Chitré | Visit Panama

WHERE TO GOChitré

It is the capital city of the province of Herrera. A small city with all the expected services, including a good amount of hotels and restaurants offering national and international food, banks, department stores, telecommunications infrastructure, public transportation and a small airport.

BASIC INFORMATION

LOCATION

Herrera

TEMPERATURE

64 - 86°F (16 - 30°C)

CLIMATE

Tropical

TERRAIN

City

Chitre is a small city in the peninsula of Azuero. Its historical center has many plazas, churches and parks. There is also Herrera Museum, where the cultural wealth, traditions and customs of the province are showcased. Some cultural events that take place in Chitre are Holy Week, the festival of San Juan Bautista and the carnavales. Tourists may find hotels, restaurants specializing in authentic Panamanian cuisine and stores selling polleras and local crafts.

WHAT TO DO

BEST KNOWN FOR

One of the most famous places to celebrate the Carnavales, hosting visitors from overseas and thousands of locals.