Colorful walls or whitewashed houses, high doors and wooden blinds – the colonial period left Colombia’s villages with a pretty architectural heritage. In the cosy interior patios hummingbirds and butterflys circle the flowers. Splashing fountains provide a relaxing background. Enjoy this charming ambiente in one of the many boutique hotels.
From Villa de Leyva, Guatavita or Monguí you can hike on the paths of the Muiscas. Discover the holy lakes of this indigenous tribe and dive into the legend of Eldorado.
Voted the most beautiful village of Colombia, Barichara glows with white houses, yellow-red ground and purple bougainvillea bushes. Here on the slopes of the Eastern Cordillera, many creative minds enjoy the warm climate. Enter the studios and watch painters, potters and scultors at work.
In the middle of the Magdalena river’s marshes lies Mompox a real hidden gem. Getting there is a bit strenuous but the voyage is rewarding. This is where Nobel laureate Gabriel García Márques got inspired to write “A hundred years of solitude”.
Dicover Colombia’s colonial villages – charming and authentic!