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Medellín: Flower Farm & Silletero History Tour

Product ID: 51647
Visit an organic flower farm and experience the traditional peasant culture of Santa Elena. Get a peek behind the scenes of the annual Flower Festival to see how elaborate flower displays are made and learn about the history of the Silleteros.
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Duration: 4 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Wheelchair accessible

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  • Admire awesome natural sceneries
  • Enjoy the best natural views
  • Explore the lush country side just minutes from Medellin
  • Meet local characters that are part of Medellin´s culture
  • Enjoy the variety of flowers that make Medellin´s most representative festival: Flower Festival
Full description
Silleteros (flower carriers) are famous over the world and participate in many parades and festivities. One of the world's most famous parades is the annual Feria De Las Flores in Medellin and hundreds of Silleteros participate. Many of the flower displays are built and constructed in nearby Santa Elena and the finca of Don Aristides is perhaps the most famous in the world.

This tour is designed to let you see how these elaborate flower displays are made, provide a brief history and tradition of the Silleteros as well as introduce you to nearby Santa Elena. Bring your sweet tooth. Their pastries and desserts are famous throughout Latin America. After a 45 minute ride through the country side, the tour arrives at a local farm where one of the most representative Silleteros of the region will give a personalized visit to his estate. There is free time to enjoy this pleasant location in amidst of orchids, sun flowers and many others. Courtesy beverage is offered before the walk around this magnificent flower crops.
  • Transfers from/to your hotel or apartment
  • Private car with bilingual driver and AC
  • Traveler`s insurance
  • Relevant entries
  • Courtesy beverage
What’s Not Included
  • Lunch
  • Extra drinks
  • Tips to driver/guide
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Medellin City Services

Product ID: 51647