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Nevado del Ruiz

The Nevado del Ruiz volcano is active in Colombia.

 Locals are advised to leave the danger zone.

Currency exchange rate COP to USD

Updated 02.10.2023


Country’s borders status

Borders are open. Currently there are no imposed COVID-related restrictions.

National holidays in Colombia in 2023

Public holidays and festivals in Colombia in 2023. Non-working days:

  • Sunday, 1 January: New Year’s Day (Año Nuevo);
  • Friday, 6 January: Epiphany (Día de los Reyes Magos);
  • Monday, 20 February: Carnival (Carnival);
  • Tuesday, 21 February: Carnival (Carnival);
  • Sunday, 19 March: Saint Joseph’s Day (Día de San José);
  • Thursday, 6 April: Maundy Thursday (Jueves Santo);
  • Friday, 7 April: Good Friday (Viernes Santo);
  • Monday, 1 May: Labour Day (Primero de Mayo);
  • Thursday, 18 May: Ascension Day (Ascensión del señor);
  • Thursday, 8 June: Corpus Christi (Corpus Christi);
  • Friday, 16 June: Sacred Heart (Sagrado Corazón);
  • Thursday, 29 June: Saint Peter and Saint Paul (San Pedro y San Pablo);
  • Thursday, 20 July: Declaration of Independence (Declaracion de la Independencia de Colombia);
  • Monday, 7 August: Battle of Boyacá (Battle of Boyacá);
  • Tuesday, 15 August: Assumption of Mary (La Asunción);
  • Thursday, 12 October: Columbus Day (Día de la Raza);
  • Wednesday, 1 November: All Saints’ Day (Dia de los Santos);
  • Saturday, 11 November: Independence of Cartagena (Independencia de Cartagena);
  • Friday, 8 December: Immaculate Conception (La Inmaculada Concepción);
  • Monday, 25 December: Christmas Day (Navidad).

Bridge holidays in Colombia in 2023:

  • on Epiphany and Baptism, January 6 and 9 will be days off;
  • May 18 is moved to May 22 (Monday);
  • June 16 is moved to June 19 (Monday);
  • in honor of the Day of Saints Peter and Paul, July 3 (Monday) will also be a day off;
  • in honor of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary there will be an additional day off on August 21 (Monday);
  • In honor of America’s Discovery Day, there will be an additional holiday on October 16 (Monday);
  • in honor of All Saints’ Day there will be an additional day off on November 6 (Monday);
  • In honor of Cartagena’s Independence Day, there will be an additional holiday on November 13 (Monday).


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