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Cuenca overview

Cuenca is a friendly place, distinct for its cultural and historical sites, and known for its ruins and cathedrals. You're sure to find the cafe and dining options to your liking. Visitors can plan a fun excursion to San Francisco Plaza Market and Plaza Rotary Market. Visit local attractions like El Cajas National Park and Museum of Modern Art. Whatever you're into, Cuenca has something for you.

Where to stay in Cuenca

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Cuenca has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Cuenca with Hotels.com by checking our online maps. These display the areas and neighbourhoods around all Cuenca hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Cuenca hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Cuenca

Fly in to Cuenca (CUE-Mariscal Lamar), 16.6 mi (26.7 km) from central Cuenca. Guayaquil (GYE-Jose Joaquin de Olmedo Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 67.4 mi (108.5 km) away.

What to see around Cuenca

Fun activities in the area include these attractions:
  • • San Francisco Plaza Market
  • • Plaza Rotary Market
  • • Gualaceo Market
The area's local highlights include its museums and places like:
  • • Museum of Modern Art
  • • Museum of Extreme Art
  • • Casa de los Arcos Art Museum
  • • Sombrero Museum
  • • Museum of Metals
Memorable for its cathedral, historical sites, ruins and these top landmarks to visit:
  • • San Cenaculo Church
  • • Church of Santo Domingo
  • • Convent of the Assumption
  • • Mirador de Turi
  • • New Cathedral of Cuenca
Here are some favourite choices:
  • • El Cajas National Park
  • • San Sebastian Plaza
  • • University of Cuenca's Orchid Garden
  • • Calderon Park
  • • Cuenca Municipal Planetarium

When to visit Cuenca

Curious about when the best time to visit is? Here are the seasonal trends to help with your planning:

Seasonal temperatures
  • January-March: 31°C day, 22°C night
  • April-June: 31°C day, 20°C night
  • July-September: 30°C day, 19°C night
  • October-December: 32°C day, 20°C night
Seasonal average rainfall
  • January-March: 483 cm
  • April-June: 232 cm
  • July-September: 93 cm
  • October-December: 288 cm