Set away your preconceived notions about drug wars and gangsters, and you'll see a nation bubbling with self-assurance, hurtling headlong into a more peaceful and wealthy future.
Snowcapped Andean peaks, tropical Amazonian jungles, blue Caribbean shores, and two sun-kissed deserts await you in this region of extremes. The areas in between, from the magic of Cartagena and the hustle of Medellin to the calm colonial villages of Salento and Mompox, provide a plethora of stunning sights.
Above all, the legendary Colombian hospitality will keep you going back for more. With this list of Colombia's top attractions, you can choose the greatest spots to visit.