Happiness, fairs and festivals. All in one country.
The carnival of Barranquilla: Barranquilla is an industrial city with a warm climate, but its carnivals have earned international recognition. It is one of the most colorful and joyful celebrations in Colombia. Parades with tropes, dances and spectacular costumes are just some of the things that you can enjoy when you visit Barranquilla this season.
Flowers fair in Medellín: Medellín is known as the city of eternal spring. With a charming climate, beautiful landscapes and an ecosystem of thriving innovation, it has become one of the best destinations in South America. Your flower fair is an event that you will not regret attending. They are parades of ‘silleteros’ where they exhibit the most varied, colorful and beautiful flowers, to the rhythm of the best party that only the paisas can offer.
Cali’s Fair: If in itself it is known as the capital of salsa, the Cali fairs are translated into festivity and joy in all its expression. Salsa festivals, beauty contests and concerts by famous national and foreign artists make this fair one of the most important cultural events in Colombia.
The best coffee, you find it in Colombia.
Nariño: In the extreme southwest of Colombia, this department with a diverse geography offers multiple advantages for the cultivation of coffee, which has made it one of the main producers of this item in the coffee zone of the country, in addition to one of the main tourist destinations, thanks to its beautiful natural characteristics.
Antioquia: This department seems to have everything, and coffee is not the exception, since it is the second producer of this product in the country. Thanks to its natural characteristics, vegetation and constant fresh weather, the coffee obtained in Antioquia is deliciously particular, with an intense and fine flavor that intrigue coffee experts and delight everyone who tastes it. Antioquia is a Colombian treasure that has a lot to offer.
Caldas, Risaralda, Quindío and Valle del Cauca: Inscribed as a world heritage by UNESCO in 2011, this Colombian coffee zone has the ideal natural and climate conditions for coffee production. Take it back, it’s a party for your senses. The green of its landscapes is adorned with the constant and delicious aroma of roasted coffee, of which its inhabitants feel proud.
The most picturesque villages.
Salento, Quindío: Located about 30km from Armenia, its main street is a celebration of colors and colonial facades that contrast very well with the local green. Nearby is the Cocora Valley, one of the best-known natural attractions of Colombia and that you should also not miss.
Honda, Tolima: Seated on the margin of the Magdalena River and bordered by hills and mountains, 3 hours from Ibague is Honda, a town with beautiful houses that were inhabited by the Viceroys of Spain in the colonial era. Calle de Las Trampas and the market square are some of the places you can not miss, to taste the sweet fruits of the region.
Villa de Leyva, Boyacá: Its beautiful colonial buildings are so well preserved that visiting it is like taking a trip back in time. Its large square and the surrounding nature make Villa de Leyva one of the most picturesque villages in Colombia, with a natural charm that attract locals and foreigners annually.