Antigua was visited in 1493 by Christopher Columbus, who named it after the Church of Santa Maria de la Antigua in Sevilla, Spain. It was later colonized by English settlers in 1632 and remained a British possession although it was raided by the French in 1666. Antigua’s beautiful white sand beaches, sailing, the 18th century Nelson's Dockyard, culinary delicacies, the largest nesting colony of frigate birds in the Caribbean, are some of its famous attributes and some famous landmarks to explore in the city include; Nelson’s Dockyard, Dickeson Bay, Fort James, Darkwood Beach, Fort Barrington, Prickly Pear Island and numerous others.
On walking and biking tours in Antigua visitors will enjoy the most eccentric views of the city from strategic viewing angles and can visit and explore famous landmarks in Antigua on sightseeing tours as well as cultural and historical tours. on boat cruises and sailings in Antigua as well as other water activities, visitors will enjoy exciting water sports and can also explore the city’s culinary culture and nightlife on food, nightlife and wine tasting tours.
These tour activities and several others are available on Tripindicator at very affordable costs compared to other top tour agencies, with customers getting assurances of amazing tour experiences as the tour activities were carefully selected from tours with great user ratings and reviews. With airport and other city transfers, visitors will enjoy convenient logistics within Antigua and can visit and explore famous landmarks outside the city on day trips and excursions to Antigua’s neighbouring cities and towns.