This route is specially designed for those interested in crafts. On the way between the City of Sonsonate to Ahuachapan there is a series of towns with a lot of cultural traditions.
The first town will be Nahuizalco, characterized for having strong pre-Columbian traditions. This is one of the country most important indigenous and hand crafts makers. . Baskets and Furniture made from natural fibers such as “Tule” and Wicker that colored the streets. Its colonial church and the market are an attraction in itself.
In the heart of the route we find Salcoatitan with white colonial church in front of the Central Plaza is one of its main attractions. It was here where the first coffee tree was planted, a profitable product that supports the local economy. We continue our tour towards Juayua, famous for its Black Christ church with coffee tradition and an extraordinary climate and nature and from the verandas we can observe the natives picking up the coffee beans.
We will also visit the town of Apaneca where we will find flowers grow in abundance and the constant breeze expels pine and coffee scents all over the village.
We will finalize our trip at Concepcion de Ataco, a pre-columbian town established by the Pipeles tribe and located in the heart of the mountain where its cobblestone streets and lanterns take us back in history. Enjoy the serenity of a town in the mountains where locals elaborate colorful textiles in traditional pedal looms amongst their variety of hand crafts and musical string instruments.