Cartagena, dream destination

Cartagena de Indias, historical and cultural heritage of humanity. Dream destination, full of stories and legends hidden in your walls and balconies.

The city is located on the shores of the Caribbean Sea and is the second largest urban center and industrial importance of the Colombian Caribbean Coast.

Cartagena de Indias, has the advantage that it is never touched by hurricanes do affect other Caribbean capitals like Havana, Santo Domingo, Cancun, Kingston and San Juan (Puerto Rico). The reason for this is that the city is located further south and is part of South America away from the corridors hurricane. The weather tends to be warm all year usually, the breeze that sways the palm trees, the weather makes it very pleasant and bearable. Its average temperature is 31 º C

Since it was founded in the sixteenth century and throughout the Spanish colonial era, Cartagena was one of the largest ports in America. From this period comes most of its artistic and cultural heritage.

Cartagena is a city rich in cultural expressions and folklore. Because this compilation of cultures that lie in the Eroica, there is a fusion of sounds, dances, customs, foods and lifestyles.

This beautiful destination year after year is home to major global events, such as:

  • Hay Festival
  • International Music Festival
  • International Film Festival of Cartagena
  • The Festival Big Hammock among others, make Cartagena hosts important events of all kinds and some of the world capitals of culture.
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