|Loaf of white bread||$1.26|
|Chicken breasts at the market||$4.62|
|1 Pair of men leather shoes||$78.63|
|Internet (6 Mbps, unlimited data)||$34.69|
|Apartment (1 bedroom) in city centre||$327.43|
|Apartment (1 bedroom) outside of centre||$344.45|
Floridablanca is a municipality of the larger urban area, Bucaramanga, and is home to around 250,000 people. It is situated in the north of the country and is part of Santander. It is famous for its confectionary creations, in particular the wafers or obleas as they are known locally.
The area has a fascinating history and an eclectic mix of ethnicities which can be seen in the diverse and celebrated culture of Floridablanca today. There are still signs from the ancient tribes who first settled here to the Colonial Spanish, right up the modern day influx of immigrants. Some of the stand outs are the House of Culture and the Guane Museum of Culture.
There are a number of stunning parks throughout the city such as the Eloy Valenzuela Botanic Garden and La Esperanza Natural Park, where you can enjoy the fabulous flora and fauna of the area, and even feed a red squirrel or two!
There is also plenty for outdoor enthusiasts, with some excellent golfing facilities available and the adrenalin junkie’s dream sport- paragliding, which will allow you to see the stunning Floridablanca and its surrounds from an entirely different view point- if you are brave enough! There are also opportunities for rafting, caving, abseiling, rock climbing and mountain biking.
There are a number of tours available catering for both historical and cultural interests. Flight offer best deal to Floridablanca.
From Floridablanca, explore some of the other municipalities such as Socorro, which is an historic and fascinating place and is definitely worth a day trip, or the charming San Juan de los Caballeros de Giron, where the influence of the Spanish Colonists in most apparent, particularly in the stunning architecture of this quaint and relaxing area.
Floridablanca is the ideal spot to explore the wider region of Santander. It is a must see destination on your trip of Colombia so get cheap flights to Floridablanca now!