Take this Santa Fe de Antioquia Tour and enjoy one of the best daytrips from Medellin. Enjoy one of the cutest and charming colonial towns of Colombia with an expert guide.
What: Santa Fe de Antioquia Tour
Where: Santa Fe de Antioquia
Duration: Full Day
What´s included in this Santa Fe de Antioquia Tour:
1. Professional English-speaking guide.
2. Hotel pick-up and drop-off.
3. Entrance fees
One of the best day trips you can do from Medellin is a visit to Santa Fe de Antioquia. This cute town is located around 1.5-hours away driving from Medellin.
Upon arriving at the main square, you will get a first impression of the department old capital and its traditional cobblestone streets.
At each side of the streets, you will find beautifully preserved whitewashed houses.
After a short walk, you will visit the Juan de Corral Museum where you can learn more about the history of this place and witness the style of the colonial houses from the inside.
Afterwards, you will also visit other colonial style houses, as well as some very picturesque churches.
Then, you will have lunch at a typical Colombian restaurant. Santa Fe de Antioquia is also famous for its gourmet restaurants.
After lunch, you will go back to the car so you can be taken to the Puente de Occidente (the Western Bridge).
This bridge is actually a suspension bridge hanging above the Cauca River, the second biggest in Colombia.
This bridge was built in 1895, and it was considered the seventh largest suspension bridge in the world by then.
The bridge’s impressive length of 291m and a its structure, comparable to the one used in the Brooklyn Bridge, makes this place worth a visit.
You will experience this bridge in two ways. Initially, you will have a look at it from afar, from where you can take gorgeous pictures of it.
Then, to conclude this Santa Fe de Antioquia Tour, you will walk over the bridge and enjoy the amazing views of the surrounding mountains and canyons.
Finally, it will be time to get back to the car and return to Medellin.