Medellin, the city of eternal spring

GENERAL INFORMATION

Destination Medellín, surface area 380.6 square kilometers

INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

José María Cordova (Rionegro)

LANGUAGE

Spanish

CURRENCY

Colombian peso

WEATHER

MAX 27ºC 
MIN 14ºC

TRANSPORTATION

Autobus, metro, metro cable car, metroplus and tram.

SURFACE AREA

380.6 km²

PLACES TO VISIT

EL PEÑON DE GUATAPÉ

Go up 740 steps to get to the top of this monolith. From here, you can arrive to the municipality of Guatapé.

Estimated distance from the Airport:

34.3 miles

PARQUE EXPLORA

With over 300 interactive experiences, the park has different rooms focused on the mind, physics, history, on top of theme exhibitions.

Estimated distance from the Airport:

24 miles

PARQUE LLERAS

Contemporary icon of the city, this square features a wide array of restaurants and bars to enjoy the nightlife of the city.

Estimated distance from the Airport:

20.5 miles

PUEBLITO PAISA

Located at the top of the Nutibara hill, this little town is a replica of the traditional villages of the area. Its food and setting will connect you to the culture of Antioquia.

Estimated distance from the Airport:

22.3 miles

DON’T FORGET TO TRY

TYPICAL FOODS

  • Ajiaco
  • Cheese arepa
  • Arepa de arriero
  • Bandeja paisa
  • Calentao
  • Antioquian beans

TYPICAL BEVERAGES

  • Chocolate
  • Aguardiente (White Spirits)
  • Sugar-cane water with cheese

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