Spanish plus Excursions Program

This is a tailored course where students take Spanish classes in the mornings and have visits and excursions to tourist places in the afternoons and weekends. These trips are organized according to the student's interests and request. Prices of the visits and excursions on weekends are additional to the course prices.

Santa Fe de Antioquia Tour "the sun and fruit path"

We travel through the Occidental tunnel towards the west mountain chain which includes the beautiful landscapes of the San Jerónimo, Sopetrán and Santa Fe de Antioquia towns. Reaching between 700 and 900 meters high in this places you´ll always be able to enjoy a nice and warm weather.

Tour schedule:

  • Departure 8:00 a.m. to Santa Fe de Antioquia
  • Typical Antioqueñan Breakfast in a town restaurant
  • Horseback riding through the mountains
  • Tubing down the Cauca river
  • Lunch in a typical restaurant
  • Explore the picturesque and historical town of Santa Fe de Antioquia
  • Return to the city 6:00 p.m.

El Peñol Rock Tour "the green path of Antioquia"

By any of the excellent roads that bring you to the eastern part of Antioquia, we make a two-hour trip through the spectacular mountains of one of the most amazing regions of Antioquia. The variety of forms and colors that only the Antioqueñan mountains have, recreate the enormous diversity and purity of the west of Antioquia, the hospitality of its inhabitants, and the deliciousness of its traditional food.

Tour stages:

  • Departure 8:00 a.m. to the east of Antioquia
  • Typical Antioqueñan breakfast in a town restaurant
  • Canopying activities in the forest
  • Lunch in a typical restaurant
  • Trip along the El Peñol dam and fantasy island
  • Return to the city at 6:00 p.m.

Santa Elena Tour "the birth of the silletas" (Only in August)

During the Festival of Flowers, Medellin is infused with an incredible variety of sights, sounds, smells, and colors. Everything is thanks to the small town of Santa Elena which for more than 50 years has cultivated the Silletas culture. This culture is represented by the large, multi-color floral arrangements produced for generations by the people of Santa Elena which represent the diversity of our culture and the courage of the Antioqueñian people.

Tour stages:

  • Departure 8:00 a.m. to the east of Antioquia
  • Typical breakfast in a local restaurant
  • Horse riding through Santa Elena town
  • Lunch in typical restaurant
  • We enter a farm to see the process of producing the silletas (large floral bouquets)
  • Return to the city at 6:00 p.m.

Jardín, Jericó tour "coffee and horse riding"

Close to the Cauca river we found two of the most sublime towns in Antioquia. Their colonial architecture, customs and development make them an obligatory visit for visitors.

Tour stages:

  • Departure 7:00 a.m. to the southwest of Antioquia
  • Typical breakfast in a town restaurant
  • Cable car ride and hiking to a farm
  • Lunch in typical restaurant
  • Horseback riding through the mountains
  • Return to the city at 6:00 p.m.

Downtown city tour and visit to Pueblito Paisa

To know the center of a city is essential for almost every tourist; downtown offers new spaces and interesting architecture that invite tourists to explore on foot and experience in person our culture and customs.

Tour stages:

  • Departure 1:00 p.m. to downtown
  • Entrance to the Antioquia Museum
  • Trip from Carabobo to the administrative city hall
  • Visit the Pies Descalzos (bare feet park), ascend to the Pueblito Paisa cultural village, snack
  • Return to starting point

"Creating an educated Medellin" Libraries and cable cars tour

Medellín, a city of contrasts, today shows the world that a lot has changed. Thanks to a progressive municipal government, the city has understood the importance of education to its children and young people. Therefore the construction of libraries has been a political priority in Antioquia, which hopes among other objectives to offer the same educative opportunities to all inhabitants of Medellin, rich and poor.

Tour stages:

  • Departure at 1:00 p.m. to the north cable cars or east cable cars
  • Recognition of the social work done by the administration
  • Cable car trip until the last station, snack
  • Return to starting point


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