The city of eternal spring, Medellin, is the capital of the Antioquia province in Colombia. It is famed for its pleasant spring temperatures and the beautiful, annual Flower Festival. Experience the most vital cultural and social event in the city, celebrate with the locals, check out the pageant and horse parade or enjoy the local sounds at the various music concerts.

If you are looking to commune with nature, the gorgeous views of the renowned Aburrá Valley can be admired on a cable car ride. Be sure to visit the first museum to be established in the Antioquia province, the Museum of Antioquia. The museum houses a large collection of works by natives Fernando Botero and Pedro Nel Gómez and forms part of the Botero Plaza where 23 of Botero’s sculptures are located for your visual pleasure.

Medellin has a lively nightlife and also hosts a large variety of restaurants most popularly in the ‘Zona Rosa’ area. Enjoy the delightful flavours of fresh fruit or tasty traditional empanadas, or be adventurous and enjoy a drink of the local Colombian Aguardiente.

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