it the status of a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1999.… Leer Más

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