The City of Eternal Spring

Medellin, often referred to as the 'City of Eternal Spring', is a vibrant and cosmopolitan city nestled in the lush Aburrá Valley of Colombia. With its year-round pleasant weather, stunning natural landscapes, and a rich cultural heritage, Medellin offers a unique and memorable travel experience. Immerse yourself in the city's history as you explore the Medellin Museum of Modern Art and the Antioquia Museum, which houses works by renowned artist Fernando Botero. Indulge in the local cuisine and enjoy the vibrant nightlife in the trendy El Poblado neighborhood. For adventure-seekers, a visit to the nearby Parque Arví is a must, where you can hike through the cloud forest and take in breathtaking views of the city.

Experience the warmth and energy of Medellin, a city that has transformed itself from a troubled past into a thriving and innovative metropolis. Discover the city's transformational story at the Comuna 13 neighborhood, where vibrant street art tells tales of resilience and hope. Explore the picturesque Guatape, known for its colorful houses and stunning views from the El Peñón de Guatapé. Take a ride in the Metrocable, a cable car system that offers a unique perspective of the city's sprawling landscape. Whether you're seeking cultural immersion, outdoor adventures, or simply to bask in the year-round perfect weather, Medellin has something to offer for every traveler.


  • Comuna 13 - Explore the vibrant street art and learn about the neighborhood's transformation.
  • Parque Arví - Hike through a cloud forest and enjoy stunning views of the city.
  • Plaza Botero - Admire the impressive sculptures by renowned artist Fernando Botero.
  • Guatape - Visit the colorful town and climb the El Peñón de Guatapé for panoramic views.
  • Pueblito Paisa - Experience a traditional Colombian village and enjoy scenic views of the city.
  • Jardín Botánico - Stroll through beautifully landscaped gardens and discover a variety of plants.

Before You Go

  • Check the weather forecast and pack accordingly.
  • Make sure to have travel insurance that covers medical expenses.
  • Research local customs and cultural etiquette before your trip.
  • Check for any travel advisories or safety precautions for the area.
  • Make copies of important documents like your passport and have them easily accessible.
  • Learn about the transportation system in Medellin and how to get around.

Tips and Tricks

  • Try the local delicacies like bandeja paisa and arepas.
  • Take advantage of the city's modern metro system to explore different neighborhoods.
  • Visit during the Feria de las Flores, Medellin's famous flower festival.
  • Learn some basic Spanish phrases to communicate with the locals.
  • Pack comfortable shoes for exploring the hilly streets of Medellin.
  • Be cautious of your belongings and be aware of your surroundings, especially in crowded areas.
Visit Site
Dónde members can get up to 40% off Hotels

Things to do

Check out these activities provided by our partner, Viator. If you’re a Dónde member, purchase these by logging into
No items found.


Bold Heading


What’s a Rich Text element?

Travel to Cuba is restricted. Learn more

The rich text element allows you to create and format headings, paragraphs, blockquotes, images, and video all in one place instead of having to add and format them individually. Just double-click and easily create content.

Static and dynamic content editing

A rich text element can be used with static or dynamic content. For static content, just drop it into any page and begin editing. For dynamic content, add a rich text field to any collection and then connect a rich text element to that field in the settings panel. Voila! 3

How to customize formatting for each rich text

Headings, paragraphs, blockquotes, figures, images, and figure captions can all be styled after a class is added to the rich text element using the "When inside of" nested selector system.