Andes

The Andes stretch across central Colombia and encompass the country’s most populous cities. With an incredible biodiversity ranging from high-altitude páramos to the temperate rolling hills of Medellin and the Coffee Region, the Colombian Andes offer something for everyone.

Río La Miel

Escape for a weekend on Río La Miel, the ‘Honey River’

Río La Miel, not far from urban centers but a world away, offers an unspoiled natural paradise striving to leave behind a troubled past.
An hour from the capital, La Chorrera is Colombia's highest known waterfall.

La Chorrera: A waterfall to remember

An easy day trip from Bogotá, La Chorrera offers hiking and the chance to marvel at the country's highest known waterfall.

Paisaje Cultural Cafetero: Wax palms with Colombia coffee

Colombia’s coffee region was inscribed on the UN World Heritage List for its natural beauty, Antioquian architecture, traditional craftmanship - and of course - famous beans.

Honda: A “City of Bridges” in 48 hours

Set in the breathtaking river valley of the Magdalena, Honda preserves its colonial charm and its historic buildings recall an age of maritime grandeur.

Insider’s guide to Villa de Leyva

Hemmed-in by orchards and olive groves, the colonial enclave of Villa de Leyva remains one of Colombia's must see destinations.
Filandia, Quindio by Triangulo del Cafe Travel

Filandia of the Andes

In the heart of Colombia's coffee region, Filandia offers picture-perfect scenery, affordability and a laid-back lifestyle.

Villa de Leyva: Close to the capital, far from modern day

As one of the most emblematic colonial towns in all of Latin America, Villa de Leyva is a must-take trip into Colombia’s past.
A train once connected Apulo to Bogotá.

Apulo: The other sun-soaked getaway for Bogotá residents

For decades, Apulo has offered a sun-soaked, hot-country getaway for residents of Colombia's capital tired of the cold and rain.

Medellín: Where Botero bold meets plenty of beautiful

Colombia’s second largest city is constantly innovating and hosting important events. This month, Colombiamoda, brings out the best in fashion ahead of next month’s flower festival
August is the month of wind with the kite festival in Villa de Leyva.

Running with kites

August is the month of kites and a spectacle in one of this country’s most attractive destinations, Villa de Leyva.
Children play excavate near Villa de Leyva, Boyacá.

On the Dino trail in Villa de Leyva

Every generation rediscovers its dinosaur past. In Colombia there are paleontological sites scattered across Tolima, Santander and Boyacá.

Discovering a “Creative Territory” in the Alto Ricaurte of Boyacá

Villa de Leyva is reviving its Muisca heritage and colonial past through storytelling, performance and ancestral foods. Want a taste of history?
Socorro, Colombia

Socorro: small town, big history

One of Santander's lesser known destinations, Socorro boasts small town charm and a critical role in Colombian history.

Girardot: The town that rails and rumba built

Girardot’s strategic location on the Magdalena River has historically attracted commerce. The city is home to the annual Tourism Pageant that celebrates regional diversity.

Saddling up for Colombia’s majestic Chicamocha Canyon

The Chicamocha Canyon is an endurance test for cyclists. But, the reward is in the breathtaking scenery of Santander.

Guadalupe and Colombia’s other rainbow river

A devout town in Santander is promoting its own "rainbow river" to visitors and claims it's equally as beautiful as Cano Cristales.