Full Day City Tour Santo Domingo
Full Day City Tour Santo Domingo
October 22, 2018
Beach of Dreams Santo Domingo
Beach of Dreams
April 5, 2018

CAVE EXPLORATION & MEDITERRANEAN TOWN

Cave Exploration & Mediterranean Town

Day trip from Santo Domingo

Cave Exploration & Mediterranean Town
Included services

• Entrance fees
• English speaking tour guide
• Transportation
Visit the interesting cave system “Cuevas de las Maravillas” in San Pedro de Macorís with subterranean courses of rivers and stalactite caves. It is the largest developed stalactite cavern in the Dominican Republic and displays several hundred pictographs created by the native Taino Indians.

Afterwards, you drive through the flat land along sugar cane plantations and pastures to La Romana. The town only began developing in the 20th century, mainly due to the Cuban sugar manufacturers. Continue to “Altos de Chavón”, a Mediterranean style town situated above a river of the same name. Lunch optional (not included). The 16th century town has been rebuilt using coral limestone true to the original plans of an Andalusian settlement with Roman stylistic elements. The town consists of a church, an amphitheater and an archaeological museum with exhibits about the Taíno culture. Many artisans, painters and sculptors still live there and present their work in small boutiques. The town also has studios where carpets are woven the old-fashioned way.
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Santo Domingo ⇢ Cueva de las Maravillas ⇢ La Romana ⇢ Altos de Chavon