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The Guanaja Island (Bay Islands)
Coral reef, sunken ships and a national park. Guanaja is covered with forest, and about 90 % of the island have been declared National Trust Area. The island is surrounded by several kilometres of coral reef, and several sunken ships are situated in the sea outside of the Guanaja island. The two things make the island a perfect place for diving.
The Roatána Islands (Bay Islands)
100 kilometres of coral reef, white beaches and even more! Roatán is the largest of the three islands, surrounded by more than 100 kilometres of coral reef. This island is paradise for divers, and especially the beaches on the western side of the islands presents a spectacular view with a turquoise coloured ocean, colourful fish, white beaches and coconut palms.
The Utila Island (Bay Islands)
Dive, snorkel and enjoy the wonderful atmosphere Utila is a small, intimate and relaxing island. The inhabitants are very friendly and kind. The landscape is very flat with only one small hill. The island is perfect for a relaxation and to enjoy the friendly atmosphere. Moreover, Utila is the cheapest of the three islands.
The city Comayagua (Comayagua)
Comayagua used to be the capital of Honduras between 1537 and 1880. In the centre of the city you will see an extraordinary, beautiful cathedral dating back to the 16th century. The cathedral has many precious art treasures and has one of the oldest bells of the worlds, built more than 800 years ago. The city is also home of the first university in all of Central America. The university was founded in 1632.
Copán Ruinas (Honduras)
This cosy, timeless village is situated only a few kilometres of the famous Maya Ruins, which constitutes the most popular tourist attraction in this area. Here, you will experience fascinating adventures and ancient histories from the time where the Maya Indians inhabited this area. About one hour from the village you can find hot pools, which are surely worth a visit.
Museo Regional de Arquelogia (Honduras)
Situated in the city centre, this museum has beautiful portraits and other artifacts from the Maya Indians' period. You will see an impressive collection of items, and for people interested in history, this museum is definitely worth a visit.
The Acropolis Temple (Honduras)
Acropolis is a large temple, also part of the Copán Ruins. A long stairway will lead you to the temple and on the way you will see stones carved with several hieroglyphs. The Copán Ruinas is one of the most visited places in Honduras, and a walk in all these ancient ruins is surely an amazing experience.
The El Tigre Island (Honduras)
The El Tigre Island is a small vulcano island, situated in the Gulf of Fonseca. Life on the island is calm and pleasant, and many tourists visit this island to experience the atmosphere and to relax. You will also find some nice beaches on the island, and naturally splendid seafood meals. You may reach the island by boat or ferry.
The Great Plaza (Honduras)
The Great Plaza is part of the Copán Ruins. This large square is the home of ancient tombstones dating back to the Maya Indian period. Pictures and figures have been carved in most of the stones, and the Great Plaza is a very interesting an impressive place to visit.
The Hog Islands (Honduras)
The Hog Islands is a small group of privately owned islands, situated 17 kilometres from the coast of La Ceiba. The islands provide excellent possibilities for diving and snorkelling, as many parts of the coast are surrounded by coral reef. You may rent a boat to go there, and if asking the owner of the island, permission is often given to camp on the island.

Area and city attractions

• Comayagua
• Trujillo

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