The vueltiao hat is a symbol of the Colombian Caribbean. An enormous example can be found on the roof of the Santa Verónica tourist shop in the town of Juan de Acosta, 22 miles southwest of Barranquilla. Here travelers receive information on local attractions and taste regional dishes of the Atlántico department.
NEARBY ATTRACTIONS AND ACTIVITIES
Museums, historic squares, and lots of music await those who come to Barranquilla. Beaches and natural havens for relaxation are also found in and around this Caribbean city.