RUTA PUEBLOS BLANCOS
SAN JUAN DE ORIENTE – CATARINA –
NIQUINOHOMO – MASATEPE
This route is focused on 4 villages characteristic of the area.
In Catarina you can visit the viewpoint and enjoy a nice view of Lago de Apoyo or a horse ride around the lagoon.
If what you are looking to buy the best and most original handmade ceramics of the region, San Juan Oriente is the perfect place for this.
WHAT TO VISIT?
- Catarina Balcony
- Birthplace of Augusto C. Sandino
Niquinohomo is the birthplace of Augusto C. Sandino and you can visit his museum here. Sandino is the most famous of the heroes of Nicaragua. He was well known and had a large number of sympathizers in the US. During the years 1925-1934 when Sandino was fighting against the US Marines. Which occupy Nicaragua.
Masatepe is known for the production and sale of wooden furniture and for its mondongo soup. This soup is a traditional Nicaraguan dish and is the best in this area.