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Medellin: Comuna 13 History & Graffiti Tour with Cable Car

1. Medellin: Comuna 13 History & Graffiti Tour with Cable Car

Discover the incredibly transformative graffiti art of Columna 13 on a guided tour in Medellin. Ride the metro, climb up to the houses on the mountain top with the metrocable, and take the bus into the graffiti district for a walking tour full of art, music, food, and friendly neighborhood vibes. Start at the Poblado metro station and meet your friendly guide and group for the day. Jump on the metro train to reach Medellin's cable car the metrocable and ride all the way up to the mountaintop. Enjoy the spectacular viewing point and learn about the city's transportation system. Continue on with a bus to the graffiti district where your walking tour will begin. Let your guide lead you through the streets filled with expressive art including graffiti, oil paintings, and graffiti-printed clothes. Encounter good food, music, and dance shows in this traditional neighborhood. Learn about the meaning of the graffiti created by local artists and how this area has been transformed over time. Try some traditional Colombian street food before heading to a bar with the best views in the city for a drink to get to know your fellow travelers.

Medellin: Street Food and Poblado Rooftops Tour with a local

2. Medellin: Street Food and Poblado Rooftops Tour with a local

The tour starts and ends at the entrance of the San José church, in front of Poblado Park. During the tour, you will walk through the neighborhood and you will see the most emblematic places, restaurants, modern buildings, many trees, beautiful graffiti, and everyday life situations in our city. You will also taste 5 delicious types of Colombian street food, and learn about their preparation and ingredients. You will interact with the food vendors and learn about their stories. You will visit 2 spectacular rooftops and hang out with the other guests. Join the tour, try new food, visit 360° rooftops, and meet other travelers!

Medellin: Bike City Tour with Local Food and Drink Tastings

3. Medellin: Bike City Tour with Local Food and Drink Tastings

This four-hour bike tour grants visitors the chance to see the best sights of Medellin in a fun and relaxed way. Ride through the city in the company of a local guide, who will shed light on the history, legends, art, and gastronomy of the area. Choose a regular bike for a classic ride or an electric bike for an even more relaxing time.  Get acquainted with Medellin's most popular destinations, including the city center, local parks, and historic squares. Enjoy several stops along the way to hear more about the locations and to snack on regional food and tasty coffee to keep your energy high.  Pass through colorful neighborhoods, experiencing the city as local people do, feeling its energy and marveling at spectacular views. Conclude the tour with a visit to Pueblito Paisa, the best viewpoint in Medellin, where you can enjoy a local beer and snap some great pictures.

Medellín: E-bike and Foodie Tour

4. Medellín: E-bike and Foodie Tour

Journey to through the neighborhoods of Medellín, such as Laureles, Conquistadores and Belén on an e-bike tour. Try some of the best local cuisine at 4 local establishments.  Eat your heart out with some Arepa, Caribbean street food, Picada Antioqueña, and Pastel de Guayaba before finishing with an ice cold Colombian beer. Ride on electric bikes without having to feel too out of breath. Follow a local expert to feel safe. Immerse all your senses win this vibrant and charming city tour.

Private Tour Palmas Culinary Adventure from Medellin

5. Private Tour Palmas Culinary Adventure from Medellin

You'll experience exquisite hors d'oeuvres and sample savory authentic Paisa dishes in this one-of-a-kind four-hour culinary adventure! This tour takes you to several locations to sample our succulent cuisine while learning the cultural aspects of the gastronomy and much more! The friendly and professional tour guide will pick you up at your hotel at your scheduled time. From there, you will be transported in a comfortable and private vehicle with air-conditioning and tinted windows to the top of the Andes Mountains. There will be stops at different locations, such as the Mirador, where you will delight your eyes with a panoramic view of Medellin from a precipice. Your taste buds will be stimulated while you sample tantalizing food with gusto, as you are driven from place to place to experience the richness and tradition of delectable dishes and finger food from the region. All of the delicious food on this tour is included, come on an empty stomach and enjoy! Guests will be dropped off at their hotel or place of stay after the tour.

