11 days in Medellin, Santa Fe de Antioquia & Fredonia Itinerary

11 days in Medellin, Santa Fe de Antioquia & Fredonia Itinerary

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11 days in Medellin, Santa Fe de Antioquia & Fredonia Itinerary

Start: Medellin
1
Medellin
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Santa Fe de Antioquia
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Fredonia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
End: Medellin

5
nights
Medellin

Nestled between rising hills in a narrow valley, Medellin serves as an energetic melting pot of people from all socio-economic classes.
Step out of Medellin to go to Guatape and see Piedra Del Penol, which is approximately 1h 50 min away. There's much more to do: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, don't miss a visit to Plaza Botero, let the kids burn off some steam at Parque Lleras, and contemplate the waterfront views at Laguna de Guatape.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Medellin trip planner .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Medellin. In December, daytime highs in Medellin are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Santa Fe de Antioquia.

Things to do in Medellin

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Piedra Del Penol, Parroquia la Nina Maria
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Parque Explora ©
Parque Explora
Piedra Del Penol ©
Piedra Del Penol

3
nights
Santa Fe de Antioquia

Santa Fe de Antioquia ©
The old mining town of Santa Fe de Antioquia seems suspended in time, with extremely well-preserved colonial-era architecture protected as a national monument since the 1960s.
On the 6th (Mon), snap pictures at Puente de Occidente, make a trip to Riverside de Occidente, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia de Santa Barbara. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Tue): make a splash at Kanaloa and then make a trip to Centro Historico Santa Fe de Antioquia.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Santa Fe de Antioquia road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Medellin to Santa Fe de Antioquia takes 1.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Santa Fe de Antioquia can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Fredonia.

Things to do in Santa Fe de Antioquia

Theme Parks Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Plaza de Bolivar
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Kanaloa ©
Kanaloa
Riverside de Occidente ©
Riverside de Occidente

2
nights
Fredonia

Fredonia
Fredonia is a town and municipality in the Colombian department of Antioquia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: experience rural life at Cafe de la Cima.

For traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Fredonia online tour itinerary builder .

You can drive from Santa Fe de Antioquia to Fredonia in 3 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Fredonia can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. On the 10th (Fri), you're off tohome.
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