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Antigua Textile Tour

In the morning, you take a guided tour around Antigua, with the focus on learning about the complex Guatemalan and Mayan textiles and folk art.

Antigua Textile Tour, Guatemala

In the morning, you take a guided tour around Antigua, with the focus on learning about the complex Guatemalan and Mayan textiles and folk art. The tour will lead you to markets, museums and specialised shops so that you can hear about the history and techniques surrounding the textiles and folk art as well as the differences in colour, styles and symbolism from each region of Guatemala.

In the afternoon, your vehicle will meet you to take you out of the city to the surrounding villages of San Antonio Aguas Calientes and Santa Maria, where you will meet local families and weavers to learn about the textiles and traditions of their villages.

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Start planning your tailor-made trip by calling one of our Guatemala specialists on 01993 838 695

Other experiences in Antigua

These activities are designed to give you the most authentic experiences around where you're staying. We work with local guides, who use their knowledge and often a resident's eye to show you the main sights and more out-of-the-way attractions. Our specialists can suggest tours and activities, such as cooking classes, that will introduce you to the local ways of life.