15 days in Antioquia Department Itinerary

15 days in Antioquia Department Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Bristol
Fly + Drive:  23 h
1
Rionegro
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Guatape
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 30 min
3
Medellin
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Fredonia
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Jerico
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Jardin
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
7
Santa Fe de Antioquia
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  25 h
End: Bristol

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Rionegro

Rionegro ©
Rionegro is a city and municipality in Antioquia Department, Colombia, located in the subregion of Eastern Antioquia. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): look for gifts at Ceramicas Esmaltarte, then get engrossed in the history at Museo Historico Casa de la Convencion de Rionegro, and then stop by Parque Comfama Rionegro.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Rionegro trip website.

Bristol, UK to Rionegro is an approximately 23- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Colombia Standard Time is minus 5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Rionegro can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Guatape.

Things to do in Rionegro

Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Ceramicas Esmaltarte
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Parque Comfama Rionegro ©
Parque Comfama Rionegro
Ceramicas Esmaltarte ©
Ceramicas Esmaltarte

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Guatape

Guatape ©
On the shores of a large artificial lake, Guatape ensures a pleasant experience in a quiet little town known for its friendly residents and attractive architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): head outdoors with ALTITUDE, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de Nuestra Senora del Carmen, and then get great views at Guatape Dam. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Piedra Del Penol, get outside with Cable Paseo Guatape, and then get out on two wheels at Guatape Motos.

For maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Guatape sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Rionegro to Guatape in 1.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Guatape are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a bus to Medellin.

Things to do in Guatape

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Guatape Motos ©
Guatape Motos
Iglesia de Nuestra Senora del Carmen ©
Iglesia de Nuestra Senora del Carmen
Piedra Del Penol ©
Piedra Del Penol

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Medellin

Medellin ©
Nestled between rising hills in a narrow valley, Medellin serves as an energetic melting pot of people from all socio-economic classes.
Step off the beaten path and head to Planetario de Medellin and Coffee & Tea Tours. Explore Medellin's surroundings by going to Cementerio Jardines Montesacro (in Itagui) and Plaza de Mercado (in La Ceja). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Metropolitan Cathedral Basilica, make a trip to Plaza Mayor, browse the different shops at El Tesoro Parque Comercial, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To find more things to do and more tourist information, use the Medellin trip planner.

You can take a bus from Guatape to Medellin in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Guatape in April; daily highs in Medellin reach 32°C and lows reach 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Fredonia.

Things to do in Medellin

Museums Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Cementerio Jardines Montesacro, Parque El Salado, Plaza de Mercado
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Planetario de Medellin ©
Planetario de Medellin
Metropolitan Cathedral Basilica ©
Metropolitan Cathedral Basilica
Museo de Arte Moderno de Medellin ©
Museo de Arte Moderno de Medellin

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night
Fredonia

Fredonia ©
Fredonia is a town and municipality in the Colombian department of Antioquia. Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): relax in the rural setting at Cafe de la Cima.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Fredonia vacation planning site.

You can drive from Medellin to Fredonia in 1.5 hours. April in Fredonia sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C at night. On the 16th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Jerico.
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Cafe de la Cima ©
Cafe de la Cima

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Jerico

Jerico ©
On the 17th (Fri), take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Botanico Los Balsos, take in the awesome beauty at Cerro Las Nubes, then examine the collection at Casa Museo Jose Tomas Uribe, then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Jericó., and finally experience the excitement of Hecho en Jerico.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Jerico online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Fredonia to Jerico in 1.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can go by car to Jardin.

Things to do in Jerico

Parks Nature Museums
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Hecho en Jerico ©
Hecho en Jerico

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Jardin

Jardin ©
El Jardín, often simply referred to as Jardín, is a town and municipality in the southwest region of Antioquia, Colombia. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): Head underground at La Cueva de los Guacharos, get engrossed in the history at Casa Museo Clara Rojas Pelaez, then don't miss a visit to Centro Historico de Jardin, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de la Inmaculada Concepcion, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Gallito de Roca Preserve.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Jardin day trip planner.

You can drive from Jerico to Jardin in 2.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Jardin are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can drive to Santa Fe de Antioquia.

Things to do in Jardin

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Basilica de la Inmaculada Concepcion ©
Basilica de la Inmaculada Concepcion
Centro Historico de Jardin ©
Centro Historico de Jardin

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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 19th (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de Chiquinquira, then stroll around Plaza de Bolivar, then don't miss a visit to Centro Historico Santa Fe de Antioquia, and finally don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor Juan de Corral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Basilica de la Inmaculada Concepcion, don't miss a visit to Riverside de Occidente, and then snap pictures at Puente de Occidente.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Santa Fe de Antioquia tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Jardin to Santa Fe de Antioquia in 3 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Fe de Antioquia

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Plaza de Bolivar
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Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de Chiquinquira ©
Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de Chiquinquira
Centro Historico Santa Fe de Antioquia ©
Centro Historico Santa Fe de Antioquia
Riverside de Occidente ©
Riverside de Occidente