Cobblestone streets, pastel colored facades, hundreds of years old colonial buildings and numerous ruins of cathedrals and palaces – there are plenty of reasons why Antigua has been declared a Heritage of Mankind by UNESCO in the year 1997.
Which once used to be a sleepy town with 25,000 inhabitants has become a center of total-immersion spanish language study. Today, the city unites international flair including guatemalan lifestyle. Cultural, culinarian and lots of shopping possibilities – Antigua offers everything which western tourists are used to. Numerous indegenous villages in the surroundings as well as coffee- and macadamien farms are easily reached in a day trip.