Carúpano, Peninsula de Paria
Estado Sucre, entry to nature and adventure
In the north-east of the state, "Sucre", between the peninsula of Araya and Paria, is the city Carupano.
Carupano is a serene little town that once had a great importance because of the harbor, where the coffee and cocoa were taken away by the boatloads.
Here came also the first submarine cables from Europe. In the cable house of Carúpano it can be well seen how the old town was the beginning of the telephone cables to Marseille.
It is an ideal base for exploring the Paria Peninsula and the Guácharo Cave.
The Carnival of Carupano is known as one of the happiest in Venezuela, because of the variety of moves, the number of colors, the nightlife, and the sympathy of the people. At Carnival time multiplies the population of Carúpano, usually of 200,000 inhabitants become to 1 million people. Party time.
An ideal base for exploring the entire East; everything is close and Carupano itself has beautiful beaches: Playa Copey, Playa Copacabana, Playa Patilla, Playa los Uveros, and Playa Manzanillo; just to mention a few.