Category: History & Culture

CRAFT BEER TOUR: CADEJO BREWING COMPANY

A must-do if you want to make a twist to the traditional San Salvador City tour or have just few hours between flight connections.

Located in the heart of San Salvador, Cadejo brews many different styles of craft beer: from Irish Stout to IPA and Honey Blonde plus the seasonal styles served from the tap. All made with local and exotic ingredients and recipes. Definitely a must-taste! Here you’ll taste a sampler of 6 styles served with delicious
*Visits to the plant upon company’s schedule.

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ECLECTIC AND VIBRANT, SAN SALVADOR CITY

Discover the secrets of this modern and contrasting city located in the heart of El Salvador. San Salvador is one of the fastest growing metropolis in Central America with a population of 1.9 million people. Here you’ll experience the vibrant and sometimes eclectic downtown area, called “El Centro”, with all it’s colorful street vendors marketing their wares.
A landmark in he city is San Salvador Metropolitan Cathedral where the great leader of human rights Archbishop Oscar Romero rest.
You’ll experience the bustling plazas of downtown with it’s historical buildings and monuments commemorating great influential and historical figures and events.

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SUCHITOTO, PLACE OF FLOWERS AND BIRDS

No, it’s not Japanese. The name Suchitoto actually comes from the native Nahuat language that means “Place of flowers and birds”. What was one of the most important indigo trade centers of the world, cultural capital of the country and later on a scene of some fierce fighting during the Civil War years, today, with it’s colonial style architecture, old houses with red roof tiles and cobblestone streets, Suchitoto has emerged as a center  for the arts hosting galleries, exhibits and world class music and arts festivals.

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UNESCO SITE JOYA DE CERÉN & SAN ANDRÉS ARCHAEOLOGICAL PARKS


Joya de Cerén is a snapshot of the life of a Mayan community buried in volcanic ash during an eruption.
Around the year 590 A.D. a quiet village was surprised by an eruption from a nearby volcano. The villagers escaped leaving behind almost everything while more than 20 feet of volcanic ash entombed the region. Unique in Mayan World and one of the most important archeological sites in El Salvador. Also known as the Americas Pompeii is a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

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THE BEST MUSEUMS AND ARTS OF SAN SALVADOR

San Salvador has museums and art galleries for every taste and interest. Choose among the following options:
For fine arts Forma Museum, Museo de Arte and Fernando Llort Gallery.

Historical buildings: National Palace, National Theatre, the Old Presidential Palace and the Numismatic Museum.

Traveling with kids?

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COFFEE BREWING AND RUTA DE LAS FLORES

Ruta de las Flores is 36 Km road that winds through the mountains between Sonsonate and Ahuachapán provinces. Set in the highlands of the Apaneca mountain range the area is a favorite among foreign and local tourists alike.
Juayúa is famous for its Food Fest. A popular weekend and holidays fair to taste local dishes along with arts and crafts market and street performers.
Ruta de las Flores is the heart of El Salvador coffee country. Watch ever green coffee fields set on the slopes of the many volcanoes lined up side by side. Then reach Apaneca the town at the highest elevation of El Salvador.
With it’s cobblestone streets Concepción de Ataco is a charming mountain village with its brightly colored facades, red roof tiles, cobblestone streets, porches. is one of the Top Tourist Destinations in El Salvador.

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