Colón | Visit Panama

WHERE TO GOColón

The city of Colon is the second largest city in the Republic of Panama. It is located at the Atlantic entrance of the Panama Canal. This province was traditionally a commercial area, but it also has many natural resources that are currently being developed as tourist attractions, including coral reefs, rainforests and islands.

BASIC INFORMATION

LOCATION

Colón

TEMPERATURE

66 - 86°F (19 - 30°C)

CLIMATE

Tropical

TERRAIN

City

Colón is a historical port city on the Caribbean coast of Panama. It is the capital of the province of Colon and the Caribbean entrance to the Canal. Its natural resources, such as coral reefs and forest reserves are being developed and promoted as tourist attractions. It is home to the Colon Free Trade Zone, a key component in the import and export of a variety of products from all over the world. It is under one hour away from the capital city through the Panama-Colon highway.

WHAT TO DO

BEST KNOWN FOR

The Panama Canal's Caribbean locks, the world's second largest duty free zone.