7 days in Cartagena Itinerary

7 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 these side-trips from Cartagena: Isla Baru (Playa Blanca & Aviario Nacional de Colombia). There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas, steep yourself in history at Walled City of Cartagena, make a trip to Torre del Reloj, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Convent of Santa Cruz de la Popa.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Cartagena journey builder tool .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airports are Rafael Nuñez International Airport and Ernesto Cortissoz International Airport. In August, daytime highs in Cartagena are 91°F, while nighttime lows are 78°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

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Isla Baru
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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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