"A gem not hidden: Villa de Leyva" Top 5 Page for this destination Villa de Leiva by richiecdisc
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Though no longer the hidden gem Colonial town of yore, Villa de Leyva remains not only one of Colombia's can't miss attractions but also one of its most charming if not totally unspoiled destinations. For the well-healed it has perhaps the greatest variety of eating/nightlife options outside of the big cities and one would be hard-pressed to not be impressed with its plethora of white-washed Colonial buildings set on seemingly endless cobblestone streets.
With its proximity to Bogota it is no wonder it can be overrun on weekends with the capital's inhabitants looking for a piece of a rapidly disappearing simpler time but if you time your visit for mid-week, you should find the town every bit as charming if a bit more expensive than in its less glorified if more glorious past. However you slice it, Villa de Leyva awaits.
Villa de Leyva is certainly well on the gringo trail but not as convenient as nearby hub town Tunja which you pretty... more travel advice
The bus station is a bit of a walk from the town center and with cobblestone streets you can forget about wheeled... more travel advice
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