Explore Villa de Leyva’s top sites with this 5-hour walking tour. Our guide will show you its historical and cultural importance, while you visit its Plaza Mayor, one of the biggest squares in South America, Casa Terracota, the Paleontological Museum or, Pozos Azules, archeological places to travel back in time. A quick but informative, fun, and complete tour that will give you enough insights for you to keep enjoying this place on your own.
Villa de Leyva preserves in its architecture some of the most authentic features of our colonial past. Not for nothing it was declared National Monument in 1954. Besides its architecture and historical importance, this town is also known for its diversity of landscapes, as you can go from desertic areas to fog forests in some minutes.
This tour is perfect if you want to have a welcoming introduction to Villa de Leyva, right before starting your trip around, or just after you explore the outskirts of it and you want to focus on the historic center. If you want to keep exploring the unique beauty of our country, we invite you to check out our Salt Cathedral of Zipaquira & Lake Guatavita tour, a true marvel to be seen!
Our guide will pick you up and take you first to Plaza Mayor, the biggest cobblestone square in Colombia. From here you will make a review of different periods in history, including the recent history of this region: its characters, its houses, and its monasteries that are witnesses of the historical and cultural development of Villa de Leyva that even to this day continue to write its legacy.
You will also visit some of the main cultural and historical museums and houses, for example, The Holy Ecce Homo convent, the House of Juan de Castellanos, or the House and Museum of Antonio Nariño.
And to sum up, you will have a glimpse of the archeological richness of this land, while you walk around some of the paleontological and fossil museums. Of course, our guide will give you recommendations of additional activities, places, and food to try, so you can have the most complete experience of this trip in Villa de Leyva. After this experience in the most beautiful town in all of Colombia, the guide will take you back to the hotel so you can rest.
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