Popayán, declared gastronomic city by UNESCO

GENERAL INFORMATION

Destination Popayan, surface area 512 square kilometers

AIRPORT

Guillermo León Valencia

LANGUAGE

Spanish

CURRENCY

Colombian peso

WEATHER

MAX 24ºC 
MIN 13ºC

TRANSPORTATION

Public transportation,
SETP and Taxi

SURFACE AREA

512 km²

PLACES TO VISIT

CALDAS PARK

The historic district of Popayán is ideal to know religious monuments and colonial houses, apart from squares and museums.

Estimated distance from the airport:

0,10 miles

GORGONA ISLAND

Connect yourself to the depths of the island by diving, snorkeling and enjoy the routes of the whales, manta rays and coral reefs.

Estimated distance from the airport:

117.5 miles

LA ERMITA

Visit one of the city's most ancient temples, go over its different religious scenarios and its historic art works.

Estimated distance from the airport:

85 miles 

HUMILLADERO BRIDGE

If you like architectural and historical sightseeings, visit this construction and enjoy a tourist walk through the bridge to know its history.

Estimated distance from the airport:

1,4 miles

DON’T FORGET TO TRY

TYPICAL FOOD

  • Carantanta
  • Aplanchado
  • Iced buns
  • Peanut and coconut sweets
  • Tortilla soup
  • Paila ice creams

TYPICAL DRINKS

  • Aloja
  • Queen La Reina Soda
  • Champús
  • Lulada
  • Popayan-style fruit mix
  • Choláo
  • Kumis
  • Slush
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