7 days in Bogota & Villa de Leyva Itinerary

7 days in Bogota & Villa de Leyva Itinerary

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1
Bogota
— 4 nights
2
Villa de Leyva
— 2 nights

4
nights
Bogota

Bogota ©
Colombia's heart and soul, Bogota has earned the nickname "Athens of South America" thanks to its abundance of universities, libraries, and lower-level schools.
Step out of Bogota with an excursion to Catedral de Sal de Zipaquira in Zipaquira--about 54 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Gold Museum (Museo del Oro), make a trip to Casa Libreria Wilborada 1047, shop like a local with Barrio La Candelaria, and explore the world behind art at Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Bogota trip planner.

Medellin to Bogota is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Medellin in January, expect nights in Bogota to be colder, around °C, while days are little chillier, around °C. On the 13th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Villa de Leyva.

Things to do in Bogota

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Catedral de Sal de Zipaquira
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Gold Museum (Museo del Oro) ©
Gold Museum (Museo del Oro)
Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica ©
Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica
Monserrate ©
Monserrate

2
nights
Villa de Leyva

Villa de Leyva ©
Positioned away from major trade routes and exploitable resources, the colonial town of Villa de Leyva has been largely left alone--leaving a window into the 16th century that has become one of Colombia's most popular attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): examine the collection at Casa Museo Luis Alberto Acuna, make a trip to Hotel Plaza Mayor Villa de Leyva, see the interesting displays at Museo Paleontológico, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia del Carmen, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa Terracota. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Mon): examine the collection at Casa Museo Antonio Narino, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de Nuestra Senora del Rosario, make a trip to Museo El Carmen, thensee the interesting displays at Museo El Fosil, and finally see the interesting displays at Capilla y Museo de Santa Clara la Real.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Villa de Leyva online attractions planner.

You can drive from Bogota to Villa de Leyva in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Villa de Leyva

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

Capilla y Museo de Santa Clara la Real
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Museo Paleontológico ©
Museo Paleontológico
Hotel Plaza Mayor Villa de Leyva ©
Hotel Plaza Mayor Villa de Leyva
Casa Terracota ©
Casa Terracota

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