The Cocora Valley near Salento and is absolutely magical. There are some giant palms there, specifically they're called wax palms. They can grow up to 70 meters in a fog. It is the national tree of Colombia and when you are there so
Salento is a beautiful village in the heart of Quindio, Colombia. Salento is a municipality that has a lookout point where you can see almost the entire city. It's definitely a place where many people attend from all over the world,
The quindio is a spectacular tourist site where you can breathe fresh air. It has many sites to visit especially the coffee park . There you will have a great time with your family or partner. Don´t miss out! It´s great, Paradise, the
If you go straight on Calle Real (the most important street in the town), you´ll find some stairs that will lead up to this hill. From here, you can see all of the village and if the day is clear, you can also see Cocora Valley and
Undoubtedly, Salento is one of the prettiest villages in Colombia. It should be noted that part of the income that comes from the area's tourism went to this town being able to invest the extra money in caring for the people. In this
Calle Real or Carrera Sexta is born in Bolivar Square in the center of Salento just at the foot of the Cross. It is the street most visited by tourists because because the homes are all kept in very good condition (which is great for
The Quindio Wax Palm's scientific name is "Ceroxylon quindiuense, and it's been Colombia's national tree of since 1949. This palm, of stunning beauty and extraordinary strength, unique to the Colombian Andes, and can grow to over 70
Salento's church, originally built in 1850, is a unique building because it is made entirely of ceroxylon wood from the columns to the roofs. This wood is rarely used in construction. In the early twentieth century, it´s location was
Calarca is projecting into the future, based on the new generation who will be responsible for continuing the tradition that this community has identified in the course of its history (in the national context). "Antena Cultural del
In my memory, the sweet song of the Mountains makes me shudder inside. Walking with my fabulous family we experienced water, wind and mountains. When you travel to Colombia you must not forget to visit this place, because of its
Indeed, Columbia is the land of coffee and if not the most important one, it is a great place to learn about the production process of coffee. This property in Quindio is a good example and a good experience. Have a visit and try
Eje Cafetero is a very nice cafe near Salento. The atmosphere is spectacular, the people are friendly and the rumba is great. Enjoy the best Colombian coffee, some that are considered the best in the world, directly from the villages
This park is surrounded by nature in all its splendor: plants, animals, birds, fish, landscapes, etc.., we're not another visitor, we form part of this show. We will always want to return. Gabriel Castro R.
During a rainy afternoon in the Colombian coffee region, there was a time when the rain stopped and left a ray of sun falling directly on a typical field house in this area, and it showed, for a moment, a bright rainbow flooding the
The Yipao is the old Jeep which the U.S. Army used in Vietnam. In Calarca it has always been the main form of transport to get to the coffee farms and to haul product. There is a typical festival in June with parades.
It's a native wooden tower with a wonderful view over all the hills that make up the "Olla del Quindio". The sunsets are fantastic, and for those who don't know about this place it's an unforgettable experience.
The paramillo of Quindio is part of Los Nevados National Park, a temple of biodiversity located in the heart of the Central Andes of Colombia, made of water, air and energy. This is a great place to relax and enjoy the clouds.