The fortified town of Cartagena has an enviable position overlooking the Caribbean coast.
Founded in 1533 this historic town is extremely well preserved and wandering through its colorful streets is like taking a step back in time.
The sultry climate is typically Caribbean with an average temperature of 28°C year round.
No visit to Colombia is complete without a visit to this stunning colonial beach town.
Suggested itineraries featuring Cartagena
Our itineraries will give you suggestions for what is possible when you travel in Cartagena, and they showcase routes we know work particularly well. Treat them as inspiration, because your trip will be created uniquely by one of our specialists.
Map of Cartagena
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Accommodation choices for Cartagena
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Ideas for experiencing Cartagena
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