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Puebla - One week, two week itineraries

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"Puebla is also one of the foodie capitals of Mexico (more about Mexico), along with Oaxaca and the Yucatan Peninsula."wanderlustmarriage.com
"Puebla is fantastic for both casual street food and high end dining."wanderlustmarriage.com
"Puebla is a great destination to enjoy historic sites, visit museums, and stroll colonial streets."indietraveller.co
"Puebla is also one of the culinary capitals of Mexico, along with the Yucatan Peninsula and Oaxaca."wanderlustmarriage.com
"Puebla is so close to Mexico (Mexico itineraries) City - it's only two hours away by bus."eternal-expat.com
"Puebla is a true gem - discover why you need to visit it and the main Puebla attractions."everysteph.com

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Pueblas location

Puebla at a glance

Culture
Historic
Nightlife
Alternative
Food
Architecture
Very Touristic
Calm City
Art
Street Art
Cheap
Romantic

1,590,000

Population

2-3 nights

Recommended

Average (3 of 5)

Level of costs

Around Puebla

Airports:

Hermanos Serdán International Airport (PBC)

About Puebla

Puebla is a big city in the country Mexico (more about Mexico) with a population of 1,590,256. Furthermore, the nearest city of Puebla is Mexico City. Puebla is in center Mexico. Furthermore, Puebla fits perfect for a cultural trip.

Things to do

These were all of my favorite things to do in Puebla and a few things that we missed out on and wish I’d had more time to explore. ...

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This city was an afterthought when planning my trip to Mexico (Mexico itineraries). Puebla, the 4th largest Mexican city with a population of 1.5 million, is located 75 miles from Mexico City. This city is probably the most underrated and overlooked in Mexico. In this post I’ll cover the highlights of our recent visit to Puebla (lots of ...

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I’ve been living in Puebla for over a year, and yet I’ve only written ONE post about it, which means I’m long-overdue for sharing about my adopted home… especially because there’s a lot of misconceptions about this pretty city. I hear a lot of negative opinions about Puebla (from both Mexicans and ..

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Top 12 Things to Do in Puebla

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The beautiful city of Puebla is the perfect relaxing escape from the busy Mexico City. For me, it was the ideal destination during my visit to Mexico and after doing some exploring, I found that this beautiful city offers a huge range of amazing things to see and ..

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Eat & drink

Head to Hotel El Encanto’s terrace and enjoy a lovely breakfast with Puebla’s cathedral as a backdrop. The towers you see are more than 70 meters high –the highest in Mexico (plan Mexico itineraries). ...

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I’m a vegetarian, and I find that Cholula has better options for me. These are my favorite eateries (shoutout to Sam from Yo’on Ixim ...

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For dinner, I have a few recommendations…easy to do, since I was there four days and eating is one of Puebla’s favorite pastimes. You can’t go wrong with any of these, but each one is very, very different. ...

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General

In November of 2015, we made the surprising and last minute decision to leave Rio de Janeiro and move to Puebla, Mexico as expats. A week later, my now-husband had arrived for his first time ever in Mexico (more about Mexico), and for his new jobin Puebla. The architecture, the colors, and ..

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What I Didn’t Expect in Puebla, Mexico

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Puebla has a lived in feel that isn’t matched by anywhere else I’ve been in Mexico. The streets are packed with locals and the tourists, for the most part, are Mexicans visiting from other parts of the country. There aren’t tourist agencies on every corner and ..

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To help you pack for your trip to Mexico, the below list of must-have items can be really useful. ...

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Thank you for the tips. Puebla looks so enchanting! All the colors give out so much energy – I love it! ...

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Itinerary

Puebla and neighboring Cholula are pueblos magicos - incredible places to visit in Mexico! Learn how to plan the perfect day so you don't miss the best things to do in Puebla, even if you have limited time. You'll also learn why I think it's worth spending the night. Puebla falls into an awkward category, with just a ...

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13 thoughts on “A Puebla Itinerary: You Need More Than a Puebla Day Trip to Do it Right”

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Costs

In Puebla there’s an international airport, but flying from Mexico City to Puebla makes zero sense. In fact, there are multiple airlines that fly to Puebla, Mexico (more about Mexico), and you could find convenient flights from other destinations in Mexico or abroad. However, there are no direct flights from Mexico City to Puebla, and ..

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I always really appreciate when a hotel goes above and beyond to add little details to the room that make you more comfortable. ...

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Accommodation

. was our stay in the gorgeous boutique hotel in Puebla – Meson Sacristia de la Compañia . This Puebla hotel is a sight for sore eyes – a vibrant pink courtyard, carefully curated antiques, lots leafy plants, pretty filtered light, and thoughtfully decorated rooms. I loved our 2 night stay at Meson Sacristia and ..

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Smooth Check in

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Situated only roughly 130 km from the capital, Puebla is easy to reach from Mexico City by bus. There are a couple of companies offering regular first class and deluxe services, and also some cheaper second class connections. There are straight bus connections to several other bigger cities as well.

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As I mentioned earlier, I think the better bet is to stay in Cholula. You’ll get those early morning views and nightlife and you can still visit Puebla in the afternoon and early evening when it comes alive anyway. ...

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Hotel Casa Abolengo: not bad and great location. We made our reservation here ...

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