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Campeche Travel Guide, Mexico


The city of Campeche is the capital for the state of Campeche and one will surely find a royal touch into the surroundings of the city. Campeche has developed quickly into an important tourist hot spot for the country of Mexico as it has many sights worth visiting within the borders of the city. Some of these sights are various historical forts, multiple haciendas, petenes (islets which are found in and around the mangrove regions), and various other archeological sights.

The city of Campeche is also famous for its cobbled streets and historical houses (which are still being used by the locals as their private homes). All these have truly made the city of Campeche as a World Heritage Site.

The population of this capital city was around 211000 inhabitants as per the census of year 2005. The municipality for this city of Campeche had the population of around 239000 inhabitants which is almost similar to what the city of Campeche has.

 The climate for the city of Campeche is more or less similar to what the rest of Mexico enjoys. The winters are cold while the summers are hot. It is the capability of the locals who are actually able to bear so huge differences in temperature.

As of today, the city of Campeche has become the center for over thousand historical edifications. These monuments have survived the hard times plus long periods and still are shining like they are still new. Built somewhere during the 16th century, these historical monuments have become the heartbeat of the city and they are the major reason why today the city of Campeche is so famous worldwide.

The economy of Campeche largely depends on its every growing tourism industry. Statistics reveal that the tourism sector of this capital city has grown exponentially 1999.

Hotels, restaurants, and so many other small businesses that depend on the inflow of national and international tourists are flourishing well in the city of Campeche.

Taxis are always available for your service and all you have to do is tell the driver the place where you want to reach and keep an eye on the meter to know the final price that you have to pay.

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