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Address: Villa de Leyva, Colombia
Phone Number: 3108521719-8-732-0252
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Very Basic wine tour, nice place to relax

visited and took the wine tour. Quick and straight to the point explaination. That was fine because we enjoyed some time with a platter of cheese, fruit and meats with a couple... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 6, 2015
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Zurich, Switzerland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We took the tour about 30min from town with one of the local tour operators (also ask a Taxi as it might be cheaper to get there). The place is pretty and the tour nice but nothing special if you've done it elsewhere in the world. After tasting the glass of their basic wine included in the tour, we decided... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Lovely vineyard in a beautiful setting. The tour was interesting and not too long but only in Spanish. We enjoyed a nice glass of wine afterwards with an antipasti platter, very enjoyable afternoon.

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alexandria, virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

visited and took the wine tour. Quick and straight to the point explaination. That was fine because we enjoyed some time with a platter of cheese, fruit and meats with a couple of glasses of wine. Pretty farm, nice views and an enjoyable and relaxing time.

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I wasn't expecting much and ended up enjoying my visit. The tour is pretty standard and in Spanish but the setting is very nice, and how can you be disappointed while walking through a vineyard? The tasting only consisted of one glass of their Cabernet Sauvignon but I believe a glass of any of their 5 wines was $10,000 COP,... More 

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Bogota, Colombia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

I have mixed feelings about the tourist trap that is Villa de Leyva. But not about the winery. I heard whispers that Colombia had some good wineries and I was skeptical. I disagree with the views that you do not need to see the tour. For 10,000 pesos I thought it was worth it, just to see how favourably this... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

If you already know the basics about wine, the tour is totally unnecessary. Either way it's a nice place, a vineyard that can be enjoyed as a garden.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

if you speak fluent spanish and really want to spend 25 minutes learning all the statistics involved in wine making, and drink a half glass of wine with instructions, by all means pay for the tour. otherwise, use your money to buy a glass of white, one of their meat and cheese platters (not cheap), and sit at one of... More 

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hongkong
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

It was a 3-4 hours drive from Bogota airport. On the way the landscape is very pleasant. This medieval town is not big, lined with old colonial Spanish houses and cobbled street,a big square in the center, surrounded by restaurants and handicrafts shops. Those old colonial houses has a special charm.weather is extremely nice there, It's a place worth to... More 

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Sacramento, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

In a perfect world 150 miles is not that far, but Colombia has terrible roads, and even worse traffic, so be prepared for a very long ride to get there and return. But once you arrive you will be very pleasantly surprised by a perfectly preserved Spanish colonial town left intact, from the cobblestone streets to the wooden balconies jutting... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

The 150-mile trip from Bogota took us nearly 5 hours because of terrible traffic, but once there, we relaxed and enjoyed the cobblestone streets, historical buildings, enormous plaza, fun shops and an excellent restaurant.This town was made for photographing -- the interior courtyards, impressive plaza, mountains in the background, etc. Given the long ride, it was great that we could... More 

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Address: Address: Villa de Leyva, Colombia
Phone Number: 3108521719-8-732-0252
Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Boyaca Department  >  Villa de Leyva

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