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Carnival Cartagena

Carnival Cartagena

No mistake, it is the week of November 8 to 14 that the beautiful Colombian baroque is having its biggest fiesta. The city, which was the first on the continent […]

Colombia thematic itineraries

Colombia thematic itineraries

Colombia thematic itineraries Culture À Bogota, the district of La Candelaria has retained some of its colonial character and brings together many historical sites and museums.  Around Medellín, the village of Santa Fe de Antioquia is a model of […]

Transport and travel Colombia

Transport and travel Colombia

Transport and travel Colombia Bus, plane, car rental, taxis ... With such a rugged geography and disproportionate size, the country offers all types of transport. Colombians themselves (well, the better-off) take the plane like others take the bus. Ideally, […]

Geography and landscapes Colombia

Geography and landscapes Colombia

Geography and landscapes Colombia With 1 west, facing Nicaragua. A country of mountains No American mystery from north to south over 8 km, is divided here into several branches: Cordillera Occidental, Cordillera Central and Cordillera Oriental. These massifs […]

Colombia: Salento, Benoît Lucchini's favorite

Colombia: Salento, Benoît Lucchini's favorite

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Colombia identity card

Colombia identity card

Colombia identity card - Official name : Ré Capital city : Bogota Area : 1 km² Population:  Official language : Spanish (Castilian). And prè Ré Head of l & rsquo Density Average d & rsquo Hope Literacy rate : 94%. - UNESCO World Heritage […]

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Colombia

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Colombia

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Colombia We can roughly classify the heclubs, often full board. Whatever the category, they are generally impeccable in terms of hygiene, even the most modest establishments. Please note, in hyper tourist regions […]

Colombia: Bogotá, 5 reasons to go

Colombia: Bogotá, 5 reasons to go

City with a sulphurous reputation and anarchic architecture, Bogotá is today a dynamic and festive metropolis at the height of its altitude (2 m!). Appreciated […]

Culture and Arts Colombia

Culture and Arts Colombia

Culture and Arts Colombia Music In addition to salsa and vallenato, widespread throughout the country, we can distinguish the styles of Colombian music in 4 major regions. Atlantic and Caribbean coasts The music of the Atlantic and Caribbean coasts is characterized […]

Entry formalities and useful contacts Colombia

Entry formalities and useful contacts Colombia

Entry formalities and useful contacts Colombia Entry formalities - Passport still valid 6 months after the return date. - The Minors must have their own identity document (passport). For the authorization to leave the territory when the children are […]

Colombia cuisine, food and drink

Colombia cuisine, food and drink

Colombia cuisine, food and drink Kitchen Colombian cuisine varies from region to region depending on the crops specific to each climate: fish and tropical fruits in warm coastal areas, citrus fruits and fruits specific to temperate areas, potatoes […]

Health and Safety Colombia

Health and Safety Colombia

Health and Safety Colombia Health Before departure, we remind you that it is important to contract a good travel insurance which guarantees, in the event of a major glitch, care coverage, or even repatriation if necessary. With this insurance, treatment […]

Practical life on site Colombia

Practical life on site Colombia

Practical life on site Colombia Time difference Colombia has only one time zone. There is a 7 hour shift with France between April and October, 6 hours between November and March. In spring and summer, when it is 12 noon in France, it is 5 am in Colombia. […]

Activities, sports and leisure Colombia

Activities, sports and leisure Colombia

Activities, sports and leisure Colombia Football As in most Latin American countries, football is undoubtedly the king sport in Colombia. The national championship, La Liga Águila, generally sees the 3 “big” teams of the country, namely theAtletico […]

Feria de Cali: ¡Toros no, salsa si!

Feria de Cali: ¡Toros no, salsa si!

For fifty years, this Colombian city, known as the "world capital of salsa", has ended the year in joy with its fair where the dance floors are more crowded than […]

Traditions and customs Colombia

Traditions and customs Colombia

Traditions and customs Colombia - L'National anthem Colombian is broadcast on public radio and television channels every day, at 6 a.m. and 18 p.m. - In Colombia - and throughout Latin America - 15 years is a symbolic age for young girls and marks the passage […]

Recommended routes Colombia

Recommended routes Colombia

Recommended routes Colombia It takes a minimum of 15 travel days for a first approach to Colombia, a country twice as large as France. In 1 weeks, we can hope to see the must-see sites and regions. But the perfect route does not exist, unless you have plenty […]

Money and budget Colombia

Money and budget Colombia

Money and budget Colombia Money, banks, exchange Currencies in use The national currency is the Colombian peso (COP or $). At the start of 2020, € 1 was worth around $ 3. There are banknotes of 500 (less and less frequent), 1, 000, 2, 000 and 5 $. And […]

Climate, seasons and weather Colombia

Climate, seasons and weather Colombia

Climate, seasons and weather Colombia With a géci are above all due to the altitude and to the regimes of the rains - dictated by the relief (which can make a screen) and the prevailing winds. The season sèaoûmai and between September and November. Even […]

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