Colonial Merida: Explore the highlights of the spectacular Colonial city of Merida on a guided fun-educational bus tour. Learn how the resurrected city named Merida was christened in 1542 and a unique culture has evolved from Mayan roots. See the culture reflected everywhere, from the character of its architecture to the cuisine and people. View Montejo’s Boulevard, inspired by France’s Champs D’elyse. See the Cathedral, built in 1560 from stones that once belonged to the pyramid of Xbacluum- Chaan. Examine the monument to the country, which took 11 years to complete, the House of Montejo built in 1549 and the 19th century Government Palace to name a few.
Shopping Time: Plenty of time for shopping at the Bazaar in the main plaza before heading back to Progreso.
What to Bring: Cash or credit/debit card for additional purchases.
Good to Know: The bus ride to Merida is approximately 45 minutes one way. The motorcoach is equipped with a restroom and air conditioning.