Top things to do in Lunahuaná

Village in Lunahuaná


A tiny settlement 6km further up the valley from Lunahuaná, Catapalla is a traditional mountain village with quiet, traffic-free streets and a pretty plaza. It's notable for one of the valley’s oldest artisanal wine…
Winery in Lunahuaná

La Reyna de Lunahuaná

A rustic bodega producing both wine and pisco (Peruvian grape brandy), venerable La Reyna de Lunahuaná presides over the main plaza in Catapalla, about 6km east of Lunahuaná. The owners here can teach you the ABCs o…
Peruvian in Lunahuaná

El Jardín

Settle in at a table in the thatched-roof dining area or in the garden out the back and enjoy a wide selection of well-prepared traditional plates at this great spot. Also prepares a good set-menu meal for S10.
Peruvian in Lunahuaná

Don Ignacio La Casa del Pisco

One of the best pisco-biased restaurants on the main square where you can dilute the local ‘rocket fuel’ with typical food from the area, including memorable crawfish.
Ruins in Lunahuaná


The most notable archaeological site in the Cañete Valley is Incahuasi, the rough-walled ruins of the military headquarters of the 10th Inca king Túpac Yupanqui, located on the western outskirts of Lunahuaná. Backed…
Church in Lunahuaná

Iglesia Santiago Apostal

Lunahuaná is small with little of architectural significance outside of its main square, which is crowned by the Iglesia Santiago Apostal dating from 1690. The square’s arched portales hide bars and shops that speci…
Viewpoint in Lunahuaná


It’s a five-minute walk from the main plaza up to a scenic mirador (lookout) with great views of the town and its surrounding mountains.
Sports in Lunahuaná

Adventure Sports Festival

Lunahuaná hosts an adventure-sports festival in late February or early March.
Cultural in Lunahuaná

Fiesta de la Vendimia

Lunahuaná's grape harvest is in the second week of March.