Discover downtown Puerto Vallarta: a place of tourist and historical interest
Touring downtown Puerto Vallarta is the best way to discover first-hand what the city has to offer. .
Downtown Vallarta is the heart of the city; in this area are its most representative parts. From sculptures, typical dishes, places, churches, to the municipal presidency.
Here you can live the essence of the city: you will find old houses with red tiles on their roofs. Today, some of these houses are still part of the Vallarta families, while others have become various businesses for tourists and locals to visit.
Start your tour on the malecon (it is also considered the center of Puerto Vallarta). Along your way you will find the famous sculptures of the horse, the swallow bottles, the ladder, the dolphins and more; Where you can take the perfect photo for the memory. You will find other points of interest to take excellent photographs in this same area.
On the malecon lays the turicleto. It is a free transport that does not need fuel; It moves like a bicycle, and it works thanks to the effort of its passengers. If physical activity and pop music are your thing, turicleto is an ideal activity for you.
Continue your tour walking along the boardwalk and enter the history of Vallarta with its museums and its iconic island Cuale. The muses are only three: the one on Isla Cuale, Naval and chocolate. On Cuale Island you can buy souvenirs for family or friends at an excellent price, since most are handicrafts and typical handmade items.
You can also visit the art galleries. It is an activity that offers different options with which you can learn more about the cultural movement of the city.
Finish your tour of downtown Puerto Vallarta in one of the exquisite restaurants on the malecon or the romantic zone. There are many that offer an incredible view of the sea, where we recommend you stay until sunset.