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 carnivals. Tourists may find hotels, restaurants specializing in authentic Panamanian cuisine and stores selling polleras and local crafts.
One of the most famous places to celebrate the Carnavales, hosting visitors from overseas and thousands of locals.