Colombia - Boyaca, Santander & Norte de Santander (PDF Chapter)
This is the Boyacá, Santander & Norte de Santander chapter from Lonely Planet’s Colombia guidebook.
Boyacá, Santander and Norte de Santander together form one of the first areas settled by Spanish conquistadores and its calling as Colombia’s heartland cannot be understated. It’s here that the seeds of revolution were sowed, ultimately leading to Colombia’s independence.
- wander the cinematic streets of Barichara amid colonial splendor
- hike beneath glaciers and among spectacular mountain peaks in the rarely visited Parque Nacional Natural El Cocuy
- explore cobblestone streets, hidden waterfalls and prehistoric fossils in Villa de Leyva
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Boyacá, Villa de Leyva & Around, Santuario de Iguaque, Sogamoso, Monguí, Sierra Nevada del Cocuy, Santander, San Gil, Barichara, Guane, Cañon del Chicamocha, Bucaramanga, Guadalupe, Norte de Santander, Pamplona, Playa de Belén.
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