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Cartagena Travel Guide
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A storied history, diverse ecosystem and inviting culture are just part of the charm of Cartagena, an extraordinary city located in the Caribbean region of Colombia. Situated on the northern coast, this port town was founded in 1533, and once served a key role in the settlement and expansion of the Spanish empire. The ancient walls and extensive fortifications erected around the city throughout this time are still a major attraction to this day, and led to Cartagena's designation as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1984.

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Cartagena travel tips
Cartagena travel tips
Language spoken in Cartagena
Spanish. English is widely spoken in many areas.
Currency and exchange used in Cartagena
The official currency of Cartagena is the peso, although U.S. dollars are recommended. Currency exchange should be done exclusively in hotels, banks and bureaux de change. Visa and Mastercard are the most widely accepted credit cards, and many larger cities offer an extensive network of ATMs with English language options available.
Voltage in Cartagena
Sunwing suggests the recommendations below while travelling on vacation to Cartagena to ensure that you have a safe and enjoyable holiday.
Cartagena weather
Weather in Cartagena, Colombia
The temperature in Cartagena typically maintains a balmy average of 31 degrees Celsius (88 degrees Fahrenheit), with an average low of 24 degrees Celsius (75 degrees Fahrenheit). Humidity is also prevalent, so vacationers travelling to Cartagena, should pack clothes suitable for swimming and warm weather, apply plenty of sunscreen and be sure to stay hydrated.
Traveling to Cartagena
While on vacation in Cartagena
Sunwing suggests the recommendations below while travelling on vacation to Cartagena to ensure that you have a safe and enjoyable holiday.