VILLA DE LEYVA

Colonial Villa de Leyva and its fascinating surroundings.

DESCRIPTION

Villa de Leyva is a charmful town filled with history and archeology. Around 17.000 people live in this colonial place that consists of white houses, cobblestone streets, a huge square, and plentiful restaurants.

 

It is located in a gorgeous valley surrounded by mountains. Nowadays, the area is known for being quite dry and comes with pleasant temperatures. However, it used to be a sea and this is still visible in the many fossils found from the Mesozoic and Cretaceous era.

 

Villa de Leyva is perfect for strolling around in the picturesque streets and discovering the typical architecture and majestic square. Visit also the many museums dedicated to the study of fossils or colonial art.

 

Furthermore, the surroundings boast great nature and adventurous activities.

INFORMATION

Best time to visit: All year round

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HAPPY CLIENTS

Such a charming village surrounded by amazing green hills. The tours to see the dinosaurs´ fossils, the monastery and the surroundings landscapes are fantastic!

BIEKE

Belgium

A relaxing town to unwind for a couple of days. There are lots of cool activities to do in the surroundings and the hotels and restaurants are of great value.

STEFFI

Belgium

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ACCOMMODATION

Hotel La Posada de San Antonio

Hotel perfectly located in the old colonial town. This charming place used to be a monastery and is built in the typical colonial style.

 

The elegant rooms are beautifully decorated with old art and have a private bathroom and T.V.

 

The hotel has its own restaurant on the patio, a little chapel, and a SPA.

Hotel Boutique La Casa del Arbol

Hotel located right in the middle of the colonial center. The facade of the hotel has the typical characteristics of the colonial architecture.

 

The hotel is brand new from the inside. The spacious rooms come with their private bathroom, and T. V.

 

You can enjoy the restaurant, bar, and the SPA of the hotel.

AVAILABLE TOURS

Bike Tour to the Periquera Waterfalls.

Explore the natural beauty of Villa de Leyva and its marvelous and mountainous surroundings on a bicycle.

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Hiking to the Iguaque Paramó.

Take in the gorgeous landscapes on your hike to the scared lake of Iguaque, located in the Paramó of Villa de Leyva.

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The Dinosaur Bicycle Tour.

Cycle through the surroundings of Villa de Leyva and discover the prehistoric history of this gorgeous region.

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Time Trip Tour by Car in Villa de Leyva.

Go back in time on the Time Trip Tour by jeep and discover the magical prehistory of Villa de Leyva.

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