Climate in Antigua Guatemala

Are you planning your vacations in Antigua Guatemala and you want to know how the climate is?

Temperatures do not vary much during the day and tend to stay in the 22-25C range. Around 6pm the sun begins to set and temperatures drop about 5 degrees. A light sweater will be sufficient to fend off the chill of the night.

The Rainy season occurs from May to middle October. You can expect to experience rainfalls starting in the late afternoon to early evening lasting a couple hours. Many people believe the rainy season can be the ideal time to travel in Guatemala as the whole countryside turns a lush green color.

Enjoy the climate in Antigua Guatemala during your vacations!

Antigua Guatemala, epicenter for your travels

When you visit Guatemala, one of the places you have to visit is Antigua Guatemala. This beautiful place is near to Guatemala City, this makes it an ideal place to start and finish your travels. Within three hours of surrounding attractions such as Lake Atitlan, Monterrico, Chichicastenango, as well as several hikeable volcanoes, Antigua is an ideal epicenter from which to base your travels.

Many tourists choose Antigua to learn about history. This city will carry you back in time with its cobblestone streets, colonial homes, and breathtaking ruins. It is a perfect experience to learn about the conquest and colonial style.
When you finish your travel, remember to visit Hotel Palacio de Doña Leonor an it´s restaurant. You can rest and enjoy the comfortable environment while you taste the flavor of delicious gourmet food.

Churches in Antigua Guatemala

Antigua Guatemala is like traveling to the past. The buildings in the city have more than 500 years. You´ll notice their perfect decoration, a reflection of European style from the colonial times. While you walk, you can notice religious buildings between short distances from one another.

Many of these buildings had been damaged because of the seismic activity of the region. However, you can still visit them and appreciate their design. There are chapels, churches, oratorios and a cathedral. All of them were created for different purposes.
The chapels were built for special meetings among members of an order o congregation, not for public access. The oratorios were used to have a special place to pray. And the Cathedral is the main church that brings together administrative functions for the churches in Antigua Guatemala.

Some of the well-knowl religious buildings in Antigua you should visit and explore are: Sant Francisco convent and church, nuestra señora de Belén convent, church and convent of La companía de Jesus, etc.