El Salvador Suchitoto
The enchanting colonial town of Suchitoto (‘place of birds and flowers’) is one of the country’s most popular attractions.
The enchanting colonial town of Suchitoto (‘place of birds and flowers’) just a short drive north from the capital, is one of the country’s most popular attractions. It has emerged from its pivotal role in the civil war to blossom as a centre for arts and culture. Visitors flock to explore the cobbled lanes flanked by squat, red-roofed adobe houses, its exquisite chalk-white baroque church and viewpoints over the surrounding countryside. But it is not just a tourist destination; much of its appeal lies in the fact that it is still a working town, with boutique hotels sitting alongside thriving markets.
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The weather in Suchitoto is wide and varied
The picturesque colonial town of Suchitoto is one of the country’s most popular attractions and is a centre for arts and culture. Explore the cobbled lanes, baroque church and viewpoints over the surrounding countryside and enjoy the boutique hotels and thriving markets.View our Suchitoto weather guide
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