Cartagena Holiday Travel Information

Colombia
Located on the northern coast of Colombia, Cartagena is easily its home country's highest drawing tourist city. This former sanctuary for escaped African-American slaves is popular year-round, thanks to its beautiful beaches and lively attitude. December is an especially busy time in Cartagena, as religious festivals close schools, prompting a …

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Reviews of Cartagena

Najla Tucker
Najla Tucker
21/11/2019

I loved being here. Definitely talk up the locals. They'll let you know the best places to go and where to eat. The food was amazing and I loved the coffee. I can't wait to go back!

Brad  Myrick
Brad Myrick
29/09/2019

Beautiful city with a vibrant atmosphere. Not family friendly in the old city

Diedre  Rose
Diedre Rose
09/09/2019

I'd recommend going to the castle, getsemani, the national aviary, the local beach playa blanca!

Colleen Holbrook
Colleen HolbrookVancouver
26/05/2018

Cartagena is a romantic city beautiful stone streets in the historic center and within the “walled city.” Outside the walls you will find beaches and some more modern buildings, especially around “laguito” which will make you feel like you are in Miami.

Nearby destinations

Barranquilla

Santa Marta

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