Antigua, Guatemala: Things to Do

In Antigua, Guatemala, you will discover a world of fun things to do. Activities for every age are on hand. Attend Spanish-language school. Shop for indigenous handicrafts, or jewelry and clothing from Antigua, other parts of Guatemala, or Central and South America.

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Activities in Antigua

Guided tours of the Colonial ruins of cathedrals and convents take you around most of Antigua. Several spas are available.

Guatemalan cooking classes are available at several places. There are many Spanish schools, with courses from beginner to advanced.

Rainbow Cafe has cultural seminars and talks on Mondays and Thursdays at 5:30 PM.

 

Tours from Antigua

One-day and overnight tours leave from Antigua to Tikal, Lake Atitlan, and Monterrico on the Pacific coast.

Typical things to do on a tour are hiking Volcan Pacaya, canopy tours with zip-lines, and touring a coffee plantation.