Medellín welcomes everyone. For all those history lovers or just those interested in learning profoundly about the Medellín context, this 4-hour private tour will be the right fit. Explore indigenous history, paisa culture, and recent Colombian history by walking along its main sites. Besides, all these experiences will be enriched by visiting several places in downtown such as Botero Park, San Antonio Park, Placita de Floréz, Memory House Museum, a gastronomic experience at a local market and more.
The best way to get to know a city is by doing a walking tour that shows you the wide range of options one place may offer. This tour was created to comply with the needs of those interested in learning firsthand the main things about Medellín in a short amount of time.
At first, you will be picked up by our guide at the hotel. Soon after you will be heading downtown where the tour takes place.
Your first stop will be at the Memory House Museum. If you are into learning the country’s history and understanding more about the complexity of the conflict of last decades, this is the best place to do so.
After visiting the museum, you will have a fun local experience at the most emblematic markets of Medellin’s history: Placita de Flórez. Here, you will have a gastronomic experience and you will get to try some fruits and walk along the halls full of local and national products, as you learn about the traditions and stories of this place.
Your next stop is San Antonio Park, a sort of open-air gallery that includes some Botero's sculptures. Botero is a famous Colombian artist, known for playing with proportions of the images. Here you will be able to walk around the place as you learn more about the city with your guide. You will tour along gastronomic places where you will also get to have some treats!
Continuing with Botero’s topic you will head to the last stop: Botero Square. The only open-air place in the world with 23 sculptures by the artist. Here, you will not only learn more about his work and life, but you will also get to know more about the city center of Medellin, the Metro system and culture, and much more.
Having finished this visit, the guide and the driver will take you back to your hotel. Take this tour as a starter and finish it wanting to know more about this fascinating city in this magical country that offers you everything.
The most advisable thing is that you wear fresh clothing and a light jacket in case the day gets chill: cotton t-shirts, sneakers, sunglasses, and a cap are the most used items of clothing for this activity.
The weather in Medellín tends to be warm but it may change during the day. Average temperature is between 23°C and 30°C.
The most representative places that can be visited on this tour are San Antonio, the traditional market of Placita de Flórez, as well as some must-see buildings. The other important place is the Memory House Museum.
You can take this tour any day of the week. Memory House Museum is closed on Mondays, our guide will give you options for another museum according to your interests.
Whether you arrive to Cartagena or leave the city, we offer an amazing transfer service from or to your lodgings: safe and hassle-free!
Whether arriving or leaving, Gran Colombia Tours offers an amazing transfer service from or to your lodgings: safe and hassle-free!
Whether you arrive or leave the city, we offer an amazing transfer service from or to your lodgings: safe and hassle-free!