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CARTAGENA

One of latin americas most beautiful colonial cities.

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COBBLED STREETS

It’s no mystery why Cartagena is considered one of Latin Americas most beautiful colonial cities. Its cobbled streets are lined with graceful colonial buildings draped in bougainvillea, and every twisting alleyway seems to open onto a picturesque plaza.

Founded by Spanish conquistadors back in the 1500s, Cartagena’s colonial charm and exquisitely preserved buildings will make you feel as though you have stepped back in time.

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The old walled city, with its forbidding fortifications, is a major draw. A stroll around this UNESCO-protected quarter will reveal quaint balconied houses, centuries-old churches and colourful colonial buildings. You can visit the museums or take a guided tour to get a real insight into the layers of history and cultural influences that define the city. It’s easy to explore on foot, but if you’re looking for a more authentic experience why not set out in a horse-drawn carriage.

The city also has a fun side with quirky cafes, glossy restaurants and a buzzing nightlife. After exploring the sights, you can cool off in one of the leafy squares dotted about the city and enjoy a cup of Colombia’s famous coffee. During the evenings, the plazas fill with the sounds of street performers and music, whilst local vendors serve up classics like empanadas and arepas.

Get in touch with our Colombia experts to make Cartagena part of your luxury, tailor-made holiday.

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