Higuey City Tour
A vacation is not complete until you have had your mandatory hunt for local treasures. Visit the largest and most important church in the country, The Basilica de La Altagracia. Take a stroll on the main street and observe the day-to-day activity in the city: The cafeterias, the shoe shiners, and the fruit stalls and their vendors. Visit the Saint Dionysus church, constructed over 500 years ago! Visit a local gift shop and take the opportunity to stock-up on some traditional products.
Join our authentic city tour and discover the urban side of the region through a tour of the biggest city in the surroundings of Punta Cana.
Excursion Higuey City Tour Dominican Republic, Tours and Visit to the Basilica and ancient Temple and shopping.
The excursion Higuey City Tours in Dominican Republic, Dare to visit the basilica of Higuey in memory of the Virgin of Altagracia where you will visit the ancient and modern temple, you will also make your purchases of typical sourveniles of the country such as the mamajuana aphrodisiac drink of the country, Caña rum, guira and tambora instruments of typical Dominican music you can also buy amber and larimar priedras presiosa that is produced here and also paintings of recognized national and international paintings of the culture of the region and many others more things …. in this tour you will also be able to know the Popular market, and also the commercial center … and you will visit Dominican souvenirs Tiendad.
Located in nearby Higüey and inaugurated in 1971, this cathedral is among the most important religious sites in the Dominican Republic. In honor of the Virgen de la Altagracia, patron saint of the Dominicans, it stands out for its arch of 69 meters or 225 feet high, with a bronze and gold entrance. The altar contains a framed painting of the Virgin Mary dating from the 16th century, the centerpiece of the devotion. A legend says that a sick child was healed after seeing the Virgin Mary appear at this site, near an orange tree, and that he later found her portrait painted under her. Every January 21, pilgrims from all over the country flock here to pay their respects, lining up at the altar and placing their orders. Celebrations continue around the cathedral with local food and drinks.
-Originate a spiritual pilgrimage to the Higüey Basilica. Its splendor and elegant architecture will leave you breathless.
-Visit St. Dionysius church. Explore the most relevant historical aspects of La Altagracia’s recent history, spanning the past 500 years
-Eyewitness the traditional way master craftsmen manufacture the finest cigars.
-Discover how tobacco has boosted the national economy. Take a box back home and surprise your buddies.
-Purchase the most unmistakable samples of local handicrafts and the finest Dominican rum.
What To Expect
A fun filled day where you will get to immerse yourself in the Domincan Culture guided by the friendliest staff. Try fresh sugar cane juice, learn how cigars are rolled, be welcomed at a Dominican house, have a delicious typical lunch and end your day enjoying the waters of the amazing Anamuya river.
What Higuey Tours includes
Comfortable Tourist Bus
Pick up at a specific point or Featured Hotels
Visit the basilica of the Virgin of Altagracia
Visit to the old temple of higuey
Walk through the pioneers village
Visit to the market of higuey
Visit typical Dominican house
-In case of not being able to take the excursion due to weather, illness or loss of flight to enter the country, you can present the proof through WhatsApp or mail and have the option to reschedule the tour for another date with a note of credit.
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