Situated in the Aburra Valley, Medellín is famous for its pleasant climate, breathtaking views of the Andes Mountains, and amazing cultural sites. Explore beautiful natural scenery and fascinating historical sites on your Medellín vacation.
Start your trip at the world-renowned Museo de Antioquia. The museum has 17 rooms that feature exhibitions of ancient pre-Columbian art, modern Colombian art, 19th-century photography, contemporary art, sculptures, and more. After you go through the museum, stop at the Plazoleta de las Esculturas, right out front. This public square has 23 bronze sculptures created by Medellín artist Fernando Botero. After you're finished exploring Medellín's art scene, spend some time outdoors in Parque Arvi. This ecological nature reserve is in northeast Medellín, and it contains a variety of trails that take you through dense forest. With Medellín car rentals, you can easily reach all of Medellín's main attractions.
Want to hear readings from talented poets? Book Medellín packages for July, and you'll get to take part in the International Poetry Festival of Medellín. This festival takes place over eight days, and it features poets from all around the world. A few weeks after the International Poetry Festival, Medellín hosts its largest celebration: the Festival of the Flowers. Held every August, this festival has both the largest outdoor flower show and the largest horse parade in the world. The festival also has two fireworks shows, a classic and antique car parade, and concerts. This event is very popular and attracts large crowds, so be sure to book your hotels in Medellín early if you plan to attend.
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