Set against a majestic backdrop of mist-ringed volcanoes and sprawling valleys dotted with colorful cacti, the 10 pueblos mágicos (magical towns) of Puebla are a nature-lovers playground. Featuring lagoons, waterfalls, hiking trails, national parks, and the expansive Tehuacán-Cuicatlán biosphere reserve, opportunities for outdoor adventure are seemingly endless here.
Designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1987, the historic center of Puebla, is an architectural gem constructed of domes, towers, bells, and the iconic artisanal talavera tiles. Museums and cultural centers abound in this area. And, of course, Puebla’s gastronomical delights—recognized by UNESCO as Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity—are proudly offered throughout the region, to the delight of food lovers from around the world.
Have a look at these helpful resources as you prepare for your trip to Puebla: