31 Best Things to Do in Cusco: A Complete Guide

Cusco is the former capital of the Incan empire and is a must-visit destination for every traveler in Peru. Kendall and I loved our time here.  Whether you’re exploring the city itself or using it as a stopping point before heading to Machu Picchu, Cusco has something for everyone. We’ll take you through the best things to do in Cusco, from exploring ancient ruins to indulging in local cuisine and immersing yourself in the city’s cultural heritage.

How to Get to Cusco

Flying from Lima to Cusco

Most international flights come through the capital of Lima. Kendall and I flew into Lima the night before and then took an early morning flight to Cusco. This is a short flight (only an hour and a half) and is easy to coordinate.  There are multiple flights from Lima to Cusco daily. 

Should you spend time in Lima before heading to Cusco? That all depends on your personal preferences and what you want to experience in Peru. Be sure to check out our article on Lima vs Cusco to help with your planning.

The Alejandro Velasco airport in Cusco is a 20-minute drive from the Central Plaza de Armas. You can take a taxi, uber, or use the public bus system. Kendall and I ended up taking a taxi from the line of vendors standing outside of the airport.

These taxis are safe but tend to be higher priced than taking a taxi arranged beforehand. This is one thing that is very similar between Peru and Costa Rica (where we went the following year).  

If we were to do it again, I would have either arranged transportation with our Airbnb or simply booked an Uber. 

a line of peruvian taxi drivers standing along the sidewalk at the airport in Cusco
The line of taxi drivers that hangs out next to the sidewalk at the airport. These taxis are convenient but more expensive

How to Get Around in Cusco

The great thing about Cusco is that many things are less than a 30-minute walk away from the Central Plaza de Armas. Kendall and I simply walked to all of our central Cusco activities and even to many right outside the city (like the Christo Blanco statue and Sachysayhuaman). 

For longer distances, taxis are widely used and safe.  There will be taxi drivers all around the central plaza. We always recommend negotiating a price before your trip.

Uber is also an option, although we have heard that some Uber drivers don’t appreciate driving tourists up the steep streets to the archeological sites above the city.

Cusco does have a very inexpensive bus system.  Kendall and I opted to just use taxis for the sake of convenience.  Check out Movit to plan your route if you are interested in using the bus.

When to Visit Cusco

Kendall and I visited in May, which is (in our opinion), a great month to explore Cusco and one of the best months for visiting Machu Picchu, if that is part of your itinerary.

May tends to see fewer crowds than the peak tourist months of June, July, and August but still has fantastic weather.

Altitude in Cusco 

Cusco sits at 11,152 feet above sea level.  In comparison, the site of Machu Picchu is quite a bit lower, at 7,972 feet. The highest point along the Inca Trail, Dead Woman’s Pass, sits at 13,828 feet. 

Spending a few days in Cusco to acclimate to the altitude is important, especially if planning on hiking in the Andes.  Most people recommend spending around three days. This is one of the most important things to do to make sure your stay in Cusco is safe and fun.

Kendall and I only spent two days as we were a little short on time and we did fine on the trail. However, compared to our recent hiking in Spokane (stunning trails but lower altitude and much less steep), we could feel the altitude difference on our first day in Cusco as we hiked up to the entrance of Sacsayhuaman. 

tourist on a stone path in Cusco with the Sacsayhuaman fortress in the background
We could feel the altitude difference hiking the trails up to Sacsayhuamán on our first day and took lots of breaks

What Causes Altitude Sickness?

In a nutshell, altitude sickness is when your body doesn’t have enough time to adjust to the lower oxygen levels at a certain altitude.  Some common symptoms are headache (most common), nausea and vomiting, loss of appetite, fatigue at rest, dizziness or lightheadedness, and trouble sleeping.  

I did experience very slight dizziness on our first day in Cusco.  We were anxious to see everything and did a lot of hiking up steep roads on that very first day.

Tips to Prevent Altitude Sickness 

  1. Take it slow: Start slow with your physical exertion. and listen to your body. Kendall and I hiked up to the entrance of Sacsayhuaman on our first day and could feel the difference in oxygen levels. if you plan to do a lot of walking, plan enough time to take frequent rest breaks
  2. Stay hydrated:  Remember, most tap water in Cusco needs to be purified before drinking. Kendall and I found plenty of street vendors selling sealed plastic water bottles so this was never an issue for us.  Just be sure to stock up before heading out for the day.
  3. Avoid alcohol:  Alcohol and certain medications, especially sedatives, can greatly increase your chance of developing altitude sickness.  So save drinking Pisco sours and any other alcoholic drinks until the end of your trip. If you are planning on doing any major hiking, we recommend holding off completely on the alcohol until after your trek. 

