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Santa Fe Colombia Tour — Day Trip from Medellin

Founded in 1541, Santa Fe de Antioquia is one of the oldest colonial cities in Colombia, and easily one of the best preserved. Meander along cobblestone streets and past Spanish-style casonas, and sit in iconic town Plazas under clear-blue skies and breathtaking mountain landscapes.

On this tour, escape the hustle and bustle of Medellin and step back in time to this stunning colonial pueblo.

USD $79.00

Per Person


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Step Back in Time at Colonial Santa Fe de Antioquia

Founded in 1541, Santa Fe de Antioquia is one of the oldest colonial cities in Colombia, and easily one of the best preserved. On this tour, escape the hustle and bustle of Medellin and step back in time to this stunning colonial pueblo.

Meander along cobblestone streets and past Spanish-style casonas, and sit in iconic town Plazas under clear-blue skies and breathtaking mountain landscapes. Learn about the long and fascinating history of this town, and walk to the Puente de Occidente — Bridge to the West. Upon its construction in 1895 it was the longest suspension bridge in South America, and now is considered an important national monument.

Highlights

  • Explore nearly 500 years of Colombian history through one small town
  • Enjoy historic Santa Fe Colombia with a trained local guide
  • Visit the Puente de Occidente (Bridge to the West) — a Colombian national monument
  • history with a trained local guide

Itinerary

Begin your tour with hotel pick-up in Medellin and transportation from the city to the peaceful mountainous village of Santa Fe Colombia. Along the way, enjoy panoramic vistas, and pass beneath the longest tunnel in the Americas!

Upon arrival, enjoy sunny skies as you walk the cobblestone streets and learn about the history of the many white-washed colonial houses around you.

Following your exploration of the town, visit the Puente de Occidente, a suspension bridge built in 1895 over the Cauca River by Colombian engineer José María Villa. One of the engineers for the famous Brooklyn Bridge in New York City, Villa built the suspension bridge with the same technology. At the time of its construction, the Puente de Occidente was the longest of its kind on the continent!

What’s Included

Your Santa Fe Colombia day trip includes…

  • Pick-up at your hotel in Medellin*.
  • Round trip private transportation from your hotel in Medellin
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) guide
  • A ride through the longest tunnel within the Americas
  • Historic pueblo tour
  • Visit to the Puente de Occidente – Hanging Bridge built in 1895.

Important Notes

  • Approximate Duration: 6-8 hours
  • Fitness level: All levels
  • Usual pick-up time: 9:00 am
  • Disabled and Reduced Mobility Friendly
  • Price: $92 USD per person if at least 3 people. We do travel with just 1-2 passengers. The total price for a group of just 1 or 2 people is the same as the total price for a group of 3

What to Bring

  • Hat, sun-screen, sunglasses, comfortable shoes, light clothes (keep in mind the weather is usually very hot)

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Santa Fe de Antioquia Antioquia, Colombia

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Santa Fe de Antioquia Antioquia, Colombia 6.559130, -75.826800

 

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