Medellín: 5-Hour Gastronomic Wonders Tour

6. Medellín: 5-Hour Gastronomic Wonders Tour

As you walk through Medellín, see a variety of snacks, fruits, and juices that are representative of different Colombian regions. You might have wondered about the ingredients and what is best to try. Come on this tour to taste delicious Antioqueño traditional food with fresh local ingredients. You will be picked up at your hotel to take you to Parque Bolivar, a park with enormous trees, and the mesmerizing Medellín's Metropolitan Cathedral. You will enter the Cathedral and contemplate its impressive Neoclassical architecture, before moving on to your first gastronomic stop. Going through Pasaje Junin, you will go to a traditional tearoom and bakery that has been working for more than 50 years. Here, you will taste delicious baked products such as buñuelos (fried dough ball), pan de yucas (cassava bread) or almojábanas (cornbread with cuajada cheese) and traditional Tinto (softer Americano coffee). Afterward, you will taste the famous Chorizo, Morcilla (blood sausage), Arepas (corn flatbread), Patacones (fried plantain), and Criolla potatoes in a traditional Antioqueño restaurant ambiance as an old Paisa Hacienda. As a tradition to open your appetite, paisas often drink a shot of Aguardiente (anise liqueur) at lunch or before lunch so you will drink a shot of Aguardiente at Salón Málaga, a fascinating and classic place frequently visited to listen to Tango. You will then get into the tramway to move to Plaza de Flores, a market full of flowers that will charm you with its vibrant colors. There, you will be able to taste and see the preparation of choclo arepas (sweet corn flatbread) and local fruit juices. Enjoy delicious food while you discover the authentic lifestyle of traditional Colombian markets. To end things properly, you will go to the Plazuela San Ignacio for a sweet Oblea (filled slim cookie) as a dessert, while you enjoy the plaza and wait for your driver to pick you up. Then, you will be driven to your hotel or any other place of your choice in the city.

Medellín: Private Cooking Class and Fruit Tasting

7. Medellín: Private Cooking Class and Fruit Tasting

Cooking and sharing a meal is a great cultural experience. Join a Canadian-born chef who has created a community cooking project and learn how to prepare some typical Colombian dishes. At the end of the lesson, enjoy your meal together. All proceeds from the experience go to the community foundation.  The experience begins with pickup from your accommodation in Medellín. With a local guide, walk through the tramway of Ayacucho, an icon of the current transformation of the city. As you walk, you will learn more about the social change that this project has brought. See how young people have taken over the walls through green works of art. Next, visit a typical market to buy the ingredients. Learn about the fruits and vegetables that go into Colombian cooking and take in the colors and smells of the market.  Once in the kitchen, the chef will explain how to prepare the dish and you will finish making it together. At the end of the experience, enjoy your homemade Colombian meal.

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What people are saying about Medellín

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 3 reviews

If you are going to visit Medellin you need to do this tour! The cable carts are well worth it for taking great pictures of the view of Medellin and our tour guide Sebastian was incredibly knowledgable and helpful before, during and after the tour! The history behind Communa 13 is something that will interest anyone!

Andres was the guide and glue did an amazing job! Nice trip were you see and learn a lot of the city and taste some Colombian food and drink. I can definitely recommend this trip! And if you do it in the beginning of your time in Medellin, you have a better understanding about we’re to go.

Absolutely amazing tour! Highly recommend this to everyone! Our tour guide was incredibly pleasant, knowledgeable and helpful! I’m so glad I had the opportunity to meet her and go on this wonderful journey with the group!!!

Bonita experiencia, pasar por las calles de la comuna y ver cómo se ha transformado en los últimos años a pesar de las crisis que vivió fue muy interesante. Dani fue un excelente guía! Muy contento con el servicio.

We had so much fun! Yander was knowledgeable and did a great job guiding us around the city. Thanks so much!