18 days in Antioquia Department Itinerary

18 days in Antioquia Department Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

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: don't miss a visit to Centro Historico Santa Fe de Antioquia, take an in-depth tour of Museo Juan Del Corral, snap pictures at Puente de Occidente, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia de Santa Barbara.

Before you visit Santa Fe de Antioquia, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Newark, USA to Santa Fe de Antioquia is an approximately 13- hour combination of flight and car. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Newark in December, with highs in Santa Fe de Antioquia at 81°F and lows at 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can go by car to Medellin.

Things to do in Santa Fe de Antioquia

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums

Side Trip

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

9
nights
Medellin

Medellin ©
Nestled between rising hills in a narrow valley, Medellin serves as an energetic melting pot of people from all socio-economic classes.
Bring the kids along to Parque Explora and Planetario de Medellin. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Plaza Botero, get in on the family fun at Parque Norte, get great views at Cerro Nutibara, and get engrossed in the history at Museo de Antioquia.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Medellin vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Santa Fe de Antioquia to Medellin takes 1.5 hours. December in Medellin sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can take a bus to Guatape.

Things to do in Medellin

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Tejo In Medellin (tour)
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Parque Explora ©
Parque Explora
Parque Norte ©
Parque Norte
Planetario de Medellin ©
Planetario de Medellin

3
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.
Take a break from Guatape with a short trip to Casa de la cultura y turismo in Marinilla, about 56 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Piedra Del Penol, head outdoors with ALTITUDE, get to know the fascinating history of Parque Tematico Replica del Viejo Penol, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Monasterio benedictino Santa Maria de la Epifania.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Guatape itinerary maker.

You can take a bus from Medellin to Guatape in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Medellin in December, things will get little chillier in Guatape: highs are around 71°F and lows about 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to drive to Puerto Triunfo.

Things to do in Guatape

Historic Sites Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

Parque Tematico Replica del Viejo Penol, Casa de la cultura y turismo
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Piedra Del Penol ©
Piedra Del Penol
Parque Comfama ©
Parque Comfama
Iglesia de Nuestra Senora del Carmen ©
Iglesia de Nuestra Senora del Carmen

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Parque Tematico Hacienda Napoles.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Puerto Triunfo travel planner.

Drive from Guatape to Puerto Triunfo in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Puerto Triunfo

Wildlife Parks
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Parque Tematico Hacienda Napoles ©
Parque Tematico Hacienda Napoles