Boleto Turistico

What is the Boleto Turistico? 

The four types of Boleto Turístico(s) are the Full Boleto Turistico, Circuit I, Circuit 2, and Circuit 3.  These tickets are a great way to see various sites at a reduced cost. 

Full Boleto Turistico

The Full Boleto Turistico (‘tourist ticket’) is a one-stop ticket that gives you access to most of the major tourist attractions in Cusco.  Kendall and I opted for a Circuit I ticket instead as we didn’t feel we had enough days in Cusco to take advantage of the full Boleto Turistico.

  • Price: 130 soles 
  • Valid for: 10 days
  • Inclusions: The ticket offers access to the following sites:
    • In the city of Cusco (or very nearby):
      • Sacsayhuaman
      • Q’enko
      • Tambochay
      • Puka Pukara
    • Museums and Historical Centers
      • Museum of Regional History
      • Museum of Contemporary Art
      • Qoricancha Museum
      • Museum of Popular Art
      • Native Music and Dance Center
      • Pachacutec Monument
      • Qoricancha Museum
      • Qosqo Center of Native Art
    • Other sites outside of Cusco
      • Ollantaytambo ruins
      • Pisac Ruins
      • Chinchero
      • Moray
      • Pikillacta
      • Tipon 

Circuit I

Price: 70 soles (around $19) 

Valid for: one day

Inclusions:

  • Sacsayhuaman
  • Qenqo
  • Tambomachay
  • Puka Pukara

Circuit II 

Price: 70 soles (around $19)

Valid for: 2 days

Inclusions:

  • Regional History Museum 
  • Museum of Contemporary Art 
  • Popular Art Museum 
  • Qoricancha Site Museum 
  • Qosqo Center of Native Art 
  • Pachacutec Monument 
  • Tipon Archaeological Park 
  • Pikillacta Archaeological Park 

Circuit III

Price: 70 soles (around $19)

Valid for: 2 days

Inclusions:

  • Pisac 
  • Ollantaytambo 
  • Chinchero 
  • Moray 

Where to Purchase the Boleto Turistico

These tickets can be purchased at the building of the National Art Museum from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The address of the museum is Cusco, Avenida Sol 103, office 102.  Other sites and tour offices sell them as well.  We were able to purchase our Circuit I ticket at the entrance to Sacsayhuaman.  

Where to Stay in Cusco

We recommend staying as close to the Plaza de Armas as possible.  Almost all tour activities start from this plaza, and it’s also a great hub for finding taxis.  We stayed in an Airbnb right off Avenida El Sol.  This was a great central location, just a short distance from the plaza and close to many shops and restaurants. 

Man sitting at counter at a local airbnb.  Bright tapestry adorns the wall behind.
Our Airbnb on Avenida El Sol in Cusco

Best Things to Do in Cusco

1. Visit the Plaza de Armas

The Plaza de Armas is the focal point of Cusco and is a fun spot to just hang out.  We spent time wandering the various shops, sitting on the benches people-watching, and just taking in the vibe. 

The Plaza is bordered by two beautiful buildings, the Cusco Cathedral and the Church of La Compañía de Jesus.  Note: there are a ton of vendors in the plaza, so be prepared to be approached frequently.  If you are not interested in purchasing anything, it may be best to limit your time just sitting around. 

tourist on a bench at the Plaza de Armas, one of the best things to do in Cusco
The Plaza is a great spot to relax (for Kendall and stray dogs) 🙂

2. Iglesia de La Compañía de Jesus

This church is a unique example of the influence of Spanish architecture and customs on the Incan culture. Kendall and I paid $5.50 each to do a walkthrough of the building and enjoyed reading about the Jesuits in Cusco. 

The church is open to visitors from 9 am to 11:45 am and 1 pm to 5:45 pm, except for Saturdays and Sundays when there are no afternoon hours. 

tourist standing in front of La Iglesia de La Compañía de Jesus in the Plaza de Armas in Cusco
La Iglesia de La Compañía de Jesus is an interesting 1-hour walkthrough

3. Explore the Cusco Cathedral

This Cathedral was completed in 1654 and is known for its depiction of the Last Supper and its attempts to eliminate Incan religious beliefs.

It is now recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage site and is open to visitors from 10 am to 6 pm. The entrance fee is 40 soles (around $11).  Kendall and I didn’t tour the inside of the Cathedral as we only had time for the La Compañía de Jesus.  

4. Check out the Coca Museum

This is one of the lesser-known places in Cusco but ended up being one of Kendall and I’s absolute favorites. Entrance to this small museum is free, and the various displays discuss the history and various uses of the coca plant.

We learned all about the various ancient medicinal uses and all modern uses (including the transition to turning coca leaves into cocaine).  The museum also has a small shop where you can buy various coca leaf products.  We enjoyed this museum and would highly recommend it if you’ve got a spare hour in the afternoon. 

  • Address: Plaza San Blas 618
  • Hours: 10 am-6 pm
  • Price: free
diagram showing the chronology of the uses of the coca leaf at the coca museum in Cusco Peru
The chronology of coca leaf uses from ancient times to the present

5. Coricancha (or Qorikancha): The Golden Temple of the Sun

This was another attraction that Kendall and I didn’t do, but we should have!  It’s just a ten-minute walk or 6-minute drive from the Plaza de Armas. 

Coricancha was an ancient Incan holy sight that was looted and destroyed when the Spanish invaded.  Fun fact: the inside walls were once gold-plated (hence the name). You can now visit the Santo Domingo Church (Iglesia de Santo Domingo), which stands on top of the site that the Spanish destroyed.  There is a museum on-site.  

The entrance fee for Coricancha is 15 soles ($5).  Note that neither Coricancha nor Santo Domingo are included in the Cusco Tourist Ticket.

How to get to Qorikancha: Just plug ‘Qorikancha’ into your maps; it’s a 12-minute drive or a 10-minute walk to the southeast of the Plaza de Armas. 

Open Hours: 8:30 am-5:30 pm (Mon-Sat) and 12-5 pm on Sundays

Entry costs: 15 soles ($4) per person, 8 soles for students with ID. 

6. Viewpoint at San Cristobal Church

Cusco is such a beautiful city, especially as seen from above. On our very first day, Kendall and I hiked up to a beautiful overlook at the San Cristobal church. We were walking up to the entrance of Sacsayhuaman and happened to walk right past it. It’s simply an open plaza next to a local church but offers incredible views over the city of Cusco.

tourist sitting on a stone wall at the San Cristobal Plaza with the red rooftops of Cusco in the background
Our view of Cusco from the San Cristobal plaza

7. Sacsayhuamán

Sacsayhuaman is an enormous structure that many people believe was an Incan fortress.  The most impressive part of Sacsayhuaman is that these huge stones were cut and then perfectly fit together without using mortar. 

Kendall and I paid the entrance fee and walked through the complex without a guided tour, although if we could go back I think we would opt to have a guide, just to explain more of the history of this impressive site.

tourist standing in front of the large stones of the Sacsayhuamán fortress near Cusco Peru
The impressive, tightly-fit stones of Sacsayhuamán

How to get to Sacsayhuamán: The entrance to Sacsayhuamán is just a 30-minute walk or a 10-minute drive from the Plaza de Armas.  Kendall and I simply walked.  However, it was a steep hike with a lot of stairs, so keep that in mind, especially if you are still acclimatizing to the altitude.  A taxi should cost around 10 soles. 

Open hours: 7 am-5:30 pm Monday through Sunday

Admission Price: If you don’t have the Full Boleto Turistico, the most common way to pay for admission to Sacsayhuamán is to purchase a ‘Circuit I’ ticket that includes other archeological sites (Tambomachay, Puka Pukara, and Qenqo). 

This ticket is 70 soles.  Kendall and I purchased ours at the entrance to Sacsayhuamán (there is a small box office), or you can purchase these at many tour offices at the Plaza de Armas.    

8. Visit the Cristo Blanco Statue

This statue of Christ is 8 m tall and was a great quick stop for us on our way to Sacsayhuamán. 

How to get to the Cristo Blanco Statue: Type ‘Cristo Blanco’ into Google Maps.  For us, it was a 30-minute walk from our Airbnb.  We did this on our way to Sacsayhuaman. 

tourist in front of the Cristo Blanco statue in Cusco Peru
The Cristo Blanco statue was a short stop while visiting Sacsayhuamán

9. Qenko Ruins

Kendall and I purchased the Circuit I ticket that included Sacsayhuamán, Qenko, Tambomachay, and Pukapukara. We then paid a local taxi driver to drive us to all three (he was super nice and also offered to explain a bit of each site’s history). 

Qenko was once thought to be the site of Incan sacrifices and mummification, and we enjoyed exploring the chambers.  

Tourist standing in one of the low-ceilinged chambers at the Qenko ruins near Cusco
Ancient altar at the Qenko ruins thought to have been used for sacrifices

How to get to the Qenko Ruins: Just plug in ‘Q’enco Archaeological Complex’ into your maps, it’s a 20-minute drive from the central Plaza. 

Price to visit Qenko: This is included in the Full Boleto Turistico or can be purchased as part of the ‘Circuit I ticket’ that includes admission to Sacsayhuaman, Tambomachay, and Puka Pukara). 

This Circuit 1 ticket is 70 soles ($20) for foreign tourists.  We purchased our tickets at the entrance to Sacsayhuamán. 

10. Ruins of Tambomachay

This was our third stop with our taxi driver while visiting our Circuit I destinations.  Tambomachay is another Incan sight that is a series of aqueducts, canals, and waterfalls, and was our second favorite of the four sites (we like Sacsayhuamán the best).  The cool part is that these canals are still flowing with water, even today.  

front view of the archeological site of Tambomachay.  Walls of tightly-fit stones will still-flowing water canals
The still-flowing water at Tambomachay

11. Puka Pukara

This was the final stop on our Circuit 1 tour.  Known as the Red Fortress, this was an ancient Incan fort and is a great example of Incan architecture in general.  The walls are very irregularly shaped which we thought was very interesting. 

Two tourists in front of the entrance sign to Puka Pukara with the stone fort in the background
Local vendors have their goods set up near the entrance (under the blue tarp)

12. Wander the San Pedro Market

Kendall and I love markets like this and are always seeking them out. the San Pedro Market is a great way to see a whole bunch of local vendors in one place.

We loved browsing the butcher aisle, and they’ve got a whole smoothie aisle with every type of fruit combination you can imagine. Kendall paid a few soles for a fantastic, huge lunch at one of the cafeteria-style restaurants. 

Large plate with rice, fried fish, and potatoes purchased at a cafeteria-style restaurant at the San Pedro market
Kendall purchased this huge plate of fish and rice for just a few soles

13. San Blas District

This lovely neighborhood is a great way to get away from the more touristy Plaza de Armas and surrounding streets.  The neighborhood itself is lovely; many say it has a very ‘Bohemian’ vibe.  We loved browsing the shops and the ‘Mercado San Blas’.  

Tourist with a llama made of yarn in front of a local shop
Browsing the shops at San Blas

How to get to the San Blas neighborhoods:  San Blas is located to the northeast of the Plaza de Armas.  It’s a 5-minute drive from the Plaza de Armas or a 10-minute walk (we’re all for walking!).  Also, if you walk, you’ll walk right past the street with the 12-angled stone.

14. Walk the Steep Cobblestone Streets

Kendall and I loved simply walking the streets of Cusco, they truly are unlike any other. There are so many narrow cobblestone alleyways and a lot of stairs. 

We were blown away to see cars cruising up these incredibly steep and narrow roads. Some of the streets are so steep that they’ve got stairs as a sidewalk running alongside them. 

two peruvian women walking along a street in Cusco.  One with a small white llama
We loved walking the streets and seeing local vendors (and a baby llama!)

15. 12-Angle Stone

This is, just as the name suggests, a 12-angled stone located in the wall of one of the narrow roads in Cusco. Kendall and I went and saw it and it’s easy to overlook. It’s simply a stone in the wall.

However, the incredible thing is that nobody knows how they cut it and how they fit it so tightly without using mortar. Worth a look if you are in the area. 

How to get there: The 12-angled stone is on Hatun Rumiyoc Street, just a short distance from the Plaza de Armas and right on the way to the San Blas neighborhood (it’s easy to pair these two activities together). 

16. Try the Local Food

Peru is known as the gastronomic capital of the world, and for good reason. We went to a few more touristy restaurants and tried things like cuy (roasted guinea pig) and beef heart kabobs. 

Also, be sure to try the many varieties of ceviche (raw fish that is cooked in an acidic broth made of lemon juice).  We also loved buying churros from the street vendors in the mornings. 

plate with beef heart kabobs and salad at a local restaurant
We tried fried guinea pig and beef heart kabobs at a local restaurant

17. Inti Raymi Festival

The celebration of this Festival takes place annually on June 24th, so wasn’t something that Kendall and I were able to see when we visited in May. Visitors from all around come to see this festival.

Typically, the festival begins with a morning ceremony followed by a grand parade. The performers wear traditional clothing depicting the Incan forefathers.

18. Sapantiana Acueduct (Acueducto Colonial Sapantiana)

This Aqueduct was built by the Jesuit order during the 17th and 18th centuries. It’s located in a beautiful neighborhood and Kendall and I went and visited at night.

There’s not much to do besides take pictures, but it’s another interesting architectural thing to see if you have a few minutes. Just plug in ‘Acueducto Colonial Sapantiana’ on Google Maps and it’ll take you right to it. It’s about a 15-minute walk from the Plaza de Armas.  

Tourist in front of the Sapantina Acueduct, water running down a series of steps with a stone archway in the background
The aqueduct at night

19. Cusco Planetarium

If you want to see the night sky while in Cusco, the Cusco Planetarium is the place to visit.  They offer daily shows and educational programs.  Learn more at their official website. 

How to get there: the Cusco planetarium is just a 15-minute drive from the Plaza de Armas or if you are ambitious, a 37-minute walk. 

Entrance Fee: $26.54

Open Hours: 6-8 pm daily except for Sundays

20. The Precolumbian Art Museum

This museum is focused on showcasing art from the time before the arrival of the Spanish and has artifacts ranging from 1250 BC to 1532 AD.  

Address: Plaza de las Nazarenas 231

Hours: 8 am to 10 pm daily

Price: 20 soles, with a 50% discount for students

21. Center for Traditional Textiles (Centro de Textiles Tradicionales)

This Is a non-profit organization established by local Weavers in 1996. The goal of the center is to preserve traditional textile traditions and support the communities that create them.  This is a great place to buy high-quality clothing for yourself, or just learn about the process of dying wool and weaving. 

Location: Av. Sol 603

Entry: free

Hours: Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm, and Sat 9 am-4 pm

22. Pisco Museum

Pisco sours are one of Cusco’s famous cocktails and are made by mixing Pisco (a yellow spirit) with key lime juice, syrup, egg whites, and ice cubes.  The Pisco Museum is all about the history of this traditional drink.  

Address: Sta. Catalina Ancha 398, just a 5-minute walk from the Plaza de Armas

Hours: 12 pm-12 am (closes at 11 pm on Sundays and Mondays)

Historical tours start from $59 per person 

23. Find Some Local Llamas

There were a lot more llamas near Cusco than I was expecting; we were pleasantly surprised. We found an entire group grazing in an open field near Sacsayhuamán.

Kendall in front of a group of llamas in an open field

24. Day Trip to Pisac

Pisac is a town located an hour north of Cusco and has its own unique ruins to explore.  Also, if you happen to be there on a Sunday, they’ve got an incredible local Sunday market.  This is another great opportunity to see all kinds of local vendors. 

How to get to Pisac: Getting to Pisac from Cusco is relatively easy and can be done on your own or as part of a tour. Colectivos, (Peruvian minivans), leave from Cusco to Pisac at least every hour. The journey takes 45 minutes to an hour, and you’ll have the freedom to explore at your own pace. 

Pisac Ruins Entrance Fee: If you don’t have the Full Boleto Turistico, you can purchase a ‘Circuit III’ ticket that includes the Pisac Ruins along with Ollantaytambo, Chinchero, and Moray.  The Circuit III ticket is 70 soles or $19 and can be purchased at various tour offices right around the Plaza de Armas. 

25. Day Trip to Machu Picchu

Is a trip to Machu Picchu worth it? We sure think so, regardless of the crowds, and Cusco is a great starting point. 

