Top things to do

Museum in Boconó

Museo Trapiche de los Clavo

The Museo Trapiche de los Clavo occupies the walled-in compound of a 19th-century hacienda. The core of the museum is the original trapiche (sugarcane mill) and exhibits related to traditional sugar production, but …
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Museo Campesino Tiscachic

The small Museo Campesino Tiscachic has quite an interesting exhibition of crafts – mostly woodcarving, pottery and basketry – fashioned by local artisans. It’s in the Centro de Servicios Campesinos Tiscachic, 150m …
in Boconó

Pernil’s Fast Food

This smart, modern, convenient corner spot has already conquered local stomachs thanks to its tasty sandwiches, hamburgers, arepas (corn pancakes stuffed with juicy fillings) and Middle Eastern shawarmas.
Creole in Boconó

Restaurant La Vieja Casa de la Nona

Dining on home-style creole tucker in ‘Grandma’s Old House, ’ you can’t help but smile. The walls are lined with classic movie posters – and did we mention the food? It doesn’t get much more down-home than this.
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Ateneo de Boconó

The Ateneo de Boconó is another place where you can see local weavers at work in their textile workshop on the upper floor. The Ateneo runs arts-and-crafts exhibitions from time to time.
Creole in Boconó

Mojos Chichas Amasisos

This small outdoor nook is tucked away in the grounds of the Museo Trapiche, and offers creole breakfasts as well as pasta, fish, beef and chicken for lunch.
Arts & Crafts in Boconó

Paseo Artesanal Fabricio Ojeda

Down the road from the Ateneo is the Paseo Artesanal Fabricio Ojeda, a craft market featuring a collection of craft stands.