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Piura

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Piura [1] is the capital city of the region of Piura in Peru.

Get in

National buses run along the Panamerican Highway from Lima to Tumbes & some to the frontier with Ecuador. Ormeño [2] (Lima to Guayaquil daily & Quito weekly), & Transportes Loja (Piura to Loja 3 times daily), have international buses to Ecuador.

Get around

If you enjoy beaches, you have to visit Mancora, Colán, Yacila, Punta Sal,Organos and Nunura (for surfers).

If you want to eat traditional food, you can visit Catacaos city or Sullana city, both have great restaurants. In Piura you can visit El Caracol azul restaurant, La Santitos or Manos Morenas restaurant.

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Sleep

Hostal San Jose (bookable online, around S/25), Hostal America (expensive @ S/55 a night). Both seem acceptable but other than this accommodation is very scarce. (prices Jun2007)

Get out

Transportes Linea [3] and Oltursa [4] have frequent buses to Chiclayo, Trujillo & Lima.

There are frequent combis north to Mancora.



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