Cuenca City Tour

Tours & Sightseeing in Cuenca

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Come and experience Cuenca, the 'Athens of Ecuador' on this 4-hour city tour! See all the highlights of this city, including the Old and New Cathedrals, Calderon Park, and more. Learn about the culture, history and architecture of this UNESCO-World Heritage city from your knowledgeable guide as you travel around the city by coach.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: El Barranco del Rio Tomebamba, Cuenca, Azuay ProvinceIt contains around 120 architectural structures, protected as assets of the city. It is the most important symbolic environment of the city. The formal, natural and cultural, visual and functional elements are confused in a unity of act, in a kind of urban melting pot of profound collective significance.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Plaza de las flores, Cuenca, Azuay ProvinceLocated in the Historic Center of Cuenca, where around 25 vendors of flowers and plants, are placed with tents to sell all kinds of flowers, so it has become a tourist and traditional place for Cuenca.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: La Catedral de la Inmaculada Concepcion de Cuenca, Cuenca, Azuay ProvinceMost representative religious symbol of the city. Its location responds to the condition of centrality and religious power, in front of the central square, occupying half of the block located on the western side. Its volume, texture and color can be seen from all angles of Cuenca, including the surroundings. Its facade is made of stone and local marble, while the floor is covered with pink marbles, imported from Carrara (Italy).Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Homero Ortega, Cuenca, Azuay ProvincePanama Hat factory were you will to observe the complete process of manufacturing of the Panama hat which is undoubtedly most important to our country. Duration: 45 minutesStop At: Mirador de Turi, Cuenca, Azuay ProvinceLocated at the Turi zone in the south of the city. It is a natural viewpoint that offers a spectacular view of the city of Cuenca.Duration: 15 minutesPass By: Plaza de San Francisco, Cuenca, Azuay ProvinceExplore San Fransisco Market.

What’s included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Professional guide

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Entry/Admission - Homero Ortega