Colombia is known for producing the finest coffee in the world, emeralds and gold, an incredible variety of flowers, great sportsmen, notable literary figures, incredibly talented musicians, and much more. But if we say that Medellin is the heart of Colombia, it would not be wrong.
Due to its mild climate, Medellin is known as the city of eternal spring. It is the best destination to visit if you want to have the pleasure of gentle weather. If you plan to visit Medellin, Plan your stay in the El Poblado district; it is the main tourist center of the city. You will find all the best hotels, hostels, restaurants here and it is best to witness Medellin nightlife.
So, fasten your belts as we introduce you to one of the finest worth-visiting places in one of the world’s best tourist-friendly cities.
Top Things to Do in Medellin Colombia
Here are a few top things to do in Medellin Colombia if you are planning to visit the city of eternal spring:
Make a Coffee Farm Tour
Colombia is well known as one of the best coffee producers in the world, and taking a trip of 45 minutes outside of Medellin to a real coffee farm will definitely be a unique experience. One of the most interesting things you get to experience while taking the tour is that they let you dress up in old traditional clothes.
Moreover, you can also experience picking up the coffee fruit from the tree. Isn’t it exciting!
Plan a Flower Farm Tour
Touring a flower farm is the next thing we recommend for your Medellin visit. Columbia is one of the biggest flower exporters in the world, with the exportation of more than a million flowers to the US only on Valentine’s Day. When you visit a flower farm, you will be paired with a farmer who will show you around the farm and enjoy the enormous varieties of flowers Colombia offers.
If you are up for a more thrilling experience while also staying close to nature, visiting Guava Bay is one of the best experiences. Guava Bay is known for the rock formation you can climb to the top. When you see this rock, you wonder how something like this is naturally formed as it looks absolutely out of this world. This rock is actually placed there by tectonic plates, and then the land around it eroded, revealing this insane formation.
Visit Old Tom’s – Gin Palace
Gin Palace is a truly special place as it describes a point in English history that is often not talked about. It is when gin was illegal from the 1600s to the 1900s, and this is because they didn’t know how to distill propolis. There were a lot of deaths, but because people loved it, they did not want to give it up. Apart from historic value, it’s also one of the best places in the city to get an ultimate cocktail.
Tour to Comuna 13- Graffiti
One of the most iconic things to do in Medellin is going to the community, where you will see not only the difficult times the city had but also the transformation that is still in progress. There you will also see how hip-hop and art have really been a sign of resistance and resilience to the war. If you are an art lover, especially graffiti, it is a must-visit place for you. You will get to enjoy vibrant street art, an energetic atmosphere, and a chance to mingle with friendly locals. It is smiley one of the top-rated things to do in Medellin.
Visit Parque Arvi
This place is worth visiting if you are an adventure lover. The beautiful Gondola ride up to the top of the mountain is the main attraction. From outside, it kind of seems like it’s just a park for hiking, but in fact, this popular ecological nature reserve in Medellin is like a little town with sweeping views where you can enjoy cable car rides and outdoors the best in Medellin.
Visit A Sports Bar, Visit Proc & Rynos
If you happen to visit Medellin during a sports season or are a sports lover, visiting Medellin sports bar is the best thing you can do to satisfy your hunger for sports. There you get to watch your favorite sport, taste local beer, and witness local enthusiasm for sports.
If you want a place with the best atmosphere, music, big TV screens, and tasty food, visit Proc & Ryno’s sports bar in Medellin, and you will not be disappointed.