Guatemala is a multicultural country that preserves traditions and customs inherited from the mixture of colonial and pre-Hispanic times.
The marimba is the traditional music and has origins in the ancient Mayan culture.
It is recognized worldwide for its majestic landscapes, beautiful archaeological and colonial sites.
La Antigua is located 25 kms west of the capital, a beautiful and magical colonial city with almost 500 years of history.
It is rich in handicrafts such as typical weavings, ceramics, silver and gold products, pottery, typical sweets and gastronomy.
It is characterized by its religious celebrations such as Holy Week, Corpus Christi, Easter and by its patron saint festivity on July 25th in which the Apostle Santiago is commemorated.
Holy Week is one of the most recognized traditions and an important tourist attraction for its processions, sawdust and flower carpets decorating the streets, altar creations inside the churches and food preparations.