ANTIOQUIA GREEN ROUTE
TimeAll year long
PlacesMEDELLIN, SAN ANTONIO DE PEREIRA, EL RETIRO, LA CEJA
Type of tripEco-Tourism
Medellin is known as the largest industrial and commercial capital, and as the city of eternal spring. It 's a a city that has the privilege of being surrounded by a mountain range that stays green all year round, full of flowers and fruit trees, birds and many species of animals. With its museums, theaters, concerts, galleries, and botanical gardens, two airports, the main stadiums of the country and the first metro transport system in Colombia, Medellin is the best city where really live a great experience.
The tour ROUTA VERDE DE ANTIOQUIA will take you into the heart of the region of Antioquia, between flowers and mountains; you will find yourself immersed in a natural environment in contact with villagers and their culture.
A day tour to enjoy a region that offers wonderful landscapes where the flowers and the mountains are the real protagonists. Visit to some typical villages like San Antonio de Pereira, El Retiro and Las Ceja, with their culture, crafts and gastronomy, the "Carmen del Viboral", famous for its hand-painted ceramics. Visit to the Parque Recreativo Tutucán, a reconstruction of a village of Antioch with its church, school and the typical houses; here you can meet the typical characters of the time as "Bobo del Pueblo" and "La loca". It's 'the right place to buy sweets and souvenirs.
Duration: 7 hours