Puerto Quetzal Shore Excursion – Private tour: Colonial Antigua City Highlights

Puerto Quetzal Shore Excursion – Private tour: Colonial Antigua City Highlights

Antigua Guatemala is outstanding and the best-preserved colonial city in Latin America. Tourists visit Antigua Guatemala every year from around the world to enjoy its natural beauty and historic monuments. The Spanish Colonial style permeates every part of the town: its houses, churches, squares, parks and ruins, also its traditions and folklore as well. Antigua is a city of charm and color where you can see and buy an overwhelming variety of attractive, handmade products that honor the traditions of generations of artisans

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Gray Line Puerto Quetzal - Shore Excursions, Marina Pez vela, Escuintla 05009, Guatemala

You will be met at the cruise pier where you will be picked up and transfered to Antigua Guatemala. Here you will meet your guide.

Pass By: Casa Santo Domingo Museums, 3a Calle Oriente 28 Centro Histórico, Antigua 03001 Guatemala

The first attraction we will visit are the ruins of Santo Domingo Convent. This monastery was edified in 1529 and today some of its post-earthquake remains have been converted into a hotel.

Stop At: Casa del Jade, 4 Calle Oriente # 10 Edificio El Jaulon, Antigua 03001 Guatemala

We continue at the Jade Factory and Museum.
Here you will learn about the various types of jade, how this mineral is mined and processed then fashioned into beautiful jewelry. Be sure to touch the jade rock formation in the middle of the showroom for good luck!

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Antigua, Antigua, Sacatepequez Department

Then we will visit the surroundings of the Cathedral Church of San Jose - Roman Catholic Church in Antigua Guatemala and the beautiful. The original church was built around 1541, but suffered several earthquakes throughout its history, and the first church building was demolished in 1669, the cathedral was rebuilt and consecrated in 1680.

Next in the itinerary we will walk through the park where you can find the large fountain, circular walkways and inviting benches hums along with the friendly yet bustling activity of tourists and locals alike.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Arco de Santa Catalina, 5a Avenida Norte 28, Antigua 03001 Guatemala

We will also explore one of the distinguishable landmarks in Antigua Guatemala, Santa Catalina Arch. Built in the 17th century, originally it was connected to the convent of Santa Catalina, allowing the cloistered nuns to pass from one building to the other without going out on the street.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Gray Line Puerto Quetzal - Shore Excursions, Marina Pez vela, Escuintla 05009, Guatemala

Finally, we will return to Puerto Quetzal to board your cruise.

Duration: 1 hour

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Infant seats available"
"All departure times are based on the GUATEMALA LOCAL time in port. Ships sometimes do not adjust their clocks to the local time in port, so it is very important to make sure you meet your tour at the correct local time."
"Most travelers can participate"
"Please search for the Gray Line representative , we will be outside with our Gray Line Logo."
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
"Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival"

Horário de Início: 7:30 AM
Duração: 7 Hours
Ponto de partida: Marina Pez Vela, 9 Calle 1-22, Escuintla, Guatemala

Cancelamentos e reembolsos: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


  • Private transportation
  • Private guide

Não Incluído

  • Lunch


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