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Villa de Leyva

Villa de Leyva

1 Day

An excursion deep into the lush Andean highlands outside of Bogota. Villa de Leyva is a colonial treasure of central Colombia. It´s located just 2-hours outside of Bogotá in the beautiful hills of Boyaca. It´s among the most beautiful colonial villages in Colombia. Declared a national monument in 1954, the picturesque village has been preserved in its entirety with cobblestone roads and whitewashed buildings. The village was founded in 1572 and was originally a retreat for military officers, clergy and nobility. Nowadays it is a peaceful, bucolic village and one of the loveliest places in Colombia, filled with history, museums and sightseeing opportunities.

Trip Highlights

  • Travel into the green hills of Boyaca
  • Explore the historic centre of Villa de Leyva – a colonial highlight of Colombia
  • Visit the famous Boyaca bridge – landmark of Colombia´s independence
  • Stroll across the main square of Villa de Leyva – the most beautiful colonial square in Colombia
  • Visit the Santo Ecce Homo monastery
  • Enjoy a typical Colombian lunch

*Can be subject to change

  • Duration: 1 day
  • Travel destination: Medellin – Antioquia
  • Starting point: pick up service at or close to your place in Medellin*
  • Bilingual guide
  • Departure: daily on request

*Only if booking private transport


  • Travel insurance
  • Typical lunch
  • Private transportation incl. pick-up service
  • Guided tour of the colonial centre of Villa de Leyva
  • Bilingual attendance
  • Visit of the Boyaca Bridge
  • Taxes
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips
  • Activities not mentioned in the program
  • Please book at least 24 hours in advance
  • Customize your trip: Add this tour to your Colombia-Roundtrip
  • Private trip: You can book any tour as a private trip starting any day you want.
  • Want any changes to this program and create your personalized tour? Feel free to contact us!

We need a confirmation at least 48 hours before the start date.
Please remember our tours are tailor made private tours.
, Bogota and Central Colombia
1 day

per adult

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