- Duration: Half day
Today visit the local villages that surround Antigua to learn about local culture and history. Start by driving up to the mountain town of Santa Maria, where many women still wear the traditional Mayan dress. Visiting the towns of San Pedro and Ciudad Vieja, admire colonial sights and see local village life before reaching the town of San Antonio. Here, stop at a women's textile cooperative and see how the beautiful and intricate Guatemalan textiles are made. At a Macadamia nut farm, try a variety of products produced from the nuts.