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.

Huila: A lesser-known secret of southern Colombia

Once shunned on the tourism map for its proximity to conflict zones, the department of Huila has plenty to offer visitors, including the world famous park of San Agustín, and plenty of achiras

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"

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

Pueblito Boyacense: All of Boyacá in one day

An eccentric version of all of Boyacá condensed into a single town makes for a quirky destination for tourists.

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.

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

Sutatausa: Town of heart and coal

Two hours northeast of Bogotá, visitors can step back in time to an age of coal and makeshift mines. The small town of Tausa now wants to reel-in tourists.
Honda, Tolima, Colombia

Honda: Colonial gateway to the Magdalena

Along the Magdalena River, the stone streets of Honda take visitors back to the Colonial era and beyond.
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.

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.

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.

Sandoná: A jewel in Nariño

Sandoná is a hidden gem in the Nariño highlands and a must-see town close to the Galeras volcano.
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.

Tibasosa in Boyacá set to host its yearly Feijoa Festival

If traveling the backwaters of Boyacá don’t miss Tibasosa's feijoa festival, which celebrates this small green fruit.
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.
Chaguaní celebrates singleness each May during the Festival del Soltero.

Be single and mingle at Chaguaní’s Festival del Soltero

For three days each year everyone in the Colombian town of Chaguaní gets to be single again as part of the Festival del Soltero cultural celebration.

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