18 days in Antioquia Department Itinerary

18 days in Antioquia Department Itinerary

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18 days in Antioquia Department Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  12 h 45 min
1
Guatape
— 4 nights
Bus:  1 h 30 min
2
Medellin
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Santa Fe de Antioquia
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Jerico
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h
5
Puerto Triunfo
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  13 h 45 min
End: Newark

4
nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Guatape: Nuestra Senora de la Asuncion (in Sopetran) and Parque de Marinilla (in Marinilla). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Piedra Del Penol, get outside with ALTITUDE, get out on two wheels at Guatape Motos, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monasterio benedictino Santa Maria de la Epifania.

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Newark, USA to Guatape is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and car. In February, Guatape is warmer than Newark - with highs of 71°F and lows of 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can take a bus to Medellin.

Things to do in Guatape

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Parque de Marinilla, Parque Tematico Replica del Viejo Penol, Nuestra Senora de la Asuncion
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Piedra Del Penol ©
Piedra Del Penol
Parque Comfama ©
Parque Comfama
Iglesia de Nuestra Senora del Carmen ©

6
nights
Medellin

Nestled between rising hills in a narrow valley, Medellin serves as an energetic melting pot of people from all socio-economic classes.
Medellin is known for parks, museums, zoos & aquariums, historic sites, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, don't miss a visit to Plaza Botero, take an in-depth tour of Museo de Antioquia, and identify plant and animal life at Parque Arvi.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Medellin trip tool .

Getting from Guatape to Medellin by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Guatape in March, expect Medellin to be somewhat warmer, temps between 82°F and 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Santa Fe de Antioquia.

Things to do in Medellin

Parks Tours Wildlife
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Parque Explora ©
Parque Explora
Plaza Botero ©
Plaza Botero

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.
Santa Fe de Antioquia is known for historic sites, theme parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Centro Historico Santa Fe de Antioquia, take an in-depth tour of Museo Juan Del Corral, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de Jesus Nazareno, and see the interesting displays at Museo Monsenor Toro, arte religioso.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Santa Fe de Antioquia road trip planner.

Drive from Medellin to Santa Fe de Antioquia in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in March, and nighttime lows around 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Jerico.

Things to do in Santa Fe de Antioquia

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Plaza de Bolivar
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Iglesia de Jesus Nazareno ©
Iglesia de Jesus Nazareno
Centro Historico Santa Fe de Antioquia ©
Riverside de Occidente ©
Riverside de Occidente

2
nights
Jerico

Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, then admire the natural beauty at Jardin Botanico Los Balsos, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cerro Las Nubes. On your second day here, admire the masterpieces at Maja Museum Jerico, take some stellar pictures from Cristo Redentor Jerico, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cerro Cristo Rey.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Jerico trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Santa Fe de Antioquia to Jerico in 3 hours. In March, daytime highs in Jerico are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Puerto Triunfo.

Things to do in Jerico

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Cerro Cristo Rey
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Coffee & Tea Tours
Cristo Redentor Jerico ©
Cristo Redentor Jerico
Maja Museum Jerico ©
Maja Museum Jerico

2
nights
Puerto Triunfo

Puerto Triunfo ©
Deep in the green mountainous terrain of Antioquia Province, Puerto Triunfo offers a natural playground of rivers, waterfalls, and canyons.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Parque Tematico Hacienda Napoles.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Puerto Triunfo trip site .

You can drive from Jerico to Puerto Triunfo in 6.5 hours. Traveling from Jerico in March, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 82°F in Puerto Triunfo. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Puerto Triunfo

Parks Wildlife
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Parque Tematico Hacienda Napoles ©
Parque Tematico Hacienda Napoles