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Mexico

Mexico is a country between the U.S. and Central America that's known for its Pacific and Gulf of Mexico beaches and its diverse landscape of mountains, deserts and jungles. Ancient ruins such as Teotihuacán and the Mayan city of Chichén Itzá are scattered throughout the country, as are Spanish colonial-era towns. In capital Mexico City, upscale shops, renowned museums and gourmet restaurants cater to modern life.

Information & Facts

Attraction Overview

Famous for its tequila, the Aztecs and the Mayas, Day of the Dead parades, Lucha libre and the beach resorts on the Pacific and Caribbean side, Mexico can offer something for every sort of traveler.

Climate

The Climate in Mexico varies according to its topography. Along the coast (on both sides of the country) it is hot and humid, unbearably so in the summer. Inland communities at higher elevations such as Guadalajara (5200 ft above sea level) and in particular close-by Lake Chapala, are much dryer and more temperate.

Language

Spanish and English are the main languages spoken in Mexico.

Money

Peso is the national currency of Mexico

Passport Visa

Visas are needed to enter Mexico.  Please check with your countries foreign travel advice for information on this.

Time

Mexico is 6 Hours behind UK GMT time.

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