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.

Lagos de Menegua, near Villavicencio.

Honeymoon for six

Puerto López might not be your typical romantic getaway, but then there’s a place for everyone in Colombia.

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.
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.
Ruana made in Nobsa, Boyacá

Made in Nobsa

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

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.
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.
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.
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.
The holiday season offers visitors the chance to enjoy Villa de Leyva.

Villa de Leyva “extreme”

Heading to Villa de Leyva? Catch an ancient music festival and an endurance BMX race by Andes Epic.

Sandoná: A jewel in Nariño

Sandoná is a hidden gem in the Nariño highlands and a must-see town close to the Galeras volcano.
Flying tandem over the sabana de Bogotá.

Sailing Sopó wind

Get swept off your feet paragliding in the high Andean wind and an easy escape from the Bogotá rush.
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.
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.
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.

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
Rafting in Huila, Colombia

San Agustín and so much more

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

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