David Panama

Western Panama
Province of Chiriqui

David Panama

David is the third largest city in Panama and the capital of the Chiriqui Province. Located only 45 minutes away from Paso Canoas, the border of Costa Rica. In the center of town you will find El Parque Cervantes known for its impressive statue of Miguel de Cervantes, the Spanish author of the famous novel, Don Quixote. This park is a great place to relax and enjoy the local culture, as it is often used for outdoor concerts and festivals.

Things to do in David Panama

Museo de Historia de David
The Museo de Historia de David is a small museum that showcases the history and culture of the town. The museum has exhibits that date back to pre-Columbian times, as well as displays that highlight the colonial period and the town’s development over time.

Explore the Chiriqui Highlands
The Chiriqui Highlands are a group of mountains located near David. Visitors can go hiking or horseback riding to explore the region’s stunning natural beauty. The highlands are also home to several small towns, where visitors can learn about the local culture and try traditional foods.

David is a great place for bird watchers, as it is home to a wide variety of species. The town is surrounded by lush forests and is located near several national parks, making it an ideal location for spotting rare and beautiful birds.

David tours to other destinations nearby

Parque Nacional Marino Golfo de Chiriqui
This national park is located off the coast of David. The park is known for its beautiful beaches and diverse marine life. Visitors can go snorkeling or scuba diving to see colorful coral reefs, sea turtles, and schools of tropical fish.

Location and Map

From Panama City  to David you can take a flight. The Aeropuerto Enrique Malek (DAV) is about 4.8 kms (3 miles) from the city center and is serviced by Air Panama with flights to and from Panama City, Bocas del Toro, and even San Jose, Costa Rica.

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