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SANTA FÉ DE ANTIOQUIA – COLONIAL HISTORY

Antioquia

Duration: 2 days/ 1 night

Explore the Western Andes and the precious colonial town of Santa Fé de Antioquia. Founded in 1541 on the Western bank of the Cauca River, Santa Fe became the first capital of Antioquia in 1584. The town is declared a Cultural Heritage Village thanks to its colonial architecture with many historic churches, plazas and palaces. Visit the famous “Puente del Occidente” on the Cauca River, one of the longest and oldest suspension bridges in Latin America. Explore the Cauca River and get to know the village of Sucre. Enjoy hidden waterfalls and the laid-back lifestyle of this forgotten corner of Western Antioquia.

Included

  • Private transportation incl. pick-up service
  • Travel insurance
  • Bilingual attendance
  • Meals (1x breakfast)
  • Entrance fees to Museo Juan de Corral
  • Guided hike in Anzá
  • Accommodation (hotel in Santa Fe de Antioquia)
  • Taxes

Trip Highlights

  • Enjoy a scenic ride through stunning landscapes of Antioquia's western highlands
  • Visit one of the oldest colonial cities in Latin America
  • Learn about the colonial past of Antioquia and Colombia
  • Ride through the longest tunnel in Latin America (“Tunel del Occidente”)
  • Visit the oldest suspension bridge in Colombia (“Puente del Occidente”)
  • Try the exotic tropical fruits at the market in Santa Fé de Antioquia
  • Explore the hidden colonial village of Sucre

Itinerary

Day 1: Colonial Colombia in Santa Fé de Antioquia

Take a ride through the unique landscape of the Western highlands of Antioquia to explore the colonial treasure of the region: Santa Fé de Antioquia. Founded in 1541 on the Western bank of the Cauca River, it became the first capital of Antioquia in 1584. Continue with a guided tour around the city, which is declared a national cultural heritage thanks to its colonial architecture with many historic churches, plazas and palaces. Spend the night in a comfortable colonial hotel in the historic centre of Santa Fé de Antioquia.

Day 2: Puente de Occidente, Colonial Sucre & the waterfalls of Anzá (B)

Visit the famous “Puente del Occidente”, the longest suspension bridge in Colombia and explore the idyllic colonial settlement Sucre – which seems to be suspended in time due to its remote location. Afterwards travel towards the waterfalls of Anzá and enjoy a refreshing bath in the pristine river pool before heading back to Medellín.

Not included

• Activities or expenses not specified in the plan.

Price

Price in dollars "USD" and, accommodation is a mid-range hotels. The price may vary depending on the number of people.

Bilingual guide: 10 USD
Trilingual guide: 15 USD

 

$357

Price for private groups from 4 people, the price depends on the number of people and is subject to change

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