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.

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.
Rio Claro offers caving and water activities near Medellin.

Río Claro: Rural refuge

Set among limestone, Río Claro offers tourists caving and exploring the ruins of Escobar’s eccentric Hacienda Napoles.
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.
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.
On the fringes of the Colombian capital, the Chicaque nature reserve allows guests to walk in the permanent cloud forest.

Chicaque: Retreat to the clouds

A 300 hectare park on the outskirts of Bogotá offers guests the opportunity to walk in a cloud forest and admire the unique biodiversity.
With the planned renovation of the haunted hotel Refugio, the Tequendama Falls looks for more visitors.

Tequendama: Forgotten Falls

Tequendama is looking for a comeback. This out of sight attraction near Bogotá is considered one of Colombia's natural wonders.
Race the river Negro near the sugarcane producing town of Tobia in the foothills of Cundinamarca

Sweet adventures in Tobia

From producing fine sugarcane to hosting tourists with adventure sports, Tobia is a sweet escape.
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.
Anapoima, Cundinamarca

Weekenders: Anapoima

Just a short drive outside of Bogotá, the town of Anapoima offers a perfect climate and plenty of places to relax.
Rafting in Huila, Colombia

San Agustín and so much more

The Huila department offers archaeological wonders, thrilling river rapids and stunning natural scenery.
Ruana made in Nobsa, Boyacá

Made in Nobsa

Nobsa, Boyacá hosts an annual International Ruana Day to celebrate the traditional Muisca garment.
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.
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.
El Tren de la Sabana de Bogotá

Riding the ‘Zipa’ train

Take the Turistren to the town of Zipaquirá for a relaxed and unique trip through the Sabana de Bogotá by train.
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.
Lengerke's trail through Colombia

On Lengerke’s trail

A walker's paradise, Guane offers visitors the chance to retrace the steps German explorer Geo von Lengerke.