Cuisine - Good food for everyone

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Culinary tourism

Good food for everyone

Why do culinary tourism Colombia?

Colombia’s cultural and climatic diversity give rise to an enormous variety of local cuisine ranging from the Guajira to the Amazon and from the Pacific Coast to the Eastern Plains.

Typical Food

Our geographic and cultural diversity is reflected in the wealth of traditional food. Rondón, egg arepas, guinea pigs and ants are some representative dishes.

National Culinary Congress

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Popayan, host to the National Culinary Congress is a great culinary destination. Its wide variety of dishes earned the moniker City of Gastronomy by UNESCO.

Food trends

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The increase in the number of restaurants and new food trends made by our chefs make major cities country gourmet destinations.

Activities and experiences

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National Gastronomic Congress of Popayán - A culinary delight

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National Gastronomic Congress of Popayán

Popayán is an exquisite culinary destination in Colombia. Every September, the city presents new flavors that are the...
Payanés Corner - A miniature village

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Payanés Corner

Payanés Corner is a miniature replica of Popayán. Also called Pueblito Patojo, it features tiny replicas of the most...
The guinea pig

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The guinea pig

There is a deeply rooted tradition in Pasto that special occasions, from graduations to weddings, are celebrated with...

Enjoy the bread in Tabio

Passion fruit, coffee, chocolate, and yogurt are only a few of the nearly 35 flavors of artisan bread made in a wood...

Sancocho in Ginebra

While visiting Buga and the surrounding areas, you will be introduced to authentic Valle Del Cauca cuisine. In Ginebra...
Taste of el Jardín - Trout and handmade candy

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Taste of el Jardín

Visitors to El Jardín can taste authentic flavors such as the handmade candies, which are made using 22 varieties of...

The “fat-bottomed ant”

Eating hormigas culonas (fat-bottomed ants) is a tradition in the department of Santander. These insects come out of...

Cartagena's Black Beef

A classic Cartagena dish is black beef (posta negra) made from tri-tip sirloin. Cooks keep the fat on, which makes the...

Enjoy the food in Chía

The Northern Motorway connects Bogotá with Chía, a town in Cundinamarca where gastronomy is the main attraction. Here...

The Lebrija Pineapple

The sweetness of the pineapple cultivated in Lebrija is recognized in the entire country and is within the reach of all...


Luruaco is a town 42 miles southwest of Barranquilla, where you can enjoy great dining experiences: the egg arepa is...

Zona G

Restaurants and elegant hotels are concentrated in the Zona G (the G stands for Gourmet), which in recent years has...

Gastronomic Tour

Fine dining has taken hold in recent years the city, especially its renovated centre, due to the opening of new...