A cultural melting pot on the shores of the Caribbean Sea, Colon is the gateway to the new world and the entrance to the Panama Canal. Culture and history, along its colonial fortresses, are mixed with paradisiacal beaches and a vibrant nightlife. Behind them, the overflowing nature awaits just a few kilometers away.
Portobelo and Fort San Lorenzo, witnesses of Colon’s colonial past, are now guardians of the country’s second largest city and also the second biggest duty-free zone in the world. Its tropical climate, coral reefs and magical beaches make it the perfect place to rest or enjoy scuba diving or snorkeling. Discovering beaches like La Angosta, Isla Grande, Palanque or Tortuguilla is an almost infinite task of delight and bliss in nature.
Colon is located along the Caribbean coast of Panama, at the entrance of the Panama Canal.
The beauty of its countryside, its beaches, the historic fortresses, cannon and pirate stories, the warmth of its people and the Colon free zone with its tax-free purchases are some of the attractions it has to offer. Just west of the city is fort San Lorenzo, a colonial military structure very well preserved. Its capital is the city of Colon. Popular destinations: Fort San Lorenzo, Gatun and Agua Clara locks of the Panama Canal, Colon Free Zone, Colon 2000 Port, Galeta Island, Iguana Island, The Chagres River And Portobelo.
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