Discover the colonial charm of Cartagena
The port city of Colombia, which is bathed in the crystal-clear waters of the Caribbean and adorned by the special Colombian architecture, invites you to be enchanted by a historical and cultural wealth full of countless pleasant surprises.
Start your tour from the Old Town, the place where the most important sights of the place are gathered, cross the paved alleys and admire the colonial buildings you will meet that will confess their own history to you.
Take a carefree walk in the busy harbor to explore all the atmospheric cafes and restaurants that invite you
to discover the peculiarity of the local tradition and continue your wanderings in this multidimensional city. Make a stop at the famous San Pedro Claver monastery to enjoy a walk in its blooming botanical garden, cross the Bocagrande district that gives a modern mood to the city and explore all its hidden ornaments.
Ascend to the hill of San Lazaro, visit the historic fortress Castillo de San to discover the interesting history of its past and once it is dark, find the right spot to see the panoramic view of Cartagena illuminated by the enchanting colors of the sunset.
Food and local cuisine
In Cartagena you will find a rich Afro Caribbean cuisine full of colors, smells and flavors that will travel you. Try imaginative dishes with fish and seafood, rice with coconut, mango salads and a wide variety of delicious meat cooked with plenty of spices and traditional elements.
Best time to visit Cartagena
The best time to travel to Cartagena and to enjoy the most ideal temperatures is the dry season from December to February or from June to August.
How to use transportation in Cartagena
Transfer from/to Cartagena
In Cartagena you can travel by plane as it has its own airport located just 4kms away from the city. For your transfer to the center, you can use a taxi, a bus or rent a car.
For your transportation within Cartagena, you can use the local buses, taxis or rented cars.