Things to see and do - Antigua
Unmissable tourist sites
Antigua Travel guide
Antigua : Michelin's recommendations
Antigua, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a dynamic and indisputably charming city. Made the capital by the Spanish, but demoted further to the earthquakes in the 18C, it owes its resurrection to the embellishment of its colonial architecture, which has been almost entirely rebuilt. The emblematic Arch of Santa Catalina is a useful landmark.
Tourist attractions Antigua : Things to see and do
Plaza Mayor GCA - Antigua
As it was in bygone days, Plaza Mayor is still Antigua's beating heart today. Its arcades are the site of constant bustle orchestrated by shopkeepers and street peddlars selling their wares. A gentle cacophony at the foot of the town hall, the Palaci..
1ra Avenida GCA - Antigua
Casa Popenoe, named after its owners, gives visitors a glimpse of the splendour of the colonial era (17C). It has been painstakingly restored: note the period furniture and interior courtyards embellished with fountains. A relaxing place that makes f..
Parque La Unión GCA - Antigua
The Convento de Santa Clara (1699), formerly occupied by some fifty nuns, now stands in ruins. The ambulatory of the two-tiered cloisters is a lovely, serene place for a stroll. Take a look at the Baroque façade of the adjoining church.
8 Calle Poniente, 1 GCA - 03001 Antigua Guatemala
Prix Prices from : 943 GTQ
Located on the historic town of Antigua Guatemala, this hotel is within walking distance from main churches and colonial buildings. Porta Hotel Antigua offers a spa and an outdoor swimming pool. The rooms at Porta Hotel feature wooden or carpeted fl..
9a Calle Poniente, 40 GCA - 03001 Antigua Guatemala
Prix Prices from : 544 GTQ
Featuring a sun terrace with swimming pool, an extensive garden and free Wi-Fi in all areas, Hotel Real Plaza is 10 minutes’ walk from the Antigua Central Park and from the cathedral. The rooms and suites offer rustic décor, safety box, wardrobe and..
9a Calle Poniente y 4a Avenida Sur #1 GCA - 03001 Antigua Guatemala
Located in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Antigua Guatemala, Casa Encantada is 500 metres from the city’s cathedral. It features charming, individually decorated rooms, a restaurant and an outdoor swimming pool set in gardens. Each spacious room ..