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:  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, snap pictures at Puente de Occidente, take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia de Santa Barbara, and stroll around Plaza de Bolivar.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Santa Fe de Antioquia trip builder .

Newark, USA to Santa Fe de Antioquia is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Newark in December, expect Santa Fe de Antioquia to be much hotter, temps between 81°F and 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 ©

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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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Parque Explora and Museo del Agua EPM. And it doesn't end there: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, make a trip to Plaza Botero, contemplate the waterfront views at Laguna de Guatape, and get engrossed in the history at Museo de Antioquia.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Medellin road trip website .

Traveling by car from Santa Fe de Antioquia to Medellin takes 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Medellin can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. 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

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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.
Go for a jaunt from Guatape to Marinilla to see Casa de la cultura y turismo about 1 hour away. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Piedra Del Penol, take in the spiritual surroundings of Monasterio benedictino Santa Maria de la Epifania, get outside with ALTITUDE, and get to know the fascinating history of Parque Tematico Replica del Viejo Penol.

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Traveling by bus from Medellin to Guatape takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Medellin in December, expect Guatape to be a bit cooler, temps between 71°F and 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time 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

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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.
On the 18th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Parque Tematico Hacienda Napoles.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Puerto Triunfo tour itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Guatape to Puerto Triunfo takes 3.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Puerto Triunfo

Parks Wildlife
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Parque Tematico Hacienda Napoles ©
Parque Tematico Hacienda Napoles