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El Salvador Travel Wiki

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Travel to El Salvador

El Salvador may be a small nation in Central America, but it offers numerous opportunities for those who love a grand adventure. With Pre-Columbian artifacts in abundance, glorious beaches to enjoy, and stunning coffee to enjoy, you may not find a better value for your holiday investment.

The Mayan civilization is found on full display in El Salvador, with the ruins at the San Andres Archeological Site being some of the best in the country. You’ll find pyramids, some built directly into hillsides, along with stunning plazas and other ancient structures. Joya de Ceren, which is called the “Mayan Pompeii,” is a world heritage site and should not be missed. Tazumal offers an impressive main pyramid that stretches about 25m into the air.

Some of the best surfing opportunities in the world can be found in El Salvador as well. Be sure to visit La Libertad, which is near San Salvador, for a world-class experience. El Cuco, El Sunzal, and El Zonte all provide excellent opportunities to enjoy some waves as well. Some beaches permit Paddleboarding, waterskiing, tubing, and other marine sports too.

Then make your way to Los Volcanes National Park. The Santa Ana Volcano hike is an easy day trip experience and a guided hike is available every morning. You’ll explore the forest habitats that surround the volcano and then reach the summit to experience one of the best views that can be found in that part of the world.

El Salvador can provide you with a relaxing resort holiday, but it can also offer much more for those who are willing. Plan your stay here and you’ll find this nation to be an intriguing destination.

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San Salvador, capital of El Salvador

San Salvador Travel Wiki Travel to San Salvador San Salvador serves as the capital of the Central American nation of El Salvador. The spiritual influences in this city are quite strong. After all, it is literally named “Holy Savior” in a country that is literally named “The Savior.” It can be a lot of fun to wander the historic downtown of San Salvador. Established in the 16th century, there are notable buildings from the 19th century that have survived the earthquakes that...

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Biggest City El Salvador

Facts about El Salvador, Biggest city What are the names of the largest cities in El Salvador, and how big are the cities by population. Easy overview of the informations in the sortable table below. Please note that the informations comes from various sources,if you are using the informations professional you should get confirmation that the figures are actual. Last update august 2017

El Salvador Holidays

El Salvador Public Holidays See the calendars for national El Salvador holidays year by year. Find and just click on the year you for which you need more information about El Salvador holidays, and the calendar for the year will open. When is the non working days for the year. Public / national days, see the calendar for the country here.

Geography and facts, El Salvador

El Salvador, geography and facts explained Geograhy, facts, local customs and foodie guide. All explained in videos 8 to 15 minutes, very good, informative and funny videos that will ensure you see the videos to the end. The videos are produced by Geography now, thanks for the videos and keep up the good work. Vacation in El Salvador With its fabulous beaches, awe-inspiring landscapes, and astounding cities, it’s no wonder that El Salvador is one of the fastest growing tourist destinations in Central America....

Official holidays

When are holidays and no working days in the country ?

.Januar 1New Year's Day
March 26National Day of Life, Peace and Justice
VariableMaundy Thursday
VariableGood Friday
VariableHoly Saturday
May 1Labor Day
May 10Mother's Day
June 17Father's Day
August 4Celebrations of San Salvador
.August 5Celebrations of San Salvador
August 6Celebrations of San Salvador
September 15Independence Day
October 1Children's Day
October 12Ethnic Pride Day
November 2Day of the Dead
December 25Christmas Day (Celebrated Dec. 24th)
El Salvador

Which are the largest cities ?

Listing of the most important and largest cities in the country

1San Salvador540.989
2Santa Ana245.421
4San Miguel218.410
5Santa Tecla164.171
16San Martín72.758