Provincia de Colón Travel Guide

  • Our Ship at the Dock in Colon
    Our Ship at the Dock in Colon
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  • Entering the Panama Canal From Colon

    Colón Things to Do

    It's 5 am in the morning and our ship is approaching the Panama Canal. There are an amazing array of orange, blue and black clouds as we edge closer to the canal. I step up on deck to try and picture what it was like for the gold seekers in the mid 19th century that approached this area. However as the ship approaches Colon it is as if the City is...

  • Four Points Colon

    Colón Hotels

    Milennium Plaza Av A. Waked Corredor Zona Libre, Colon, Panama

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars


    Colón Things to Do

    The Colon terminus is just outside the west entrance to the Zona Libre at the southern base of Colon - the bus terminal is also close by. The railroad was the original reason for the town’s existence, serving both as a construction headquarters, then as a transhipment point. This railroad runs from here across the Isthmus to Panama City and offers...



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  • Meet People

    Portobelo Things to Do

    The people in Portobelo are SUPER friendly and are always down to buy a stranger a beer. If you just visit the church and the ruins and leave you've really missed out on a great opportunity to make friends. 5 minutes in the plaza and you can strike up a conversation with a local. We met so many folks we ended up staying and hanging out all day. If...

  • Tourist Office

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    The torist office is right "downtown", meters away from the Customs House. Chances are you will pass it on the way the House. For a little place it is almost a miracle to have an office like that and it is very useful. The friendly staff has suggestions for places to stay and eat. The majority are out of town, so a car is an indispensable...

  • Forts and Fortresses

    Portobelo Things to Do

    Portobello is endowed with many forts – sign of significance in the old days. They have been destroyed and rebuild. The version available for inspection now is the latest and most modern for the times of construction but what really saved it from yet another phase of destruction was Portobello’s transition into obscurity after the change of the...


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