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What is the weather like in Colombia?

You can visit Colombia year-round, but rainy seasons usually occur between April and June and between September and November. Due to its tropical climate, the rainy season in Colombia often means brief rainstorms are followed within minutes by beautiful sunshine and blue skies. Similarly, due to...

What types of things are there to see in Colombia?

Colombia is a country full of natural and cultural riches. We invite you to visit www.colombia.travel , our country's official tourism website to learn more. Click the pink link entitled "Plan your trip", follow the instructions, and fill in the required information:Where are you from? Enter your...

Is my driving license valid in Colombia?

According to Article 25 of Law 769 of 2002, driver's licenses issued in another country that are valid and which are used by tourists or individuals in transit on national territory will be considered valid, allowing them to be used to drive legally in Colombia. Therefore it is important that you...

How can I publish my company information in you website's directory?

To publish your company information on the www.colombia.travel site, the country's Official Tourism Site, you must be directly associated with the tourism union and be a tourist services provider (examples include: travel agency, hotel, inn, tour guide, car rental company, and professional...

Where should I exchange foreign currency?

We recommend exchanging dollars and other foreign currencies for pesos at authorized money exchange houses in airports, hotels and banks. You should never exchange currency on the street. We recommend consulting the website of the newspaper Portafolio ( www.portafolio.co/indicadores/monedas ) for...
Specific experiences
Cartagena de Indias International Film Festival   - The city becomes a huge screening room

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Cartagena de Indias International Film Festival

The Cartagena de Indias International Film Festival (FICCI) is held every year in March. This event, which shines a...
Activities

Roberto Meléndez Metropolitan Stadium

The Colombian national football team plays official World Cup qualifying matches in the Roberto Meléndez Metropolitan...
Destinations

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Chocó

The jungle is the unique backdrop of many experiences in Chocó; it entirely surrounds the beach and seems to want to...

Santa Marta

Near the birthplace of Gabriel García Márquez, the father of magical realism, Santa Marta’s beach captivates with...
Cartagena Colombia

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Cartagena de Indias

The historic center enclosed by the walls of Cartagena is the soul of the city that inspired Gabriel García Márquez,...

San Andrés

In the islands, a UNESCO Seaflower Biosphere Reserve, tourists are amazed with the colors of marine life; have fun with...
Medellín - Where spring is eternal

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Medellín

From the mountains that surround the capital of Antioquia you can see how the Medellín River runs parallel to the Metro...

Bogotá

The landscape of Bogotá, marked by the green of the Andes to the east, is spectacularly one-of-a-kind. Apart from the...

Cali

Cali, founded in 1536, can be explored on foot: walk under the shade of trees along the riverbank, admire the...
Armenia  - Armenia, a coffee lover’s dream

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Armenia

Travelers to Armenia can take short trips on scenic roads surrounded by landscapes that abound with coffee and banana...

Pereira

Mountains planted with coffee and bananas; and valleys where bamboos and sugarcane crops are those who come to Pereira...
Manizales - See the volcano from the city

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Manizales

Founded on October 12, 1849 by settlers from Antioquia, Manizales is known for hosting a wide variety of cultural...

Guaduas

Founded for the first time 1572 (it was founded three times) with the title of Villa de Guaduas by Andrés Díaz Venero...

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