Colombia, tourism

Puente colgante de occidente, Santa fe de Antioquia, Archivo guía turísticas, MINCIT

Andean Region

The Spirit of the Andes soars in this region

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Life in the mountains

Hills and Valleys in the Andean RegionThis area of ​​Colombia boasts cultural diversity that enchants travelers with its music and cuisine. The eyes behold a stunning variety of shades of green. 

Culture
Culture

The coffee culture of the mountains of Caldas, Risaralda, Quindío, Antioquia and Santander; the clothes that range from cold weather ponchos to the Aguadas hat all mark Andean coffee culture.  

Visit the coffee farms .
Music
Music

In the departments of Antioquia, Tolima, Valle del Cauca and Boyacá Carranguera, pasillo, bambuco guabina, rajaleña and sanjuanero among others are heard and danced to.   

Salsa is a rhythm that comes over you when you come to Colombia .
Cuisine
Cuisine

Among the mountaineer’s dish with beans and the santafereño ajiaco soup made with guascas (a fragrant herb) a menu unfolds that includes tamales wrapped in corn, suckling pig and much more.

Mixed Flavors in Antioquia dishes.

REGION DESTINATIONS

Girón, santander, colombia

Girón, Usuario Flickr, Santiago Larrota

Girón

9 kilometers to the south of Bucaramanga you arrive to Giron, a town that is part of the Colombian Peoples...

Guaduas colombia

Guaduas, Colombia, Usuario Flickr Gullermo Velasquez

Guaduas

In Guaduas, 114 miles northwest of Bogota, you can follow the steps of Policarpa Salavarrieta, a local heroine who...

jardin colombia

Foto de Jaime Henao, Jardin, Concurso revela

El Jardín

A name is appropriate in el Jardín, a municipality located 134 miles southwest of Medellin in the department of...

Monguí, Colombia

Monguí, Archivo fotográfico Fontur

Monguí

As you travel through the rolling landscape of Boyaca, with its fields of potatoes, peas, beans and carrots you...

Montañas del Paisaje cultural cafetero

Pereira

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

Colombia, salamina

Salamnina, Archivo fotográfico Fontur

Salamina

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

Foto por: Página oficial pueblos patrimonio de Colombia

Jericó

The name of this town southwest of Antioquia has struck hard with the canonization in May 2013 of Mother Laura...

Foto por: Página principal pueblos patrimonio de Colombia

Aguadas

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

Foto Por: Yassef Briceño Garcia, Usuario Flickr

Armenia

Armenia, the capital of the Quindío department is the starting point for a territory that UNESCO declared a World...

San Agustín, Colombia

San Agustín, Colombia

San Agustín

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

Catedral de sal de zipaquirá

Catedral de sal de Zipaquirá, Colombia

Zipaquirá

  The territory now occupied by Zipaquirá, a city where Gabriel García Márquez went to school, was an important...

Casas Manizaleñas

Manizales

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

Santa fe de Antioquia, colombia

Río Cauca y puente colgante de occidente, archivo guías turísticas, MINCIT

Santa fe de Antioquia

 Built between 1887 and 1895, the wooden Western Bridge, which is suspended over the Cauca River, welcomes...

Colombia aventura

Barichara, Usuario Flickr, Quimbaya

Barichara

  In the centre of Santander department travellers experience complementary activities. On one side are calm and...

Bogotá

Bogotá is the capital and largest city in Colombia. A melting pot of people from around the country it is diverse,...

Medellin, colombia

medellín, colombia, innovación

Medellín

  Medellín, capital of Antioquia department, has a pleasant climate of around 24°C; offers modern transport...

Bucaramanga

Fondée le 22 décembre 1622 sur un plateau de la cordillère orientale, sur lequel les indigènes Guane étaient jadis...

Playa de Belén, Colombia

Foto por Agencia Prensa Rural 10 años, usuario de Flickr

Playa de Belén

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

Villa de leyva, Colombia

Foto de Carlos Andrés Cruz, Villa de Leyva, Concurso revela

Villa de Leyva

Streets paved in stone and white walls greet travellers arriving in Villa de Leyva a town in Boyacá which is part...