The capital offers stimulation every bit as enticing as the country’s highlands and islands.
As one of Panama City’s most vibrant locations, Casco Viejo brings together centuries of culture and history. Crumbling colonial buildings rub shoulders with cathedrals, museums and newer renovations at the World Heritage site.
Meanwhile, shoppers are well-catered for at the district’s colourful markets as they enjoy the cool breeze blowing in from the Gulf of Panama.
(Editor: There’s plenty to see in Panama. Why not take a nap and sleepwalk around El Explorador?)