Darién Province

This wobbly suspension footbridge over the Río Chucunaque links Yaviza proper with the 'suburb' of Puerto Nuevo.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Darién Province attractions

1. Fuerte de San Gerónimo

0.18 MILES

Yaviza's only real 'sight' (apart from the wobbly footbridge spanning the Río Chucunaque), the ruined Fort of St Geronimo, built by the Spanish to keep…

2. Spanish Cannon

4.19 MILES

This cannon dating back to the time of the conquistadors takes pride of place in El Real's main square.

4. Cerro Pirre

10.84 MILES

One of the tallest peaks in Parque Nacional Darién, Pirre has a ranger station and a lodge where you can spend the night.