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The most beautiful places around Lake Atitlan

The best of Atitlan

Petr Liška
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The most beautiful places around Lake Atitlan
Inserted: 10.02.2023
Author: Petr Liška © gigaplaces.com
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Lake Atitlan and its surroundings are rightfully among the most visited places in Guatemala. You will certainly be captivated by the surrounding landscape with many massive volcanoes, picturesque towns with colorful markets and striking villages on the shores of the lake. Let's take a look at the most beautiful places at Lake Atitlan

1.
Atitlan Lake

The deepest lake in Central America

Rating:
| Altitude: 1 558 m / 5 112 ft

Lake Atitlan (1 558 m asl) is a real gem not only in Guatemala but throughout Central America. Caldera of… continue reading

2.
Downtown San Pedro

The most beautiful town on Lake Atitlan

Altitude: 1 592 m / 5 223 ft

The center of San Pedro is around a small square with a picturesque church. The roads to both ports also… continue reading

3.
Volcano San Pedro

Queen of Atitlan

Rating:
| Altitude: 3 020 m / 9 908 ft

Lush vegetation-covered cone of volcano San Pedro rises directly from the shores of fabled Guatemala Lake… continue reading

4.
Cerro Kaqasiiwaan Mirador

Beautiful view of Lake Atitlan

Altitude: 1 989 m / 6 526 ft

Just beyond San Juan is a beautiful green mountain ridge, but it is only the remnant of a gigantic volcano,… continue reading

5.
Volcano Atitlán

The highest volcano at Lake Atitlan

Rating:
| Altitude: 3 535 m / 11 598 ft

Atitlan volcano (3 535 m asl) is indeed the highest mountain in the vicinity of Lake Atitlán, but thanks to a… continue reading

6.
Bay of Atitlán

A city between two volcanoes

Altitude: 1 577 m / 5 174 ft

Another of the nice views is of the narrow mouth of the bay indented on the horizon by the remains of the… continue reading

7.
Volcano Tolimán

Lackluster summit

Rating:
| Altitude: 3 158 m / 10 361 ft

Volcano Tolimán (3 158 m asl) is with its two faint peaks the least nice mountain around Lake Atitlan. In… continue reading

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