City of eternal spring

WHY MEDELLÍN?

Medellín is considered to be the commercial, industrial, and technological development epicenter of the country. ​

Thanks to its altitude and geographic location, it has a spring-like weather all year round, which added to its excellent service infrastructure, makes it an ideal destination for events, leisure travels, and vacations.​

It is known as one of the most resilient cities in the world. Although in the 1980s and 1990s, it was one of the most violent cities, today it is recognized for its transformation and social innovation.

¡Descubramos juntos por qué Antioquia es mágica!

WHY ANTIOQUIA?

Medellín is considered to be the commercial, industrial, and technological development epicenter of the country. ​

Thanks to its altitude and geographic location, it has a spring-like weather all year round, which added to its excellent service infrastructure, makes it an ideal destination for events, leisure travels, and vacations.​

It is known as one of the most resilient cities in the world. Although in the 1980s and 1990s, it was one of the most violent cities, today it is recognized for its transformation and social innovation.

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Daily flights to Bogotá, the capital city

CITY RECOGNITIONS

Thanks to its transformation, innovation and joint work, Medellin has been awarded with multiple recognitions during the last years. Here we have some of them:

Selected as “one of the ten coolest cities around the world” by Forbes Magazine.

Winner of the Travelers’ Choice Award in the Best Destination on the Rise category by TripAdvisor.

2018

Chosen as “the only learning city in Colombia” by UNESCO.

The World Economic Forum opened in Medellín its first Center for the Fourth Industrial Revolution in Latin America.

Winner of the Ashden Award 2019 in the Cooling by Nature category for its contributions to improve Medellín’s thermal sensation.

Winner of the Illuminate Award 2019 in the Nearshore City of the Year category by Nearshore Americas.

2019

Medellín is the only city in the region that is part of the Global Mayors COVID-19 Recovery Task Force, an international group committed to economic recovery.

Medellín is part of the Global Resilient Cities Network, under the Global Coalition: Cities for a Resilient Recovery, initiative supported by the Rockefeller Foundation and the World Bank.

It was nominated for six categories of the World Travel Awards (commonly known as the “Oscars of tourism”): Cultural City Destination, Meetings & Conference Destination, City Break Destination, Business Travel Destination, Festival & Event Destination, and Leading City Tourist Board (Medellín Bureau).

2020
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VISIT MEDELLIN

Explore and get here all the services and experiences you need for your trip to Medellín. You will find gastronomic experiences, tours, accommodation options, and more.

www.turismoantioquia.travel

ANTIOQUIA IS MAGICAL

We are the tourism strategy of the Antioquia Governor’s Office. 
 
Our goal is to strengthen regional tourist destinations based on the recovery of traditions, the development of talents, and the promotion of tourism experiences. 

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MEDELLIN.TRAVEL

Official travel guide of Medellin. Here you can find official information, resources and services to know more about the city and plan your trip