San Gil, Santander (Colombia) a must-visit site
by: Albeiro Fuquen
Due to the economic development generated by the rise of extreme sports or adventure, the various tourist activities and the amount domestic and foreign visitors it receives, It is recognized as “Epicenter Tourist” and “Tourist Capital of Santander” because here you can practice various extreme and adventure sports like rafting, canoeing-rafting, canyoning, paragliding, caving, abseiling, bungee jumping , mountain biking and motocross, etc.
It has endowments of nature in places such as waterfalls, rivers, natural caves, mountains and the Chicamocha Grand Canyon located just an hour from San Gil.
The historic center of the town of steep streets and on the banks of “Fonce” river One of its main attractions is the “Gallineral park”, occupying an island in the river; moss hanging from the trees and the sound of water make it a must-visit site.