Interesting route that integrates different types of attractions, such as high altitude mountains, artisanal villages, ecotourism, charming towns beautifully decorated with murals and a wide range of tourist services such as hotels and restaurants among others.
La Palma: a town with cool climate, located 1000 meters above sea level. It has been declared as the birthplace of the peace treaties. Its houses are beautifully painted, visit their cooperatives of artisans and participate in creating souvenirs made with fine hand painted wood. Walk thru pine-scented mountains, and enjoy cultural activities at the central plaza.
San Ignacio: about 1,010 meters above sea level with pleasant climate, near the highest point in El Salvador, Cerro El Pital at 2,735 meters. Visit the organic crops plantations, practice ecotourism or extreme tourism doing abseiling, climbing, camping, horseback riding, mountain biking, or just relax on a hammock underneath a pine forest.
Citalá: A native Mayan, Toltec and Chortis villa – its name is derived from Kujkaija, meaning “Place of Stars”, located at 715 meters above sea level. It is located near the site where the Lempa River enters the country. This river is the most important in El Salvador. Here you will see a beautiful colonial church, built in the late 17th century with neoclassical style. There are also natural attractions like the Rock of Cayaguanca or “Stone who looks to the stars”. This is an impressive beautiful natural viewpoint located high in the mountains. There is a wide range of tourist services in the area.
San Sebastian: A city located at 660 meters above sea level, it is famous for its textile creations using handcrafted traditional looms moved by human power (up, and waist looms) a method introduced in the eighteenth century. Its colonial church was inaugurated in 1795, and has three beautiful altars. Their hammocks are known internationally for its bright colors and the quality.
Ilobasco: Located at 750 meters above sea level, the name is derived from Nahuat language and it means “place of tender corn tortillas”. This town is a craft center where fine clay figurines are produced. You may choose between utilitarian and decorative ceramics (tableware, incense burners, etc.). Ilobasco also produces ceramic nativity scenes made with miniature figurines where you will appreciate the delicacy of the work of the artisans.
Suchitoto: Located at 390 meters above sea level, this beautiful colonial city with cobblestone streets, houses with large balconies, tile roofs and large doorways will take you to an era gone by. Suchitoto has been declared the cultural capital of El Salvador, due to its constant artistic activities. Visit the main church, a well-preserved architectural gem, visit the theater, learn about the community projects or learn Spanish in one of its many schools. At night go to the local bars, which have a bohemian atmosphere. Take a boat ride at Suchitlán Lake, a Ramsar site, with many islands and bird watching tours.
Cihuatán: It is the largest archaeological park in El Salvador, with more than 4.5 square kilometers. The name means “Place of Women” and this is due to a sleeping woman’s silhouette outlined at Cerro de Guazapa. This site has a large well-preserved game ball court. There is a museum, guides, and is also well signaled. It is located 37 km from San Salvador.
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