From Bogota: Villa de Leyva Day Magic Town Tour

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Learn about the colonial history of Villa de Leyva and Ráquira on a guided tour from Bogota. Enjoy breakfast at the Puenta de boyacá, have lunch in the Plaza Mayor, and visit a museum.

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Highlights

  • The colonial history of Villa de Leyva
  • The different landscapes that fit the development of the towns and cities
  • The “Puente de Boyacá” as a keystone of our independence process
  • The importance of art since the beginning of our culture
  • The differences between Bogotá and Boyacá departments

Description

Declared a National Monument in 1954, this magical town located 3 hours from Bogotá is a jewel of colonial Spanish architecture built in 1572. This Tour is a journey through time, an encounter with history, science, ceramics, archeology, art, and culture. We will pick you up at your Hotel / Hostel and make a stop on the way to have breakfast near the 'Puente de Boyacá' (Bridge of Boyacá) where the final battle of Colombian independence took place. Once we arrive at Villa de Leyva, we will go down to the Plaza Mayor) where you will have time to have lunch before we keep going with the group towards Ráquira. This town also known as 'the artisanal capital of Colombia', a very picturesque village with decorations on its houses.

Includes

Private round-trip transportation (hotel pickup) Tour in Villa de Leyva with local guide (based on tips) Entrance ticket to the CIP Museum (Paleontological Research Center Museum)

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