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Culture

Meet Colombia before traveling
Events

Colombian National Pasillo Festival

Tiple, guitar, and mandolin sound with intensity every year in mid-August, during the National Pasillo Festival. This...
 Colombian Andean and Sacred Music Festival - Good grades in San Gil

Colombian Andean and Sacred Music Festival

Every year during Easter, the town of San Gil (20 minutes south of Barichara) hosts the Colombian Andean and Sacred...

Photo by: Mauricio Ojeta Tovar / Viceministerio de Turismo de Colombia

Colombian Folklore Festival

One of the most important festivals in the Department of Tolima is the Colombian Folklore Festival, which is held every...
Activities

Roberto Meléndez Metropolitan Stadium

The Colombian national football team plays official World Cup qualifying matches in the Roberto Meléndez Metropolitan...
Colombian National Pasillo Festival - Aguadas

Colombian National Pasillo Festival

Tiple, guitar, and mandolin sound with intensity every year in mid-August, during the National Pasillo Festival. This...
FAQ

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

How much is the airport tax?

We wish to inform you that as of January 15, 2012 the airport tax is US$35.00 (Thirty-five US dollars), which may be paid in US dollars or Colombian pesos. The value in Colombian pesos is adjusted every 15 days, on the 14th and the 28th of each month, according to the daily exchange rate. At this...
Specific experiences
Cartagena de Indias International Film Festival   - The city becomes a huge screening room

Photo by: PROCOLOMBIA

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...
Destinations
Aguadas    - Aguadas, coffee at high altitude

Photo by: Viceministerio de Turismo de Colombia

Aguadas

The Aguadas Township, founded on July 5, 1808, nestles in the mountains like a cradle over its steep roads. Unique...
Ciénaga   - Colombian Caribbean Heritage

Photo by: Fausto Giaccone / Viceministerio de Turismo de Colombia

Ciénaga

Ciénaga was an indigenous village when it was catechized by Fray Tomás Ortiz in 1529. Since then it has been...
General experiences

Photo by: Procolombia

Sailing

With coastal regions on two different oceans, Colombia is geographically privileged. Its ports are excellent...
Experiences you can't miss

Local traditions

Different climates and landscapes produce an enormous cultural variety in Colombia, where ethnic groups, dances,...
Destinations - Events

Cultural events in Aguadas

Attend the Colombian National Pasillo Festival, which is held annually in mid-August, to get acquainted with the soaring notes of Andean music.

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