Temples, pyramids and cities of mud that survive inclement weather: Chan Chan, Huaca del Sol y la Luna, el Brujo are some of the most remarkable destinations in the province of La Libertad. It offers exquisite colonial architecture in the beautiful mansions that line its streets, living culture with deeply-rooted customs like fishing on Caballitos de Tortora (the traditional reed rafts of the northern coast), and renowned beaches that attract surfers from around the world.
It is the birthplace of the seductive "marinera", the national dance of Peru. La Libertad, the very picture of ancient nobility.
Location: North coast of Peru, beaches, fertile valleys, mountains and jungle.
Size: 25,962 Km2 (10,024 sq. miles)