Sarchi Artisan Village

Starting at
$49.99 / Adult (ages 13 and over)
$39.99 / Child (ages 12 and under)
Puntarenas Costa Rica
Easy Activity Level
No Minimum Age
Snack Only
4.75 hours

Details

Sarchi is the birthplace of Costa Rica’s finest craftsmanship.  It is here where you will find unique multicolored wood creations and traditional hand painted oxcarts including the largest oxcart ever built in display at the Main Square. You will also visit the same factory that created it.  Sit back and enjoy Costa Rica's mountainous landscape as you drive past sugar cane fields, coffee plantations and picturesque towns like Grecia where you can take a stroll through the park and photograph its unique, 19th century Gothic-style church made entirely of metal.

In this excursion you will:
Visit the scenic Sarchi Village which is considered the home of Costa Rica's best wooden craftsmanship and artisan town. You will have a photo stop at the largest Oxcart ever built which is permanently displayed at the Sarchi Central Park. Visit the factory that created the large oxcart that still propels most of their machinery by a large water wheel. Observe an expert craftsmen hand painting oxcarts just like their ancestors did. See a variety of wood creations crafted on-site. Enjoy tropical fruit samples and natural refreshments at the Eloy Alfaro Oxcart Factory. Take a stroll through Grecia Central Park and photograph its unique 19th century Gothic style church made entirely of metal.

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Notes

  • Tour sequence may vary.
  • The journey to/from Sarchi is approximately 90 minutes each way.
  • This a relaxing sightseeing tour of the rural Costa Rica.