Venezuela: land of discoveries and contrasts

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Pau Monfort


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Isle of Grace

Named “Island of Grace” when it was discovered by Christopher Columbus in 1498, Venezuela or the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela is a sunny and exotic destination in the heart of the Caribbean.

What to see in Venezuela?

The Venezuelan territory, where once Amerigo Vespucci and Christopher Columbus went on an expedition, is rich in adventures. From the rugged mountains of the Andes Cordillera to sandy beaches and turquoise waters, through lush jungle and Angel's Fall, the highest waterfall in the world, the sites of Venezuela are full of attractions for tourists. discoverers of our century with a plane ticket.

Accommodation in Venezuela

All the Venezuelan states provide tourists with hotels with a varied classification, which allows all budgets to find an ideal solution for a pleasant holiday. Inns also welcome tourists in search of authenticity and picturesque charm.

Useful information

General Info:
Area: 916 km445
Capital city : Caracas
Population (July 2012): 28 million inhabitants
Official language : Spanish is the official language, but English is used in the tourism sector.

Useful addresses :
Inatur Tourist Office
West Tower of Parque Central, Floor 35, in Caracas.
Winter. : (58-212) 576 90 32. E-mail:
Venezuela tourist office website

Change : the currency of Venezuela is the Venezuelan bolivar (VEF). In 2014, 1 euro is equivalent to 8,70 Venezuelan bolivars.

Formalities and passport: for travel to Venezuela, you must have a valid passport valid for at least six months after the date of return. For a stay of less than three months, a tourist card is made available on the plane before landing on Venezuelan soil. For any stay longer than three months, travelers should contact their embassy. Tourist visa price: 30 euros.

When to go to Venezuela?
Venezuela is entirely in a tropical zone, but is divided into four temperature zones. In the tropical zone (less than 800 meters), we observe very hot temperatures (between 26 ° C and 28 ° C). In the temperate zone (between 800 and 2 meters), the observed averages range from 000 ° C to 12 ° C. Between 25 and 2 meters, average temperatures between 000 ° C to 3 ° C are usual.

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