Cundinamarca is certainly one of the
loveliest regions in Colombia. It has a moderate climate, intriguing biodiversity,
beautiful landscapes and friendly people. Vestiges of indigenous culture still exist in
The capital, Santafé de Bogotá, is a
unique, modern and thoroughly charming city. Everywhere you look different panoramas
unfold within its colourful, mountainous setting.
islands of the San Andrés y Providencia Archipelago look like they came straight off a
postcard: lush green scenery with white sandy beaches shaded by magnificient palm trees,
and a coral sea with translucent water the colour of emeralds.
One of the oldest cities in Colombia, Santa Marta, lies in the midst of
a singular landscape, facing a heavenly bay on the Caribbean coast. This congenial little
city can easily be toured on foot, and its main centres of interest adjoin the
Declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO,
Cartagena has all the ingredients for an extraordinay vacation: enclosed within stone
fortifications, this colonial city offers cultural riches, modern and luxurious hotels,
beautiful beaches, restaurants for all tastes, exciting excursions and a vibrant
Nicknamed the "city of eternal spring,"
Medellín is the birthplace of world-renowned painter Fernando Botero. It is also
Colombia's principal cultural centre, where art galleries can be found in all the big
Middle-class and a bit straight-laced,
Pereira stands out for its monuments, murals, parks, and streets. The public scribes on
the sidewalk with their typewriters also add a quaint touch to the city. For only a few
pesos, they will pen love letters or formal requests, as the case may
Santiago de Cali, stretches languorously between
the wide-open arms of the two cordilleras, and basks in an enviably sunny climate. It is
nicknamed the "city of women" because of its many beautiful women. This city features
enchanting colonial buildings, long shady avenues and patios overflowing with
With its charming atmosphere, Popayán is one
of the country's older cities that is most typically Colombian. The downtown area is a
veritable history book; all its buildings are like works of art in an outdoor exhibition.
The churches, hotels and residences are lovingly polished gems. San Agustín, located 110
km (68 mi) from Popayán, is undoubtedly the most fascinating archeological site in South
The most spectacular attraction in Colombia
is an expedition on the Amazon from Leticia. This experience will let you discover the
Amazon's spectacular flora and fauna, including its famous pink
Where on earth
Colombia is situated in South America, and delimited to
the north by the Caribbean Sea; Panamá and the Pacific Ocean are to the west, Brazil and
Venezuela to the east, and Peru and Equador to the south.