Medellin

City of the eternal spring , this city has a climate average throughout the year of 25 ° C. The metropolitan area has 3 and a half million inhabitants. It is a first-rate business center and is considered the industrial and fashion city in Colombia. On its broad and well designed shopping malls, fashion centers and factory points, textile and clothes of excellent quality can be purchased at very reasonable prices, as well as footwear, fashion and lingerie accessories.

  • · Climate: Tempered.
  • · Clothing: Fresh, cotton. Wear a sweater.
  • · Recommendations: Have outfits for the night given the great night life of the city. Use metro as a means of transport the system connects the city from North to South
  • · Activities: visit the Pueblito Paisa, Plaza Botero, the Botanical Garden, North Park, Spain library, Eco touristic Park Arvi, a trip in Metrocable (cable car connected to the system metro), visit surrounding towns such as Santa Fe de Antioquia, El Peñol and Guatape, museums such as: the Anioquia Museum, Museum of modern art of Medellín, EPM interactive museum, Explora Park Museum, Castle Museum and the Museum – cemetery of San Pedro.
  • · Special events:
    • Colombiamoda: In July of each year, the city brings together for 3 days Latin America fashion offer and Latin American designers such as Oscar de la Renta, Carolina Herrera, Narciso Rodriguez, Alexander Hercovich and Esteban Cortazar among others to create an enabling environment for doing business with European and other American companies.
    • Festival of the flowers: is performed the first weeks of August each year, and is an event that includes activities such as horseback riding, parades of antique and classic cars, exhibitions of handicrafts, equine exhibitions, festivals of orchestras, street concerts and competitions of trova Its major focus are the flowers since Medellin is known as the “city of eternal spring” and in thus the famous Silleteros parade is held on August 7.
    • Christmas lighting (Dec 7th to January 6th) has become famous, more than 14.5 million bulbs, 300 km of lighted cables, 21 parks, 4 km lenght of lighting in the center of the city and cultural programming throughout the month makes December one of the best times to visit the city. On December 7th each year  the parade of dances, myths and legends is performed.
  • · Recommended restaurants:
    • El Cielo.
    • La Provincia.
    • Donde Bupos.
    • In Citu.
    • Hato Viejo. (comida típica)
    • Night life:
      • Envy. (Hotel The Charlee solo en fechas específicas)
      • Carito.
      • Rio Sur – Sixttina, Sinko.
      • Parque Lleras.
      • Strada.