Conveniently located in the center of the Guatemalan territory, the country’s central region is where Guatemala City and Antigua lie. This region offers spring like weather all year round, boasts an array of attractions, and serves as a perfect starting point to travel to other destinations around the country.
The main entry/exit point, Aeropuerto Internacional La Aurora is in Guatemala City. Guatemala City has a population of about 4 million, and presents a contrast panorama of colonial architecture combined with modern buildings, which, with its important museums, historical monuments, and modern facilities offer the tourist a unique experience. It is the ideal setting for conferences and conventions, has renowned golf courses, medical centers equipped with the latest technologies, and world-class shopping centers, amongst other perks. When visiting, the Historic Center is a must. With more than 200 years of existence, its cathedral, iconic buildings, churches, and museums are a true testament to the country’s historic evolution. The neighborhood of “Zona Viva” is one of the city’s top entertainment hubs, with exclusive hotels, restaurants and bars.
Very close to the city is the picturesque and charming town of Antigua.