Venezuela: City Breaks

South America's Hidden Gem

For intrepid travellers looking to find a modern, buzzing, cultural metropolis in Latin America then they may want to consider Caracas. Due to Venezuela’s oil-wealth, Caracas has become a major economic centre in Latin America. This wealth is evident in the modern skyscrapers that crowd the city’s financial district. The city’s prosperity has allowed it to become culturally rich, as evidenced by its performing arts as well its art museums and galleries. The city has also managed to preserve many of its most important historic buildings, which are contained in the El Capitolio area. The good news is that most business travellers leave city on the weekend, leaving the hotels available to those looking for a short city break holiday in Caracas. Many of the capital’s more important historic sights and museums can see seen in just a day or two, which means you could easily holiday in Caracas for just a long weekend break.