The Flowers Festival in Medellin gathers tourists from the entire world


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The Flowers Festival in Medellin, Colombia, is undoubtedly one of the biggest events in the country’s national identity.

Flyer of the Flowers Festival in Medellin

The event, which began over 50 years ago, occurs every year in the month of August and lasts for 10 days. During the festival of flowers, the city of Medellin is called as the “City of Eternal Spring” due to the parks and gardens which are filled with flowers. The event attracts thousands of people, including tourists from other countries, visiting the city exclusively for the festival.

Highlights of the Flowers Festival in Medellin

The Flowers Festival in Medellin has a high number of attractions such as concerts, cultural performances, cuisine typical of the region and parades. The main one is the parade of Silleteros: a parade of local farmers riding saddles made ​​by millions of flowers through the main avenues of the city.

Silleteros of the Flowers Festival in Medellin

Where to stay in Medellin

During the Flowers Festival in Medellin, the city fills enough and the price of the hotels tend to rise a bit. Even so, you can find excellent options for less than $40. There is a website for those who are looking for hotels, which is recommended by the festival organization, which is the Medellin Travel. It is possible to search for the best option according to each profile.

Girl at the Flowers Festival in Medellin

For backpackers, it is worth taking a look at Hostel Parque Poblado, with excellent location and cost / benefit.

Weather in Medellin

The Flowers Festival in Medellin occurs around the beginning of August and lasts 10 days. On the event website (in Spanish) can see the entire schedule.

Flowers Festival of Flowers in Medellín

Medellin is undoubtedly one of the cities with the most stable temperature of the world. In August, during the Flowers Festival in Medellin, the city offers a great climate and the temperature is around 23°C.

Get in Medellin by plane

Leaving Colombia, Medellin can be reach from any city. Venezuela, Peru and Ecuador also offer direct connections to the city.

Flights to Medellin

Source

Guia Local
Official site of the Flowers Festival in Medellin (Spanish)
Wikipedia

Photos

Official site of the Flowers Festival in Medellin (Spanish)
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