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History Tours - Panama & Nicaragua

History Tours - Panama & Nicaragua

  • Vapues Travel
  • Mar 16, 2022
  • History, inspiration, cultural tours, properties with history

With fascinating indigenous cultures and histories marked by invasion, colonization and piracy, both Nicaragua and Panama have quite a story to tell, and that's before we get to the remarkable tale of the Panama Canal construction.

At Vapues Travel, we offer a huge range of expertly guided tours and experiences to show travellers the rich history of these countries. Learn the story behind beautiful colonial cites like Granada and León from a local resident, or visit the site of real life pirate attacks on the Caribbean in Portobelo.

All of our guides are chosen for their knowledge and passion, and bring a little Latin charm, personality and fun to proceedings too....it's a vacation, after all!

Take a look at some of our favourite historical and cultural tours in Panama and Nicaragua.

Panama Couples

Panama History Experience

Panama History Experience

Learn about the fascinating history of Panama, from early settlers through to the engineering marvel of the Panama Canal. You'll be picked up from your hotel and taken to Panama Viejo - the UNESCO-protected remains of the original pre-Colombian settlement which spawned this great city.

Portobelo History Walk

Take a look back into Portobelo's fascinating past, filled with stories of pirates and Spanish conquistadors. You'll visit the villages most important sites with a knowledgeable local guide, including UNESCO-listed colonial fortresses, the Casa de Aduanas and the Black Christ church.

Nicaragua Experiences

Leon City Walking Tour

León City Walking Tour

Explore the gorgeous historic centre of Leon along with a local guide, learning about the city's past and its stunning colonial architecture. You'll see a number of Leon's famous churches, as well the mighty Leon Cathedral - the largest in Central America.

Bluefields History & Culture

Bluefields History & Culture

Explore Bluefields city and learn about the history and cultural traditions of the largest city on the Nicaraguan Caribbean coast. Used as a rendezvous for English and Dutch buccaneers in the 16th and 17th century, Bluefields became the capital of the English protectorate over the Mosquito Coast in 1678.

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Properties with History

Panama

Central Hotel Panama

Central Hotel Panama

Recognized by UNESCO for its architectural significance, and featuring a unique French-influenced design, this historic hotel offers a real sense of classic luxury in the heart of the charming Casco Viejo district.

Nicaragua

Hotel La Perla

Hotel La Perla

La Perla is situated in a beautifully renovated colonial mansion in the center of the city, dating back to the middle of the 19th century, which offers a feeling of old-world charm for your stay in Leon.

Get in touch for more information about our diverse range of tours and experiences.

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