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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...

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...

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...

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...

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

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...
Activities

Roberto Meléndez Metropolitan Stadium

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

Guaduas

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

Jericó

In Jericó you can learn about the legacy of Saint Laura Montoya Upegui and visit her birthplace. This town, founded on...

Monguí

The ruana, a thick blanket woven from lamb’s wool, is a very useful garment in Monguí, as the average temperature is...
San Agustín, Colombia

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San Agustín

Stone is the material that civilization that inhabited these lands in southern Huila between the first and eighth...

Salamina

At Salamina the influence of the cabinetmaker and carver Tangarife Elisha, who in the mid-nineteenth century promoted a...
Playa de Belén  - A living nativity scene.

Photo by: Filiberto Pinzón - Pueblos Patrimoniales

Playa de Belén

When walking down the stone streets of Bethlehem Beach you can admire white walled houses, with brown balconies...

Popayán

Popayán’s historical and cultural richness is reflected in its buildings, especially during Holy Week when tradition...
Catedral de sal de zipaquirá

Photo by: ProColombia

Zipaquirá

Those who come to visit the monument Zipaquirá Salt Cathedral can play right there with a climbing wall. Close to other...
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...

Girón

Founded on January 15, 1631, Girón attracts travelers with its charm of centuries past, evident in the masonry bridges...
jardin colombia

Photo by: Jaime Henao, Concurso revela

El Jardín

There is no litter on the stone floor of the main park of El Jardín. This site is like a reception area for jardineños...

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