Located halfway between Merida and Cancun, the colonial Valladolid is the third largest city of Yucatan and a good seat from which to explore the surrounding region. Visit the Mayan ruins at Chichen Itza and Ek 'Balam, the Balankanché caves, Ria Lagartos, a coastal village of fishermen and a colony of flamingos; book your travel and tours.
The center of town is the Francisco Canton Rosado park, where you will find the Church of St. Servatius. Actually there are seven colonial churches located in Valladolid and the city has been nicknamed the Sultan of the East" because of its rich colonial splendor. You'll learn so much more with our travel and tours to Valladolid and Chichen Itza."
Known locally as the Convent of Sisal, the Church and Convent of San Bernardino is one of the most beautiful colonial buildings in Valladolid. Inside the church you'll find original frescoes and within the walls of the convent building, there are some gardens and a large Cenote. Wayak offers you simply the best travel and tours to Valladolid.
Valladolid is a great place to sample some of Yucatan's regional cuisine, including the city's distinctive plate, mounds of Valladolid (pork in a broth of tomato and garlic); other Mayan dishes, include smoked sausage, pickled chicken and Eastern turkey (turkey casserole). There are three Cenotes that can be visited easily from the downtown area.
The Vaquerías are parties and celebrations of music and dancing that only exist in the Yucatan. These parties have influences of both Spanish and Mayan origin, and are usually held in honor of the patron saint of the village or a farm. The party usually lasts several days and includes food, music, traditional dance and fireworks. Come enjoy them.
Today, these celebrations are still important to people living in the Yucatan. Also called bandas, orchestras playing traditional music from the Yucatan and provide entertainment in the Vaquerías, and during the processions in honor of the patron saints and local bullfights. You will learn so much more with our travel and tours to Valladolid.