Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula

Travelers explored the rich cultural heritage and natural beauty of Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula. In addition to private tours of the historic centers of Mérida, Valladolid, and Izamal, travelers enjoyed behind-the-scenes visits of WMF’s preservation projects at Maya archaeological sites and at the former Convent of San Miguel Arcangel. The trip included lodging at restored haciendas, a tour and overnight stay at Jorge Pardo’s contemporary art installation TECOH, and a private performance at James Turrell’s Hacienda Ochil.

Since 1991, World Monuments Fund has transported heritage enthusiasts to destinations near and far on specially designed trips built around private visits to WMF projects and sites. Travelers engage with fellow participants, gain new insights into local cultures, learn about historic preservation efforts across the globe, and enjoy unparalleled access to the world’s most treasured places. See where we are traveling next on our upcoming trips.