Learn about the history and modern day culture of textiles in Guatemala. On the tour, you'll visit the nearby pueblo of San Antonio Aguas Calientes, famous for its high quality textiles. We'll stop at a textile museum, a local weaving cooperative, and a local artisan market, before returning to Antigua to shop around the city's best textile...Read more
Guatemala is famous for the diversity of handmade textiles, produced in the Maya communities of Guatemala, by men and women. San Antonio Aguas Calientes, 30 minutes outside La Antigua Guatemala, is famous tor the two side brocade women in their textiles. During your visit you will learn about textiles and the importance of them in the daily...Read more
Learn about the shoe-making process in the only open workshop in Antigua. Meet the artisans, watch them work in their various positions, and design your own products with them if you wish. Or take a break in our patio and relax with a refreshing drink while you learn about the history of shoe-making in the region.
This tour aims to preserve the art of weaving in Guatemala, the highest expression of the Mayan worldview. The tour starts in Guatemala City or from La Antigua Guatemala. After pick up time you will transfer to the community of Santo Domingo Xenacoj, located 37km from Guatemala City. Upon arrival in the community we will meet with an Association...Read more
Learn about the history and modern culture of artisan crafts of Guatemala: textiles, wood carvings, leather goods, and more. We'll take a tour around Antigua and its neighboring pueblos to see true craftsmanship. On our tour you'll have the opportunity to speak with and buy your own handicrafts directly from the artisans that made...Read more