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.

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.
Chamba pottery in Colombia's Magdalena region

It’s a ‘Chamba’

The town of La Chamba is home to Colombia's emblematic black earthenware, handmade and polished by locals.
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.
Rafting in Huila, Colombia

San Agustín and so much more

The Huila department offers archaeological wonders, thrilling river rapids and stunning natural scenery.
The picturesque pueblo of Jericó in Antioquia is becoming a tourist attraction after the canonization of Mother Laura.

Jericó calling

The recent canonization of Mother Laura, Colombia’s first native-born saint, puts Jericó on the global stage.
Graffiti in Medellín

Medellín’s revival: Ciudad del Río

An aggressive urban renewal project in Medellín is transforming a derelict district into a lively and creative hub for art and gastronomy.

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.

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.
The capital of Boyacá is steeped in colonialism.

Gunpowder and colonial churches

Tunja may not get the attention it deserves, but with colonialism on every curb, the capital of Boyacá has its share of history and gastronomic curiosities.

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.

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.
Houses and shops in Salento, Colombia

Seduced by Salento

Gateway to one of Colombia’s most beautiful valleys, the Valle de Cocora, is Salento: a picture perfect colonial town.
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.
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.

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.
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.