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Altos de Chavón and Shopping in La Romana Day Tour

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Discover the flawless panoramas of the Dominican Republic on a 5-hour tour of the Altos de Chavón and La Romana. Learn about the local beliefs and customs of an unrivalled Caribbean setting. Then, shop for unique souvenirs in an authentic Caribbean mall.

Highlights

  • Visit the breathtaking artisan village of Altos de Chavón
  • Attend a Taino art and archaeology exhibition at the Regional Archaeological Museum
  • See an awe-inspiring replica of a Roman amphitheater
  • Purchase authentic hand made Dominican cigars at great prices
  • Stop at the Jumbo superstore to buy Dominican goods at bargain prices
  • Admire flawless land and seascapes in the city of La Romana
  • Go to Columbus Plaza to discover a bewitching shopping plaza in the heart of the Caribbean
  • Purchase souvenirs at rock-bottom prices

Description

Discover the flawless panoramas and rustic beauty of the Dominican Republic on a 5-hour tour of the towns of Altos de Chavón and La Romana. Learn about the local beliefs and customs of an unrivalled Caribbean setting. Following a transfer by comfortable bus at dawn, start your memorable expedition with rugged views set against a secluded backdrop on the eastern coastline of Hispaniola. See where the Caribbean Sea lures the skyline with heavenly turquoise blues and mild rustling waves. Discover an artisan village dangling over the edge of a hill, and marvel as it looks like it has come to a screeching halt just before as it topples over. Altos de Chavón is an architectural marvel; an accurate replica of a 16th-century Mediterranean village erected in the Caribbean. Admire its broad terraces with countryside backdrops. Created by the filmmaker Robert Coppa, its cobblestone alleys and country décor are alluring. Learn about the craftsmanship of the town and its stone-paved streets and picturesque buildings. As you stroll, you will be roused by memories of a mythical past, etched by contemporary art. Visit the Regional Archaeological Museum, enriched with pre-Columbian artifacts that illustrate the island’s past. See a wealth of antique objects and archaeological relics. Admire the geodesic dome of the Altos de Chavón amphitheater, the largest outdoor venue in the Dominican Republic. Watch master craftsmen rolling cigars at the world’s largest cigar factory. Be seduced by the aged fragrance of tobacco, before going to Jumbo, the largest superstore in the city, to scour the aisles in search of authentic souvenirs. End with a visit to Columbus Plaza, and purchase artisan handicrafts and locally-made products in the mall.

Includes

Transportation Water and soft drinks

Important Information

  • Please wear comfortable clothes, and bring sun screen, your camera, and extra money for tips and souvenirs

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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