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Flights to Maracay

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Book flights to Maracay

Maracay, nicknamed "Ciudad Jardín" (Garden City), is the capital of Venezuela's Aragua state. Located in north-central Venezuela near the Caribbean coast, Maracay offers a blend of urban and natural attractions. The city is known for its parks and gardens, most notably Parque Nacional Henri Pittier, Venezuela's oldest national park. Maracay is a good base for exploring nearby colonial towns like Choroní and coastal areas. The best time to visit Maracay is during the dry season, from November to April. During this time, you can expect sunny skies and mild temperatures. Be sure to pack comfortable shoes for exploring the city's many parks and gardens!

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Airports near Maracay

Reach Maracay your way. You can easily travel to Maracay using any of these 4 airports.

Simón Bolívar International Airport

Approximately 100 kilometres (62 miles) northeast of Maracay, this is the closest international airport. It offers a wide range of domestic and international flights.


Arturo Michelena International Airport

Located around 60 kilometres (37 miles) west of Maracay, this regional airport serves as a convenient option for domestic flights within Venezuela.


Las Piedras Airport

Situated approximately 150 kilometres (93 miles) southeast of Maracay, this regional airport offers limited domestic flights. Connecting flights may be required to reach Maracay.


Simón Bolívar International Airport

If you are travelling from abroad, this international airport in Colombia is an option. It is around 400 kilometres (249 miles) northwest of Maracay and would require a connecting flight to a local airport in Venezuela.

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Things to do in Maracay

With a wide variety of attractions in Maracay, we've narrowed it down to our top 3 selections to make your planning easier:

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Explore Henri Pittier National Park

Escape the city and enter a hiker's paradise. Henri Pittier National Park, the oldest national park in Venezuela, offers stunning scenery with diverse plant and animal life. Hike through lush rainforests, cool off under cascading waterfalls, or spot over 500 species of birds. The park is a short drive from Maracay, making it a perfect day trip for nature lovers.

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Maracay Cathedral

For a taste of Venezuelan culture and history, head to the Maracay Cathedral. This beautiful cathedral, built in the 18th century, is a classic example of baroque architecture. Step inside to admire the intricate stained-glass windows, or simply relax in the peaceful atmosphere of the plaza.

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Take a day trip to the coast

Relax on the pristine beaches of Choroní, a short drive from Maracay. This charming town offers a laid-back atmosphere and stunning natural beauty. Spend your day swimming in the crystal-clear waters, soaking up the sun on the beach, or exploring the nearby coral reefs.

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