Cycling holiday in Colombia

In the last 10 years the number of tourist visiting Colombia has been tripled, and at the moment Colombia is the most popular holiday destination. The biggest reason for this huge increase is thanks to the peace agreement between the Santos government and the FARC. After signing the agreement, the mindset of foreigners regarding safety in Colombia has changed drastically. Where ten years ago Colombia would be a destination for backpackers or adventure-seekers, the South-American country now welcomes families, luxury travelers and retired couples. Another big increasing group are cyclists. Colombia has a rich cycling history, and with the current…

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Crowning alto de Letras, world’s longest climb

The alto de Letras is the mythical mountain pass par excellence in Colombia and known as the longest climb in the world. Its layout begins at Mariquita at 495 meters above sea level and ends after more than 80 kilometers at the border between the departments of Tolima and Caldas, at 3679 meters above sea level. This ascent is a decisive test for amateur cyclists, who are always in search of new and more demanding challenges. But also the pro’s have ridden this climb in races before, in 2017 it was again part of the Vuelta a Colombia. Miguel Reyes…

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