We did the classic four-day/3 night Inca Trail Trek and had an incredible experience with Alpaca Expeditions, one of the best Inca Trail tour companies out there.

Cusco was such a great place to stay because most of the central offices for various tour groups are right near the central Plaza de Armas. 

two tourists standing above the archeological site of Machu Picchu as the sun rises
Machu Picchu can be seen as a day trip or as part of a multi-day trek

26. Day Trip to Rainbow Mountain

Rainbow Mountain has recently become incredibly popular.  The mountain was hidden under layers of ice until rising temperatures (climate change) melted the ice.  If you’re able to go on a clear day, this multi-colored mountain is pretty incredible.  Kendall and I weren’t able to fit this into our 7-day Peru itinerary when we went, but we’ve got it on our list for next time!  

27. Lake Humantay

Lake Humanatay is a crystal-turquoise lake that is named after the nearby mountain.  A visit to this lake is included in many Treks, including Salkantay, or you can visit as part of a day tour. 

Can you visit on your own?  Yes, you can.  You just need to coordinate your transportation. 

How far is Humantay Lake from Cusco: The trailhead to Humantay is approximately a 3.5-hour drive from the North-west of Cusco 

Humantay Lake Entrance Fee

The entrance fee is 20 soles ($6) for foreigners or 10 soles for Peruvians.

28. Ollantaytambo

Kendall and I drove through and then ate breakfast in Ollantaytambo with our tour group on the first day of our Inca Trail tour. This is a lovely small town and is a great way to see local village life. 

open pasture area with a few llamas

To visit Ollantaytambo independently, you can take a colectivo from Pavitos Street in Cusco. The journey takes around 1.5 hours and costs about 15 soles.  There are also tour options that combine Ollantaytambo with other sites in the Sacred Valley, such as Chinchero and Pisac.

Ollantaytambo ruins entrance fee: if you aren’t part of a guided tour, you will need to have a Partial Cusco Tourist Ticket Circuit III or the Full Boleto Turistico.   

29. Explore The Sacred Valley

Kendall and I did a zip line and Via Ferrata tour with Nature Vive in the Sacred Valley. Apart from the incredible ziplines in the Monteverde cloud forest in Costa Rica, this is the best ziplining I’ve ever done. 

This was a great way for us to get some great views of the Urubamba River and learn about the history of this area.

two tourists climbing a cliff wall with via ferrata harness and helmets
Our Via Ferrata tour with Nature Vive

30. Moray and Maras

These two sites are often combined into one tour because they are fairly close together. Moray is an Incan ruin once used for agriculture, while Maras is a functioning salt mine with fantastic views. 

How to visit Moray and Maras: You can visit the sites on your own, but the logistics are more complicated. Most people opt to take a guided tour.  Tours start at $60 and last from 5-8 hours. 

Entrance Fees to Moray and Maras: To enter the Moray ruins, you will need to have a Partial Cusco Tourist Ticket Circuit III or a Full Boleto Turistico (if you aren’t going with a tour group). There is also a separate entrance fee of 10 soles per person to access the Maras Salt Mines. 

31. Huchuy Qosqo

If you’re looking for an awesome shorter trek closer to Cusco, Huchuy Cosqo is the perfect day trip. This a beautiful hike that takes you to a hidden ruin that receives only a fraction of the visitors compared to other sites.

How to Hike to Huchuy Qosqo: Most people simply book a guided tour, but you can also do the hike on your own.  The trailhead is a 1hr 40-minute drive from central Cusco.  This is a fairly long 11.2-mile hike, so if you want to complete it in one day, make sure to get an early start.  Many tour groups offer 2 or 3-day options as well. 

Huchuy Qosqo entrance fee: Apart from the cost of getting yourself there, the entrance fee to the site is only 7 soles ($1.75).

Best Things to Do in Cusco Summary

Our Favorite Archeological Site: Sacsayhuamán

Our Favorite Adventure Activity: Zipline and Via Ferrata in the Sacred Valley

Best for Relaxing and Taking in the Views: Viewpoint at San Cristobal Church

Cusco, Peru is a fabulous destination.  Kendall and I enjoyed each day; there was so much to do and we could have spent weeks trying to fit it all in.  We think Cusco is a great combination of beautiful scenery, museums, and amazing food.  We can’t wait to return and hope we have the chance to do so many times over!

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