Colombia wins the "Oscar of Tourism" for the best destination in South America

Last July 13, Colombia was awarded with this prize. Also, Cali was chosen as the leading cultural city, Bogota as the leading centre for conferences and meetings, and Cartagena as the leading Honeymoon destination.

This award is one of the most important prizes inside the Tourism Industry due to the group of professionals it is formed by and because it recognises the excellence within the sector.

 

Joy, taste and rhythm above all

The country with infinite coasts has become one of the top destinations in Latin America, even worldwide. Every year, thousands of families, couples and group of friends travel to Colombia to enjoy all the wonders this land offers.

Bordering Venezuela and Brasil on the east, Peru and Ecuador on the south and with Panama on the west, Colombia its divided in five regions: Caribbean, Andina, Amazonic, Orinoquia and Pacific.

Cities as Bogota, Cali, Medellin, Colombian Amazon or the beaches on the Pacific coast will make your trip unique, thanks to its streets full of history and literature, its colorful architecture and music that goes across all the country.

Colombia is also famous worldwide for its diversity:

  • Hundreds of different animal and vegetable species
  • Different landscapes. In the same day you can almost walk through a desert or a jungle, climb mountains or swim in different oceans.
  • Its cultural wealth will make you feel the essence and warmth of its people

Main destinations in Colombia

Must do:

What you cannot miss in the country of Magic Realism?

  1. Visit Bogota, capital of the country
  2. Get a breath of fresh air on the Amazon’s dawn.
  3. Get in Medellin’s Metrocable and appreciate its panorama. Don’t forget to go out and enjoy its nightlife and rumba!
  4. Go for a walk in Cartagena de Indias and its old town. Discover its nightlife, streets full of literature and the sublime Rosario Islands.
  5. Fly to Santa Marta and visit the Tayrona National Park and the Sierra Nevada, sleep amongst its nature and relax on its crystal clear waters.
  6. Surprise yourself on the Caribbean islands of San Andres, Providencia and Santa Catalina, where the sky mix the sea on the horizon.
  7. Immerse yourself in the Coffee Region, visiting the Valle del Cocora and fall in love with its little villages.
  8. Visit La Guajira desert, an arid environment that contrast with the sea.

 

Collage de los lugares imprescindibles que visitar en Colombia

Where to go in Colombia?

Top destinatios choosen for you.

What to eat?

Here you can find some of the typical dishes you have to taste during your visit in Colombia.

Platos que no puedes perderte en tu visita a Colombia
  1. Delicious local fruits such as mangosteen, cape gooseberry, passion fruit, dragon fruit and many more.
  2. Bandeja paisa, the signature recipe of Antioquian gastronomy. A dish plentiful in quantity and with a wide variety of ingredients: meat, rice, egg, beans, avocado, banana and more.
  3. Ajiaco, indispensable to try it in Bogotá. It is a soup made of potatoes, corn, chicken, cilantro and avocado.
  4. Sancocho: another typical Colombian soup based on chicken and vegetables.
  5. Posta Cartagena: a beef stew well known on the Caribbean coast. 
  6. Carimañola: a fried yucca patry filled with meat and cheese.
  7. Aborrajados, a sweet made from fried banana and cheese.
  8. Fish and coconut rice, famous from the coast cuisine.
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¿Qué comer?


Aquí te dejamos algunos de los platos que no puedes perderte en tu visita a Colombia.

Comidas que no puedes perderte
  • Deliciosas frutas locales como los mangostinos, la uchuva, la granadilla, la fruta del dragón y muchas más.
  • Bandeja paisa, el plato insignia de la gastronomía antioqueña. Un plato abundante en cantidad y con una gran variedad de ingredientes: carne, arroz, huevo, frijoles, aguacate, plátano y más.
  • Ajiaco, imprescindible probarlo en Bogotá. Se trata se una sopa de patatas, maíz, pollo, cilantro y aguacate.
  • El sancocho, otra sopa típica colombiana a base de pollo y verduras.
  • La posta cartagenera, un estofado de ternera muy conocido en la costa caribeña.
  • Carimañola, una empanada de yuca frita rellena de carne y queso.
  • Aborrajados, un dulce de platano y queso frito.
  • Arroz atollado, típico del Valle del Cauca, a base de carne, pollo, verdura y condimentos varios con un acabado meloso.
  • Pescado y arroz de coco, famoso de la cocina costeña.

Travel guides

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Encuentra tu destino perfecto

Cali

Cali

Colombia

Su gente, su comida y su sabor, justifican que a Cali la llamen "La sucursal del cielo"

Barranquilla

Barranquilla

Colombia

Curramba no solo es "la bella", también es divertida, sorprendente y moderna.

Bogotá

Bogotá

Colombia

Magia, cultura, diversidad y alegría. Todo esto y mucho más se puede descubrir en esta bella ciudad.

Cartagena

Cartagena

Colombia

La joya del Caribe tiene la combinación perfecta: sol, playa, historia y encanto.

Cúcuta

Cúcuta

Colombia

Del Malecón al Cristo Rey, la Ciudad de los Parques es un tesoro por descubrir

Florencia

Florencia

Colombia

Entre su historia indígena y la riqueza natural, Florencia es un destino obligado

Leticia

Leticia

Colombia

Nadar en el Amazonas con delfines rosados. Magia que sucede en Leticia

Medellín

Medellín

Colombia

¡Eh, Ave María! Enamórate de la calidez paisa y la belleza de la ciudad.

Montería

Montería

Colombia

Bañada por el Sinú y su encanto, en Montería conocerás otra cara de la costa

Neiva

Neiva

Colombia

A ritmo de bambuco anímate a la aventura de descubrir la historia de este destino

Pereira

Pereira

Colombia

Recorre sus calles y descubre porque es " la querendona, trasnochadora y morena".

Valledupar

Valledupar

Colombia

Deja que el sonido del acordeón te guíe por esta tierra de historia y belleza natural.

Armenia

Armenia

Colombia

Café, diversión, tradición y cultura. Eso y más es lo que te ofrece la Ciudad Milagro.

Manizales

Manizales

Colombia

La Perla del Ruiz te espera con un buen tinto, gente amable y mucho por descubrir

San Andrés

San Andrés

Colombia

La bella isla te espera con sus secretos piratas, su buena comida y sus playas inolvidables

Santa Marta

Santa Marta

Colombia

Al pie de la Sierra Nevada y con playas de ensueño, un destino top para cualquier tipo de viajero

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