Route & dates
Colon— 1 day
Founded in the 1850s by Americans building the country's first railroad, Colon is now one of the largest duty-free ports in the world.Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): gain insight at The Galeta Marine Laboratory and then don't miss a visit to Gatun Locks.
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If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major aiports are Panama Pacific International Airport, Marcos A. Gelabert International Airport and Tocumen International Airport. On the 5th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.