Parks & beaches
Bosque de Chapultepec
Bosque de Chapultepec comes alive on Sundays. It is Mexico City's biggest park and also home to the residence of the Republic's President.
La Alameda is surrounded by prestigious buildings such as the Palacio de Bellas Artes, the Museo Franz Mayer and the Museo Mural Diego Rivera.
Parque Ecológico de Xochimilco
Located some 20km from downtown, this park shelters a botanical garden and several ponds around which Mexicans love to stroll on Sundays.
Parque Nacional Desierto de los Leones
25km southwest of Mexico
With its hills rising above Mexico Valley, this park is the perfect place to escape the hubbub of the city. Its pine and oak forests spread over 20km2.