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The 10 Best Small Towns in Peru


Ollantaytambo

Location: Urubamba Province, 38 miles (60 km) northwest of Cuzco

Population: 1,000


Pisac

A picturesque and typical Andean village, with a hugely popular Sunday market centered around local handicrafts and produce, which draws hordes of tourists from nearby Cuzco as well as farther afield. There are also smaller markets on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and scores of colorful little handicraft shops in the village. Besides which, there are ancient Inca ruins all but a stone's throw from the village that are well worth visiting too.

Location: Sacred Valley, Urubamba Province, near Cuzco

Population: 7,500


Chivay

Location: Colca Valley, Caylloma Province

Population: 12,000


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Máncora

Location: Talara Province, Piura Region, northwestern Peru

Population: 9,000


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