The Spirit of the Andes soars in this region
A house made of clay
A tasty roadside snack
Wines from Boyacá
In the land of the Giants
Birthplace of the Muisca culture
The seeds of freedom
Honours to a hero
The birthplace of laws
The heart of the town
A writer's home
Christmas Is Coming
All hands on deck
This area used to be an ocean
Town painted red
An open air museum
A walk through history
No More Chains
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.
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.
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.
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.
Destinations in the region
Founded on August 30, 1863, Pereira is part of the territory in 2011 UNESCO declared World Heritage Site: the...
As you travel through the rolling landscape of Boyaca, with its fields of potatoes, peas, beans and carrots you...
With the May 2013 canonization of Mother Laura Montoya Upegui, who was born in Jericó in 1874, the name of this...
Armenia, the capital of the Department of Quindío, is a good jumping off point to explore a territory that UNESCO...
The name of El Jardín, a municipality located 83 miles southwest of Medellín in the department of Antioquia, is...
Aguadas, 78 miles north of Manizales, welcomes travelers with fields of coffee, banana, and sugarcane. This town...
In Guaduas, 71 miles northwest of Bogota, you can follow in the footsteps of Policarpa Salavarrieta, a local...
Located on top of a hill with steep streets, Salamina, declared a National Monument in 1982, looks in the distance...
Girón, a town that belongs to the Tourist Network of Colombian Heritage Towns, is found 5.5 miles south of...
Bogotá is the capital and largest city in Colombia. A melting pot of people from around the country, it is...
Coffee, a product from Africa that came to this region of central Colombia in the early twentieth century and...
In the center of Santander, travelers can experience complementary activities. On the one hand, calm and silence...
The territory now occupied by Zipaquirá, a city where Gabriel García Márquez went to school, was an important...
One of the greatest mysteries of ancient civilizations can be seen in the Archaeological Park of San Agustin, on...
Built between 1887 and 1895, the wooden Western Bridge, which is suspended over the Cauca River, welcomes...
Founded 22 December 1622 on a plateau in the Eastern Cordillera, where the natives were once implanted Guane,...
Located 200 km north-west of Cúcuta, Bethlehem Beach with an average temperature of 21°C, is part of the...
Medellín, capital of Antioquia department, has a pleasant climate of around 24°C; offers modern transport systems...