Private tour: Santa Fe from Medellin. Its Colonial Treasure & Traditiona Jewelry

Private tour: Santa Fe from Medellin. Its Colonial Treasure & Traditiona Jewelry

Santa Fé de Antioquia is located only a two-hour ride from Medellín through scenic mountain landscapes. The town was founded in 1541 on the Western back of the Cauca River and became the first capital of Antioquia in 1584. It is declared a Cultural Heritage Village thanks to its colonial architecture with many historic churches, plazas and monuments. Furthermore, the village of Santa Fé is known for its unique jewellery - the Filigree technique - a delicate kind of jewellery metalwork, usually of gold or silver, arranged in artistic motifs.

Explore the cultural and arquitectonic treasures of Santa Fé de Antioquia. Get to know the history of the oldest town of Antiquia and be impressed by the complexity of its colonial centre. Experience a private visit in an artisanal manufactory of silver & gold jewellery. Discover the impressive cañons of the Cauca river visiting the well-known bridge “Puente del Occidente” considered one of the longest suspension bridges in the world.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Medellin, Medellin, Antioquia Department

Santa Fé de Antioquia is located only a two-hour ride through scenic mountain landscapes of the Western Andean highlands from Medellín. We will pick you up in Medellin and the trip will start!

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Santa Fe de Antioquia, Santa Fe de Antioquia, Antioquia Department

The town was founded in 1541 on the Western bank of the Cauca River and became the first capital of Antioquia in 1584. It is declared a Cultural Heritage Village thanks to its colonial architecture with many historic churches, plazas and monuments. The village of Santa Fé is known for its unique jewellery - the Filigree technique - a delicate kind of jewellery metalwork, usually of gold or silver, arranged in artistic motifs. Locals call it the Cartagena of Antioquia due to the conservation of colonial architecture. Experience a private visit in an artisanal manufactory of silver & gold jewellery. Discover the impressive cañons of the Cauca river visiting the well-known bridge “Puente del Occidente” considered one of the longest suspension bridges in the world.

Look forward to experiencing stunning landscapes, colonial vibes in the streets of Santa Fé, typical Colombian food and a relaxing day in the countryside. Furthermore, support local families and their jewellery traditions.


Duration: 7 hours



Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Comfortable shoes and sunscreen are highly recommended. The weather is very warm and sunny"
"Wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"Infant seats available"
"Transportation is wheelchair accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"In order to make the best of your experience, we are committed to following all the biosafety protocols. This applies to all our staff and customers!"



Duration: 8 To 9 Hours
Start location: Traveler pickup is offered
We will pick you up at the lobby of your hotel/apartment


Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Included

  • Travel insurance and Taxes
  • Private transport (Pick-up & Drop-off service at the accommodation)
  • Private expert bilingual guide
  • Visit the local museum “Juan del Corral”
  • Visit of a jewellery manufacturer (local filigree technique)
  • Bottle of water (350ml)
  • Coffee break
  • Traditional lunch (Dish of the day + lemonade)
  • Guided tour of the colonial centre

Not Included

  • Tips
  • Services not mentioned in the programm
  • Guidance in German, French, Italian, Portuguese language is on request

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