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Flights to Quito

Panoramic view, Quito

Quito, the stunning, historical capital city of Ecuador, could be the destination of choice for you to fulfil all of your holiday desires. Built on the ruins of an ancient Inca city, Quito is packed with incredible architecture and traditions founded on a fascinating past.

Our flights to Quito can bring you to an incredible South American experience, from Quito's elegant Old City boasting beautiful colonial architecture, majestic churches and bustling plazas to visiting 'The Middle of the World' - a monument 45 minutes from Quito, placed on the equator.

On arrival from one of our flights to Quito, you'll step into a whole new world of culture. Book flights to Quito with LAN.com today!

Panoramic view - Quito

Traveling in Quito


Quito, officially known as San Francisco de Quito, was founded in 1534 and today possesses a population of 1.4 million. Located in north central Ecuador and the first city to be named a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Quito blends a stunning mixture of history and culture that enraptures the imagination.

Enjoy a stroll through Quito's breathtaking Old City, where you can view the stunning architecture, visit one of Ecuador's most renowned museums, the Museo del Banco Central, and sample some of the mouth-watering local fare. There's so much to take in within the city of Quito, - including some of the finest handcrafted wares in the country. Visit the Mariscal district to discover a world of artisan goods.

If you're a local handcrafts enthusiast, travel to Otavalo for the famous artisan market. It's just 2.5 hours away from Quito by bus.



Pichincha volcano Quito's cathedral Panoramic view
Pichincha volcano Quito's cathedral Panoramic view

Places of interest in Quito

ARTISAN MARKETS OF QUITO
Artisan markets will astound you with highly-skilled products, such as handmade musical instruments, candles, shoes and silverware. Many artisans have their own workshops in the Quito town centre, where you can visit to place orders.
'THE MIDDLE OF THE WORLD'
45 minutes from Quito, an impressive monument marks the location of the equator and is accompanied by several museums and indigenous music groups. traveling to 'The Middle of the World' is an unforgettable experience that is a big hit with vacationers in Quito.
ARCO DEL REINO
A massive 18th century archway built to provide shelter to churchgoers. Step beneath this impressive Quito monument and cast your mind back to the hoards of folk that used to appreciate its structure.

ITCHIMBIA CULTURAL CENTER
This gorgeous Quito park offers stunning views of the city. Enjoy sunbathing, picnicking and gorgeous panoramic views of Quito from this beautiful location.