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.

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.

Sandoná: A jewel in Nariño

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

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.
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.

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

Guatapé: Rock of ages

Old mule tracks and a giant basalt rock are some of the attractions of Guatapé, Antioquia.
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.
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.
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.