Panama City celebrates its 500th anniversary this year with Panama 500, and to mark the occasion the cosmopolitan city has created a colourful calendar of activities such as music festivals, unique exhibitions, educational workshops and culinary events, to pay tribute to its modern yet historic culture.

Visit the vibrant metropolis for six nights, discover the picturesque mountains of Boquete, and experience the cool Caribbean vibes of Bocas Del Toro. Highlights of Panama costs from £2,865 pp (two sharing), including flights (Heathrow), transfers, twelve nights’ B&B, some meals and excursions.

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