Easter is a time of reflection that many believe helps to reconnect with our faith, however, it has also become a time of recession, where without living faith aside most of us go away to new destinations in order to recharge batteries that get used in the daily life.
A Boots ‘N Bags woman always seeks balance in her life and knows that the best way to get away is to find a travel destination where she can get entertainment for the whole family, without neglecting the traditions and rituals that accompany the holy week.
These 3 destinations in Colombia are known for providing a wide range of leisure and religion, so that everyone can experience all the elements of a holy Week.
Being the capital of our country, it is one of the most preferred destinations when it comes to Easter. With countless historical sites and temples to visit and a myriad of cultural opportunities thanks to the Festival Iberoamericano de Teatro and programs planned by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism Tourism that include lots of religious and cultural activities. Bogotá also counts with great Hotels that are ready to receive all the tourists that are looking for special plans for Easter, like the luxurious Bogotá Plaza Summit Hotel and its Spectacular Easter Week Plan.
Historical department in which each and every single one of its towns show religious tradition through their typical colonial temples, especially the towns of Chiquinquirá and Tunja. In addition, Boyacá is a recommended destination mainly for its beautiful scenery, the proximity of the places, its climate diversity and especially for its delicious gastronomy.
And for a nice and relaxing stay there are also the colonial and romantic Villa de Leyva, Paipa and the beautiful hotels around Lake Sochagota, and of course we could not forget Tibasosa with Guatica the first Farm Park Adventure in the region.
MOMPOX Y POPAYAN
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They are maybe 2 of the most beautiful places in Colombia thanks to the colonial style they preserve, which has given them international recognition as World Heritage Sites. In both Popayán and Mompox Easter traditions are lived through symbolic acts and ceremonies leaving residents and tourists with a genuine spiritual experience.
Popayán dresses in white in order to continue a legacy of 455 years, while Mompox encourages its seven colonial churches to participate in the various processions with a unique rhythmic beauty.
Enjoying the Holy week is also an inspiring time to find ourselves, reason why we should make a stop on the way to really connect with our spiritual side, to give thanks for our lives and for being able to get together and share this week with our loved ones.