8 days in Cartagena Itinerary

8 days in Cartagena Itinerary

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Cartagena
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Cartagena

Cartagena ©
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Playa Blanca in Isla Baru (about 1h 05 min away). There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas, contemplate the long history of Plaza Santo Domingo, examine the collection at Caribe Jewelry Museum & Factory, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Cartagena online trip itinerary builder .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airports are Rafael Nuñez International Airport and Ernesto Cortissoz International Airport. In February, daytime highs in Cartagena are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cartagena

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

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Playa Blanca, Oceanario
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Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas ©
Walled City of Cartagena ©
Walled City of Cartagena
Plaza Santo Domingo ©
Plaza Santo Domingo

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