At 5,775 metres altitude “Los Picos Colon y Bolivar” these are the highest peaks in “La Sierra Nevada de Santa-Marta” in Colombia, these are the highest peaks near the coast in the world.
The oldest city in the country, founded in 1525. It is in the north of the country, 1 hour by plane from Bogotá.
Santa Marta is a very tranquil city with a population of approximately 500,000 inhabitants and much attractive history including:
- -The oldest cathedral in South America built in 1766.
- -La Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino, a beautiful villa with surrounding gardens where Simón Bolívar (Liberator of America) died and which has been converted into a museum.
- -The gold museum which exhibits numerous treasures of Tyrona culture.