Campeche City

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It was a short but fun drive to Campeche City the capital of the state.

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This place has a very European feel especially inside the ancient stone city walls where the building are all painted bright colors. It is also famous for amazing seafood. There are ruins of a number of the forts that defended the city.

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We visited the Fuerto San Miguel. Other nice sites included the lovely 17 th century Cathedral as well as a number of other churches in the city.

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The remains of the old walls include the “Sea Gate” and the “Land Gate”. The waterfront has a 3 km long walking, running, biking path along the sea shore.

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