Venezuela

SHORT INFORMATION

Medicine and health in Venezuela

Before visiting Venezuela, you may need to get the following vaccinations and medications for vaccine-preventable diseases and other diseases you might be at risk for at your destination. To have the most benefit, see a health-care provider at least 4–6 weeks before your trip to allow time for your vaccines to take effect and to start taking medicine to prevent malaria, if you need it.

FOOD AND BEVERAGES

Coffee in Venezuela

Being the cash crop of Venezuela, coffee is one of the most important hot beverages in the country.

HOLIDAYS AND TRADITIONS

Christmas celebration in Venezuela

In Venezuela, Christmas is celebrated on December 24th.The celebration of the festival here is a harmonious balance of solemnity and gaiety. Venezuela being a predominantly Catholic country, Christmas festivities in the country focus on the birth of Baby Jesus. Christmas is celebrated here with a number of religious and traditional customs.