Colombia - Medellin & Zona Cafetera (PDF Chapter)
This is the Medellín & Zona Cafetera chapter from Lonely Planet’s Colombia guidebook.
Welcome to país paisa – paisa country – a vibrant region made up of coffee plantations and flower farms, lush cloud forest, dynamic student towns and the busy city of Medellín. One of Co-lombia’s most dynamic regions, it is not to be missed.
- crane your neck to see the tops of the majestic wax palms in Valle de Cocora
- ride the Metrocable high above medellín’s rooftops before sampling the city’s many fine restaurants and bars
- head out into the plantation to pick your own coffee in the Zona Cafetera
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Medellín & Around, Guatapé, Piedra del Peñol, Santa Fe de Antioquia, Jardín, Río Claro, Zona Cafetera, Manizales & Around, Parque Nacional Natural Los Nevados, Pereira, Termales de Santa Rosa, Termales San Vicente, Santuario Otún Quimbaya, Parque Ucumarí, Armenia & Around, Salento, Filandia, Valle de Cocora.
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