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The Most Complete Guide of Ecuador

Traditions

Colorful displays and skilled artisans: visit the Otavalo Fair!

Otavalo is the city of striking colors, delicate crafts and skilled artisans. We love to visit the local fair hosted in Plaza de Ponchos. Read about our experience!

Sig sig’s Women Weavers

Sig sig is a canton in Azuay, west of Cuenca, where the main activities are agriculture and artisanship. From generation to generation, the women weavers of Sigsig have learned the delicate craftsmanship of weaving straw hats. They are commonly known as “Panama Hats” but they are originally made in Ecuador.

Cuenca: Explore a cultural treasure in the Andes

Cuenca is the capital of Azuay province and the third largest city in Ecuador. Located in a peaceful and relaxed setting, the city of Cuenca has a distinguished skyline marked by shining church domes. Praised for its architecture, cultural diversity and contribution to art, Ecuadorians consider it the most charming city!