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Best Things to Do in Cartagena

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Christina's Travel Tips for Cartagena

What are the best things to do in Cartagena?

Visit the Palanque! So much culture, so much history, and the best food in Cartagena!

What is your best overall travel tip for Cartagena?

Don't be afraid to get down with the locals! Get out the resort and mingle. The people are so welcoming.

Visited Cartagena in December

Photo Shoot Location: Getsemaní

Juan A. in Cartagena for Flytographer


Stephanie's Travel Tips for Cartagena

What is your best overall travel tip for Cartagena?

Walk around the Ciudad Amurallada, or walled city, for great food and shopping and nightlife. Completely safe, beautiful, and charming.

Visited Cartagena in February

Photo Shoot Location: Getsemaní

Juan A. in Cartagena for Flytographer


Donald's Travel Tips for Cartagena

What is your best overall travel tip for Cartagena?

I would surly recommend going to witness one of the most beautiful sunsets at Cafe de Mar and then to go to have either lunch or dinner at one of the best restaurants for great Colombian food from Cartagena which is Cande and to also stay at one of the two amazing hotels of the Colombian Designer Sylvia Tcherassi (www.tcherassihotels.com) and to check out the amazing views of Cartagena from the rooftop of Hotel Movich

Visited Cartagena in November

Photo Shoot Location: Custom Route

Juan Felipe in Cartagena for Flytographer


Ana's Travel Tips for Cartagena

What is your best overall travel tip for Cartagena?

Try all the ethnic food that they have. Make sure to go on an island tours and spend a lot of time at the beach.

Visited Cartagena in November

Photo Shoot Location: Ciudad Amurallada

Juan Felipe in Cartagena for Flytographer


Elizabeth's Travel Tips for Cartagena

What is your best overall travel tip for Cartagena?

Stay inside the walled city and you are able to walk everywhere! We so enjoyed being able to walk out of our apartment every morning and hit the ground running with whatever we wanted to do because the walled city in so walkable we could get to one side to another within 15 minutes. It was perfect!

Visited Cartagena in October

Photo Shoot Location: Ciudad Amurallada

Juan A. in Cartagena for Flytographer


Anais's Travel Tips for Cartagena

What is your best overall travel tip for Cartagena?

Explore the old town, check out the colorful buildings, and have dinner at la cevicheria.

Visited Cartagena in May

Photo Shoot Location: Ciudad Amurallada

Juan A. in Cartagena for Flytographer


Estelle's Travel Tips for Cartagena

What is your best overall travel tip for Cartagena?

Wake up at sunrise and take a stroll through Getsemani. From the colorful buildings and street art, you’ll get a feel of the city in its early quiet hours. And at nightfall go again and you’ll see a completely different city!

Visited Cartagena in August

Photo Shoot Location: Getsemaní

Juan A. in Cartagena for Flytographer


Joaquin's Travel Tips for Cartagena

What is your best overall travel tip for Cartagena?

Walking on the walls of the old city are a must - the views are so unique and so beautiful, especially at sunset!

Visited Cartagena in June

Photo Shoot Location: Custom Route

Juan Felipe in Cartagena for Flytographer


Katherine's Travel Tips for Cartagena

What is your best overall travel tip for Cartagena?

Getsemani is a must-visit neighborhood in Cartagena! Beautiful street art and and an amazing, welcoming vibe await you there!

Visited Cartagena in May

Photo Shoot Location: Ciudad Amurallada

Juan A. in Cartagena for Flytographer


Allison's Travel Tips for Cartagena

What is your best overall travel tip for Cartagena?

La Mulata had the best ceviche! Go there and enjoy it.

Visited Cartagena in April

Photo Shoot Location: Ciudad Amurallada

Juan A. in Cartagena for Flytographer


Betty's Travel Tips for Cartagena

What is your best overall travel tip for Cartagena?

Stay in Getsemani where you can experience true local living, but still be a 5 minute walk to the "walled city." Try their many incredible cocktail bars and drink lots of lulo juice!

Visited Cartagena in April

Photo Shoot Location: Custom Route

Juan A. in Cartagena for Flytographer


Dustin's Travel Tips for Cartagena

What is your best overall travel tip for Cartagena?

Watch the sunset at Movich Hotel. Check out the bookstore Abaco in the old city for your morning coffee and browsing.

Visited Cartagena in April

Photo Shoot Location: Ciudad Amurallada

Juan Felipe in Cartagena for Flytographer


Sarah's Travel Tips for Cartagena

What is your best overall travel tip for Cartagena?

Don Juan was by far the best meal we had, though it's hard to find a bad meal in Cartagena. And be sure to dive into the rich history of the city, especially by visiting the fortress early on the trip to set the stage for understanding the city.

Visited Cartagena in November

Photo Shoot Location: Ciudad Amurallada

Juan Felipe in Cartagena for Flytographer


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