The town of Pisac (Pisaq in the native Quechua language) lies 32 km, approx. 40 minutes from Cusco, in the Sacred Valley of the Incas right along the Río Vilcanota also known as the Urubamba River. The town itself hosts a famous market frequented by most visitors to the Sacred Valley on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday mornings, selling hand-painted ceramics and other handicrafts, as well as fruit and vegetables on Sundays.
The other main attraction in Pisac are the stunning Pisac Ruins which, perched atop a peak overlooking the town of Pisac stretch for 7km making for a nice morning of sightseeing with stunning views of the surrounding Andes mountains. Enjoy browsing our Pisac Travel Guide with all the information you need to plan a great visit to Pisac!