The day-trip that almost everyone takes from Mexico City is to the pyramids of Teotihuacán, about 50km northeast, easily the largest of Mexico’s archeological sites, with enough to see to occupy a full day. Also among the destinations accessible as day-trips from Mexico City’s Terminal del Norte is Tula, the centre that succeeded Teotihuacán as the valley’s great power. On the way you can stop at Tepotzotlán, which holds some of the finest Baroque and colonial art in the country. To the east, Pachuca is home to the national photography museum, and nearby is Real del Monte, where Cornish miners introduced soccer to Mexico in the nineteenth century.

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The colours of Mexico captured in 14 pictures

The colours of Mexico captured in 14 pictures

Travel photographer Tim Draper has shot images for more than 20 Rough Guides guidebooks, visiting far-flung corners around the world. Here he shares some of h…

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Marvellous Mexico: 8 insider tips from our authors

Marvellous Mexico: 8 insider tips from our authors

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Cozumel: an insider's guide to Mexico's Caribbean jewel

Cozumel: an insider's guide to Mexico's Caribbean jewel

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