Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas

Ciudad Victoria is a city full of different attractions to enjoy, with its nature: the star of the region. By having mountains, rivers, waterfalls, and a pleasant climate, the ecotourism or adventure tourism are quite an experience. Kayaking, fishing, hiking, mountain biking, diving, rappelling, hunting and photographic safaris are just a few options for scheduling.


At the same time, the beauty of its downtown is something you should not miss. Its varied architecture makes you have a unique journey, full of history, culture and tradition.

Centro de la Ciudad Victoria

We recommend you to do the following in order to have a stay full of emotions:


If you love nature, you should participate in the bird watching. The geographic location of Ciudad Victoria provides a variety of heights and abundant vegetation, which annually attracts hundreds of bird species. More than 400 species arrive in the region at different time of the year, which is why is also known as "the City of Birds".

Observación de aves en la Ciudad Victoria

If you want something a little more exciting and dangerous, adventure tourism has taken a lot of strength in Ciudad Victoria in recent years. Due to the topographic characteristics of the region, it is possible to carry out many activities of this type. If you want more adrenaline, you can try rock climbing, waterfall climbing, mountain biking and river descent. For those who love strong emotions, speleology, in caves such as “Cueva del Francés” and “Cueva del Calamaco”, and rappel in the “Cañón del Novillo” and “Los Troncones” Ecological Park, are ideal.

Escalada en cascadas en la Ciudad Victoria

If you want to know more about the culture and history of the city, the Regional History Museum of Tamaulipas illustrates the past and present of the capital and, if you want to transport yourself further into the past, something you cannot miss is the “Vicente Guerrero” Dam. It is one of the largest dams in the country, but what is fascinating is that in here there is an ancient city submerged, which can be seen when the lake is at its lowest levels of water. The town is called “Antiguo Padilla”, a place where Agustín Iturbide was shot in 1824. The lake has boat tours, in where the touristic guide explains the history of the place.

Museo Regional de Historia de Tamaulipas

You cannot miss the architectural tour through the downtown of the city. Visit the Basilica of Our Lady of Refuge, Plaza Hidalgo, the Juarez Theater, the Government Palace, the Municipal Palace, the Sacred Heart Parish and the Tamaulipas Cultural Center.


After doing these tours, enjoy your night with a delicious dinner. The gastronomy of Ciudad Victoria is highlight by the presence of the dishes that include meat, seafood and corn. Three ingredients that give rise to delicious meals that you can enjoy during your stay, such as a tasty pork roast, some oven-baked gorditas or a huatape shrimp, accompanied by a rich tepache and dessert, some gorditas sweetened with piloncillo or some cocadas with pineapple and walnut.

Comida en la Ciudad Victoria

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