Medellín City Tour with Optional Lunch and Metrocable Gondola Ride
Provided by Viator
DescriptionGet better acquainted with Medellín on a sightseeing tour of the city's top attractions. Enjoy a guided walk through the historical and cultural centers, and learn about Colombia's controversial yet fascinating history. Then, head over to Parque de Bolívar and visit the Museo de Antioquia, famous for housing one of the world's largest collections of Fernando Botero paintings. For more sightseeing, choose the full-day tour to include lunch, a ride on the Metrocable gondola and visits to more attractions, including Parque Lleras and El Pueblito Paisa, two of Medellín's must-see quarters.Enjoy a fun-filled sightseeing tour of Medellín, Colombia's second-largest city. With your guide, go on a fascinating trip through time as you learn about Medellín's past, present and future. Enjoy a guided walking tour of the city's historical and cultural centers and visit the must-see landmarks.Head first to Parque de Bolívar, an urban park situated between some of the most famous landmarks in the city. To the north, you'll see the Metropolitan Cathedral of Medellín, and to the southeast, the Lido Theater.Afterward, visit the Museum of Antioquia, which houses one of the largest collections of Fernando Botero paintings in the world. Discover the unique style of Fernando Botero, whose work is known for its unusual inflation and disproportion of body parts. His exaggeration of human and animal figures is designed to inspire humor, irony and criticism. Tour the museum with your guide and be amazed at the collection of 108 Botero paintings, as well as other pieces of impressive work on exhibition.Full-day tour:Double your Medellin sightseeing by choosing the 8-hour tour, which includes a typical Antioquian lunch! The full-day tour also includes everything mentioned above , but starts with a visit to Parque Lleras, the center of Medellín's upscale Poblado neighborhood. Soak up its young, trendy vibe, which makes the area one of the city’s top places to hang out. Then head to El Pueblito Paisa, a miniature version of a traditional Antioquian town, located in the center of Medellín with stunning views. On the full-day tour, you’ll also visit Plaza de las Esculturas and ride the Metrocable, a gondola built to help locals commute from mountainside towns into the city, which is located at the bottom of the valley. Enjoy the scenic ride and admire views of Medellín from above.
- Medellín city tour
- Bilingual English- and Spanish-speaking guide
- Entrance fees
- Metrocable ride (if full-day tour option selected)
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Gratuities (optional)
Medellin City Tour
Tour departs from most Medellín hotel
8:30am Please note: Later departures are also available, depending on the time of year and current availability. If you're interested in booking this tour for a later time, simply contact our local operator once your booking is confirmed and they'll do everything possible to accommodate you.
Returns to original departure point