Acarigua trip planner
Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free
Acarigua founded as San Miguel de Acarigua is a city in northwestern Venezuela, in the northern part of the state of Portuguesa. Formerly the state capital, it is a major commercial center for the northern Llanos region of South America. It is contiguous with the neighboring city of Araure.DemographicsThe city's population was 116,551 in 1990 and was estimated at 208,495 in 2008.ReligionIts Cathedral Catedral de Nuestra Señora de la Corteza is the episcopal see of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Acarigua–Araure.EcologyFaunaThe Thysania agrippina is one of the world's largest moths, with wings 32cm in size.FloraThe Saman or Samanea saman is the most widespread tree throughout the city.Protected areas Parque Musiu Carmelo Parque Mittar Nakichenovich Balneario Sabanetica Balneario el Mamón Parque Curpa, popularly known as José Antonio Páez Park.MediaAcarigua is home to 3 regional newspapers, and the community TV station Siguaraya TV.TransportAcarigua is served by the Oswaldo Guevara Mujica Airport.SportsIt is home to Portuguesa FC, whose home stadium is the Estadio General José Antonio Paez. Acarigua is in Central-Western Region. Make your own Acarigua vacation itinerary, with a little help from those that know the place like the back of their hands, by using our Venezuela day trip site.
Create a full itinerary — for free!
Plan your trip to Acarigua
Get a personalized planA complete day-by-day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your plan. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels
and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
Popular things to do in Acarigua
Side trips from Acarigua
Places to visit with Acarigua
Recently planned trips to Central-Western Region
15 days in Venezuela BY A USER FROM ARGENTINA October, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 57 days in Venezuela BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, popular sights PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Venezuela BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: February, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Venezuela BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Venezuela BY A USER FROM CANADA March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Barquisimeto BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, popular sights PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium