Experiences

in Constanza

 
 
Near Santo Cerro, discover the archeological ruins of the original town Christopher Columbus founded in 1494, classified as a national park. Archaeologists continue to study the excavated foundations of the old city once prosperous between 1505 and 1510.
Family-Friendly, Iconic Sights, National Parks + Protected Areas
This pyramid-shaped monument sits at an altitude of around 2,300 meters (7,500 feet). Spanish artisans carved the two cone-shaped structures as a symbol of their gratitude for the completion of the San José de Ocoa-Constanza road in 1958.
Ecotourism, Family-Friendly, Iconic Sights
If you’re looking for the most spectacular view over Constanza, make your way up to this 15-meter (48-foot) high monument near town. This hand sculpted statue of Christ the Redeemer was designed by Dominican sculptor Ramon Osorio in 2011.
Family-Friendly, Iconic Sights
Ride your way around Constanza’s scenic valleys, vegetable fields, and narrow town roads. The entire area was made for cycling adventures. Wind your way around various vegetable plantations.
Mountain Biking
Agua Blancas waterfall, one of the highest altitude cascades in the Caribbean, tumbles 83 meters (272 feet), splattering into a large and cold jade pool hugged by a terrain blanketed in tall pine and green ebony trees. Footbridges and a wooden platform allow you observe the falls from a near distance, and you can step down closer to its lower pools.
Bird Watching, Ecotourism, Family-Friendly, Mountain Biking, Waterfalls
Santo Cerro is one of the holiest sites in the country, home to the church Santuario Nuestra Señora de las Mercedes and site of an annual pilgrimage on September 24, when Dominicans from around the country flock here to pay tribute to the nation’s patron saint.
Family-Friendly, Iconic Sights
The trail passes over a small canyon, and takes you through a savannah of “pajón”–a spiky bush sitting near the foot of pine trees. You will spot numerous bird species on your walk, from the Hispaniolan Parrot to the Hispaniolan Emerald hummingbird, among many others.
Family-Friendly, Hiking
Go on a nature walk inside the thick forests of Valle Nuevo National Park–with over 500 species of flora, and an abundance of birds, reptiles, amphibians, and butterflies. This trail leads you on an easy hike through a fern forest, where you will spot a great variety of ferns and terrestrial orchids.
Family-Friendly, Hiking
Constanza’s beautiful fields of strawberries and vegetables translate into a variety of edible souvenirs. Pick up some strawberry or guava liqueurs and marmalades, and take away locally made sweets. Stroll downtown for the more typical souvenir trinkets.
Family-Friendly, Shopping
Go paragliding in tandem with expert guides and enjoy the majestic views over Constanza town, its plantations, and valleys from the sky. You’ll quickly see why this area of the country is called “the Switzerland of the Caribbean.”
Paragliding
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