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.

Ruana made in Nobsa, Boyacá

Made in Nobsa

Nobsa, Boyacá hosts an annual International Ruana Day to celebrate the traditional Muisca garment.

A hike to the peak of the Santa Isabel glacier is a race against...

A hike to the summit of Santa Isabel in Los Nevados National Park is a chance to reflect on the impact of global warming on our glaciers.

San Antonio de Pereira: The “sweetest” town in Antioquia’s Oriente

Some towns in the Oriente Antioqueño are sweeter than others, such as San Antonio de Pereira with its culture of everything "dulce"
The main cathedral in Manizales, Colombia

Beyond coffee in Caldas

Oliver Harvey tours wind-swept Manizales and what just might be Colombia’s coffee central, Chinchiná.
Salamina weaver in Colombia

The weaver of Salamina

When the mills moved away from Salamina, Ester Chiliguano stayed to teach new students and keep the weaving tradition alive.

Boyacá backwaters

One of the greenest of all departments in Colombia - Boyacá - offers a varied agenda for tourists.

Buga: Town caught in a spiral of time

This town known for its miracles and imposing Basilica also offers tourists a chance to step back in time to ages of architectural splendour.

On the trail of volcano tourism in Colombia

Volcanoes are very visible when traveling through most of central Colombia and even though some remain dormant, hikers can climb up to the crater of the active Nevado del Ruíz
With its colonial hotels and hot thermal springs Paipa is a getaway in the heart of Boyaca.

Paipa: Hot springs for summer

Often overshadowed by the serene and colonial Villa de Leyva, Paipa is a nearby destination known for its hot healing springs and cold highland lake.
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.
Girardot is one of Colombia's most visited resort towns.

Heat of the moments

Melgar and Girardot thrive on low cost tourism. With high temperatures, the fun is staying cool by a pool.
El Nevado de Ibague by Edgar Jimenez

The hills are alive

Ibagué is Colombia's music capital. It's also a laid-back town with gorgeous nature, tasty cuisine and perfect weather.

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.
Rafting in Huila, Colombia

San Agustín and so much more

The Huila department offers archaeological wonders, thrilling river rapids and stunning natural scenery.

Between Earth and Sky: A guide to adventure travel in San Gil

San Gil is the adventure capital of Colombia and gateway to a region of stunning landscapes and agro-tourism.
A beautiful town in Santander offers visitors interesting shopping options.

Adventure shopping in Barichara

From bottles of frothy sabajón to hand-rolled cigars, Barichara on a weekend offers tourists plenty of adventure shopping. Don't miss out on our tips.