El espíritu de Los Andes flota en esta región

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Región Andina

El espíritu de Los Andes flota en esta región

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Valles y cerros en la Región Andina

En esta zona de Colombia se aprecia una diversidad cultural que encanta a los viajeros con su música y su gastronomía. Aquí los ojos encuentran descanso en una amplia variedad de tonos de verde. 

Cultura
Cultura

La cultura cafetera de las montañas de Caldas, Risaralda, Quindío, Antioquia y Santander; y las vestimentas que van desde la ruana que cubre del frío hasta el sombrero de Aguadas marcan la región.

Visitar las haciendas cafeteras.
Música
Música

En esta zona que abarca departamentos como Antioquia, Tolima, Valle del Cauca y Boyacá se oyen y se bailan rumba carranguera, pasillo, bambuco, guabina, sanjuanero y rajaleña, entre otros.   

La salsa es es un ritmo que te invade cuándo vienes a Colombia.
Gastronomía
Gastronomía

Entre el plato montañero con sus fríjoles y el ajiaco santafereño que tiene guascas (una planta que se usa en su cocción) se extiende un menú que incluye tamales, envueltos de maíz, lechona y mucho más.

Mezcla de Sabores en los platos Antioqueños.

Destinations in the region

Jericó

With the May 2013 canonization of Mother Laura Montoya Upegui, who was born in Jericó in 1874, the name of this town in...

Guaduas

In Guaduas, 71 miles northwest of Bogota, you can follow in the footsteps of Policarpa Salavarrieta, a local heroine...

Girón

Girón, a town that belongs to the Tourist Network of Colombian Heritage Towns, is found 5.5 miles south of Bucaramanga...

Salamina

Located on top of a hill with steep streets, Salamina, declared a National Monument in 1982, looks in the distance like...

Pereira

Founded on August 30, 1863, Pereira is part of the territory in 2011 UNESCO declared World Heritage Site: the Coffee...

Monguí

As you travel through the rolling landscape of Boyaca, with its fields of potatoes, peas, beans and carrots you will...
Aguadas    - Aguadas, coffee at high altitude

Photo by: Viceministerio de Turismo de Colombia

Aguadas

Aguadas, 78 miles north of Manizales, welcomes travelers with fields of coffee, banana, and sugarcane. This town in the...
jardin colombia

Photo by: Jaime Henao, Concurso Revela

El Jardín

The name of El Jardín, a municipality located 83 miles southwest of Medellín in the department of Antioquia, is very...

Honda

The territory where the Honda is located was discovered in 1539 by the expeditionaries commanded by Gonzalo Jiménez de...
Socorro, Colombia

Foto por: Archivo fotográfico Pueblos Patrimonio

Socorro

To understand how the first steps towards the Independence of the Republic were taken, you must visit Socorro, a...
Santa fe de Antioquia - The soul of Antioquia

Photo by: Viceministerio de Turismo de Colombia

Santa fe de Antioquia

Built between 1887 and 1895, the wooden Western Bridge, which is suspended over the Cauca River, welcomes visitors to...
La Playa de Belén  - A living nativity scene.

Photo by: Filiberto Pinzón - Pueblos Patrimonio

La Playa de Belén

Located 200 km north-west of Cúcuta, Bethlehem Beach with an average temperature of 21°C, is part of the Colombian...

Barichara

Photo by: Carlos Espejo In the center of Santander, travelers can experience complementary activities. On the one hand...
Catedral de sal de zipaquirá

Photo by: ProColombia

Zipaquirá

The territory now occupied by Zipaquirá, a city where Gabriel García Márquez went to school, was an important centre of...
Manizales - See the volcano from the city

Photo by: ProColombia

Manizales

Coffee, a product from Africa that came to this region of central Colombia in the early twentieth century and spread...

Bucaramanga

Founded on December 22 of 1622 in a plateau of the Oriental mountain range, a place where the Guane tribe was settled...

Bogotá

photo by: Eduardo Zárate Bogotá is the capital and largest city in Colombia. A melting pot of people from around the...
San Agustín, Colombia

Photo by: ProColombia

San Agustín

One of the greatest mysteries of ancient civilizations can be seen in the Archaeological Park of San Agustin, on the...

Villa de Leyva

Photo by: Manuel Villafañe Streets paved in stone and white walls greet travellers arriving in Villa de Leyva a town in...
Armenia  - Armenia, a coffee lover’s dream

Photo by: Viceministerio de Turismo de Colombia

Armenia

Armenia, the capital of the Department of Quindío, is a good jumping off point to explore a territory that UNESCO...

Medellín

Photo by: Iván Erre Jota Medellín, capital of Antioquia department, has a pleasant climate of around 24°C; offers...