Winter Solstice – Night of San Juan

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Begins: 23-June
Ends: 24-June

A thousand-year-old ritual in which offerings are made to the Pachamama (Mother Earth), and there are artistic and cultural performances.

Tacna Attractions in the City
Municipal Theater – Tacna atractions

Municipal Theater – Tacna atractions

Visiting Hours : During the performances. Location : Pasaje Calderón de la Barca s/n, opposite the MacLean small square. Tacna Built in 1870 by the Spanish engineer Constantino Martínez del Pino and opened some years later by President José...

Casa de Zela – Attractions Zela House

Casa de Zela – Attractions Zela House

Visiting Hours : Mon-Sat 08:00-12:00 and 13:30-18:00. Sun 08:00–13:00. Location : Zela street No 542. Tacna Home of Francisco Antonio de Zela, forefather of Peruvian independence. It contains a set of documents about the forefather’s family and a photo...

Paseo cívico – Civic Route

Paseo cívico – Civic Route

Visiting Hours : During the day and night. Location : City centre. Tacna The heart of the city. At the beginning of the street, visitors can marvel at an allegory to the lady of Tacna in honour of her...

Ornamental Fountain – Peru excursions

Ornamental Fountain – Peru excursions

Visiting Hours : During the day and night. Location : Located in the Paseo Cívico. Tacna A sculpture made by Frenchman Paul Lienhard, forged in the English Simpson smelting works, measuring some 6 metres high and featuring several fountains....

Tacna Cathedral – Cathedral tours

Tacna Cathedral – Cathedral tours

Visiting Hours : Mon – Sun 7.00 am – 12.30 pm and 3.00 pm – 7.30 pm. Location : Opposite the Paseo Cívico. Tacna Its construction began in 1875, under the direction of Alejandro Gustav Eiffel’s French company. A...

Tacna Attractions Beyond the City
Locumba Valley – Tacna tours

Locumba Valley – Tacna tours

Visiting Hours : Daytime. Location : 93 km north-west of Tacna (1 hour by car). Tacna An inter-Andean valley known for producing excellent wine and pisco. Agriculture is currently the principal activity here, mainly with the production of “ají”...

Miculla Archaeological – excursions Peru

Miculla Archaeological – excursions Peru

Visiting Hours : Daytime. Location : 22 km north-east of Tacna (30 minutes by car). Tacna Surrounded by an impressive desert landscape that features small mounds, all under the watchful eye of the Wawapas and Miculla hills (1,200 masl,...

Pachía Hot Springs – atractions Peru

Pachía Hot Springs – atractions Peru

Visiting Hours : Daytime. Location : 22.8 km east of Tacna (30 minutes by car). Tacna On the banks of the Caplina River (1,400 masl). Known for their therapeutic properties that help treat neuro-arthritis and skin complaints. With temperatures...

Valle Viejo de Tacna – Tacna Old Valley

Valle Viejo de Tacna – Tacna Old Valley

Visiting Hours : Daytime. Location : 94 km, 14 km and 18 km from Tacna. Tacna Extensive countryside at between 670 and 1,090 masl. It stretches over a length of 23 km and covers Pocollay, Calana and Pachía districts,...

Monument Complex Battle – Peru

Monument Complex Battle – Peru

Visiting Hours : Mon – Fri 8.00 am – 1.00 pm / 5.00 pm – 6.30 pm. Location : 8 km north of Tacna (10 minutes by car). Tacna Built in honour of the combatants in the Alliance Battle...

Tacna Festivals
The Lord of Locumba Festival – Tacna tour

The Lord of Locumba Festival – Tacna tour

  Tacna Begins: 14-September Ends: 14-June This is a religious celebration in which national and foreign worshippers participate.

FITAC – Peru excursions

FITAC – Peru excursions

  Tacna Begins: 24-August Ends: 31-August FITAC (Feria Internacional de Tacna, or Tacna International Trade Fair) takes place at the exhibition centre in Parque Perú, which covers an area of 20 hectares. This space has been equipped with the infrastructure needed...

Winter Solstice – Night of San Juan

Winter Solstice – Night of San Juan

Tacna Begins: 23-June Ends: 24-June A thousand-year-old ritual in which offerings are made to the Pachamama (Mother Earth), and there are artistic and cultural performances.

Homage to the Defenders of Peru

Homage to the Defenders of Peru

Tacna Begins: 26-May Ends: 26-May A parade and various civic ceremonies take place in the Alliance Heights Historic Monument Complex.

International Cultural of Carnival – Peru

International Cultural of Carnival – Peru

  Tacna Begins: 01-February Ends: 16-March Delegations from various regions and border countries participate in this international festival. Typical dances are held with colourful carnival groups that later take part in a contest held at Jorge Basadre Grohmann Stadium. This event...

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