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The Art and Artists of Colombia


9 Day Itinerary

Best Time
December to March
Guide Price



Embark on an artistic journey across Colombia, immersing yourself in its cultural riches through intimate encounters with renowned artists.


  • Gallery-hopping in Bogota with a celebrated art curator
  • Meet some of Colombia’s most exciting emerging artists
  • Visit the ateliers and local artists living and working in the heart of the Andes
  • Explore the top galleries in Cartagena and Bogota
  • Learn about the intricacies of Colombia’s politics, history and culture through its art and artists

Day 1 - 3: Bogotá

Day 4 - 6: Barichara, Colombia

Day 7 - 9: Cartagena

Day 1 - 3: Bogotá

Insider access to Bogotá’s fresh and emerging art scene, including a private dinner at the home of a fascinating art collector

Explore the San Felipe Art District with a local art curator

Bogotá is home to nine art schools and many internationally acclaimed artists. As the country emerges into a new era of stability, Colombia’s long history of creative talent is starting to rise from underground platforms and come onto the world stage.

Stay at the Four Seasons Casa Medina, a Victorian-style luxury hotel with elegant rooms and an excellent location for exploring Bogotá’s food and art scene. This evening, we will arrange for you to enjoy dinner at the home of an art collector for a candid insight into the links between Colombia’s art and politics.

Enjoy a full day of exploring the galleries of San Felipe with an expert art curator. Meet local artists and designers at their studios and experience a private visit with the curator of the Modern Art Museum.

San Felipe Art District, Bogota
Casa Barichara Boutique, Barichara

Day 4 - 6: Barichara, Colombia

Explore Barichara, one of the most beautiful towns in the Andes

Exclusive access to the private art collection of a renowned artist

Barichara is a picture-perfect colonial town embraced by Andean valleys. Stay in the family home of a former president and visit the workshops of local artists putting this town on the creative map.

Casa del Presidente is a stunning private villa that was once the residence of the late president Belisario Betancur. Betancur was also a philanthropist and patron of the arts, and this home is a fitting base from which to discover Barichara’s art scene. The gardens are the perfect setting for a special dinner with live music.

Visit the ateliers and workshops of local artists and learn about the history, culture and architecture of this captivating town. We will ensure you have plenty of time to wander the cobbled streets at your own pace. During your stay, we will arrange exclusive access to the private art collection of a renowned artist living in town and a visit to an organic coffee farm.

Day 7 - 9: Cartagena

Visit the Getsemani neighbourhood and learn about culture and politics
through the street artists who bring this vibrant district to life.

Join a specialist art guide for a tour of the town’s top art galleries
Cartagena is truly an artist’s city and is responsible for some of the most influential contemporary artists in the country.

Stay at Casa San Agustín, an exquisite and welcoming boutique hotel in Cartagena’s Old Town.

With original frescoes in the library and centuries-old wood-beamed ceilings, Casa San Agustín’s architecture evokes the city’s rich history of the 17th century. The hotel’s Alma restaurant is one of the best in town, and we always recommend reserving a table well in advance.

Our specialist art guide will take you on a creative journey through the streets of the city. Start in the lively neighbourhood of Getsemani, where street artists make their name (there is even the option to take part in a graffiti workshop). Meet local artists and the curators of some of the top art galleries in Cartagena.

Cartagena, Colombia

What is typically included

  • 3 nights with breakfast at the Four Seasons Bogota
  • 3 nights with breakfast at Casa del Presidente Barichara
  • 2 nights with breakfast at Casa San Agustin Cartagena
  • Domestic transfers
  • Guiding as mentioned in the itinerary

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Best Time
December to March
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