8 days in Cartagena Itinerary

8 days in Cartagena Itinerary

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Cartagena
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Cartagena

— 7 nights

City of Heroes

The site of the continent's first Spanish colony, Cartagena retains much of its colonial flavor thanks to a World Heritage-listed old town, encircled by old walls and protected by imposing fortresses.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas and Iglesia de la Trinidad. Visiting Playa Blanca and Boats4U will get you outdoors. Change things up with a short trip to Oceanario in Islas de Rosario (about 1h 35 min away). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Santa Catalina de Alejandria, steep yourself in history at Walled City of Cartagena, make a trip to Plaza de la Aduana, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Convent of Santa Cruz de la Popa.

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If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Rafael Nuñez International Airport and Ernesto Cortissoz International Airport. January in Cartagena sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 75°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

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