Cross the South America longest tunnel in your way to Santa Fe de Antioquia. Take the Palmitas cable car to have a view over the canyons, coffee and vegetable crops. Explore with your guide on a tuc-tuc the most representative places of this historical village. Cross the Puente de Occidente suspension wooden bridge and build in 1887 over the impressive “Cauca river”
TOTAL DURATION: 8 Hrs.
DRIVING TIME: 3 Hrs.
Private tours: 1 – 4 pax.
Private small groups: 5 + pax.
You can make this trip a 2 day experience from standard accommodations at the historical downtown to Villas, nice pools are the norm to stay cool in this hot weather.
If you choose to have this overnight experience at Santa fé de Antioquia you can also add extra activities to do or just enjoy exploring the place on your own.
Please notice due to time limitation this activities are available only for the overnight experience at Santa fé de Antioquia. You can also customize your trip by contacting us.
Santa Fé Antioquia, the first capital city of the department of Antioquia we will pick you up at your hotel in Medellin. We will use 4,6km long “Tunel of the West” the longest of its kind in South America. Arrival in Santa fé de Antioquia will happen in an hour. The big variety of tropical exotic fruit grown nearby, make a perfect opportunity to try them all.
One of this traditions is the skill full work with Gold and Silver, job of the Goldsmith. Members of the same family or friends, learn from the master, to elaborate with all the patience that precious process so the beautiful metal become a gem, using the technique of filigree.
Interesting events that bring national and international public are also held at the town. On April the celebration of the Holyweek is massive. It take a long preparation and it is a pride to be a part of it. On december the international film festival is expected by all. The exhibition of films and alternate events are completely free to the public.
Old train tracks, waterfalls, sugar mill