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Panama: Panama City

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Panama City is more cosmopolitan than Latin, and enjoys a strategic position which has led to an eventful history, with immigrants arriving from all over the world. On the Pacific coast Panama la Vieja, the first Spanish colonial site of the city and a conduit for plundered gold and oriental silks and spices was sacked by pirates and abandoned. The city moved to what is now known as Casco Viejo where vestiges of colonial streets and buildings have been restored. The sky-scraper filled modern city, hub of commerce and international trade linked to the Panama Canal is an energetic quarter buzzing with shopping malls, sophisticated restaurants and entertainment. Away from the bustle along the Pacific coast, you’ll find relaxed resort hotels with a multitude of activities.

Our holidays to Panama City

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Signature Costa Rica and Panama

Signature Costa Rica with Panama City

Private journey

14 days from £3,028pp

Trinidad de Cuba

Cuba and the treasured Caribbean expedition cruise - 5 Oct 2017

Private journey

15 days from £6,255pp

Panama Canal

Journey between the seas

Private journey

9 days

Granada

Alcion: Central America Discovery

Group tour

22 days from £2,248pp

Tailor-made holidays

We specialise in creating bespoke holidays designed according to your specific requirements.

Our tailor-made holiday service includes:

  • • A dedicated and friendly specialist to guide you through the planning process
  • • Our unrivalled knowledge of the region based on over 36 years' of expertise
  • • Access to the widest range of accommodation and activity options
  • • Your perfect itinerary, crafted exclusively for you

Speak to an expert 020 8747 8315

Things to do in Panama City

Visit the Panama Canal

Visit the Panama Canal

Embera Indian

Meet the Embera indians of Chagres river


Trek Las Cruces Trail

Trek Las Cruces Trail

Trek the Camino Real

Trek the Panamanian Camino Real

What our experts say

Still my favourite are of Panama City. A great place to wander round. I was last here about 6 years ago and there has been so much restoration work in the meantime.  I love all the artwork on the buildings and the mismatch of beautifully restored old buildings next to the ruins of a once grand old house with interesting iron doors and window grills.

Caroline Maber

Caroline Maber

Travel Consultants

96% of our clients rated their experience with us as Good or Excellent.


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