Concepcion de La Vega or simply La Vega is tagged as the heart of the Central Dominican Republic. The city is situated in the province of de la Vega and considered as the largest city in the whole province. The city is also known for its beer known as cerbeza Vegana. The country's famous brewery Cerveceria Vegana is located in the city.
However the city's main attraction is the basketball tournament called Torneo Superior de Baloncesto de La Vega. During the months of October to December, basketball fans from different parts of country including those from other countries come and witness the action-filled basketball games held in city's sports arena and cheer for their favorite teams.
During the month of September, Dominican Book Fair is held in the city bringing book enthusiasts and all types of literary editors in the city. Cheap flights to Concepcion de La Vega are usually tied-up to this particular book fair celebration. Different book booths within the city's center sell different kinds of books and other literary materials written by illustrious Dominican and Central American writers. If you are into collecting masterpieces you might find here the piece that will complete your collections. Buying directly from editors and publishers will give you some savings.
If you are stationed in some hotels in Concepcion de La Vega especially those near Plaza Duarte, you will enjoy a walking tour on Juan Bosoch where the famous building Juan Bosoch is located and from here it will only take a few minutes’ walk to Padre Fantino Park, the city halls and the Immaculada Concepcion school for girls. There is also the Catedral de La Vega offering some glimpses of the religious and spiritual sides of the city.
El Ponton Field serves domestic and cheap flights to Concepcion de La Vega. You can reach the airport by taking the bus that serves city's routes daily. You can also take the carrios publicos if you dare to travel in compact and uncomfortable cars. The nearest international airport also serving cheap flights to Concepcion de La Vaga is Cibao International Airport.
Concepcion de la Vega is a quiet agricultural city that takes pride in its coffee, tobacco, rice and cacao products. The people are warm and very generous. If you’re lucky to win their fancy, you’ll go home taking a bunch of their harvest for free.