Medellín

Medellín, known as the “Eternal Spring City” opens its doors for you to enjoy the best experiences it has to offer

Located in the Antioquia department, Medellín is Colombia's second most important city and is home to the textile and automotive industries, as well as services such as telecommunications and health. The city's projects reflect the cooperation between private and public industries for the development of collaborative efforts that benefit the community.

Learn more about Medellín at
http://medellin.travel/transformación-e-innovación

INFRASTRUCTURE

Medellín has been modernized to such a point that it now sets the example for the rest of Colombia in terms of mobility and public transport. It also offers a wide variety of accommodation, recreation, leisure, education and cultural event options, where locals and visitors can learn about the local “paisa” culture and customs.

TOURISM

Located amidst two mountain ranges, with a privileged climate, Medellín offers its visitors a wide variety of plans and sights to see. Whether it be flying over the mountains in the Metro Cable or climbing the steps of the Peñol Stone, enjoying the nightlife at the Lleras Park, discovering Botero’s sculptures, the gastronomy of Laureles, or the history of Santa Fé de Antioquia. Medellín and its surrounding areas are full of culture, fun and the friendliest people, who are ready to welcome all visitors.

Visit to the Arví EcoPark (Optional Tour for the selected plan):

Visit to the Arví EcoPark, travelling by Metro-cable, one of the most innovative transport systems in Latin America. This plan has been designed for nature lovers to participate in ecotourism activities, visit the Farmer’s Market, and enjoy a delicious outdoor picnic.

  • Date: Friday 30st of September
  • Duration: 6 Hours
  • Includes: Transportation, Guide/Driver or Tour Guide, insurance, picnic and Metro tickets
  • Not included: Non specified meals – Personal expenses – all items not specified in the plan

Transportation will pick up attendees at the specified time at the Congress hotel lobby. Due to the program for the day, the bus cannot not wait for late comers

Medellín – Shopping Circuit (Optional Tour for the selected plan):

Shopping tour around the City of Medellín. Visits to a variety of local shops: Calle de la Primavera (Spring Street), Avenida Jardín (Garden Avenue), Outlets, garment factories, and the best shopping malls (El Tesoro or Santa Fe). End the tour with an excellent cup of coffee in the afternoon at one of the city’s most exclusive venues.

  • Date: Saturday 1st of October
  • Duration: 5 Hours
  • Includes: Transportation, Guide/Driver or Tour Guide, insurance
  • Not included: Non specified meals – Personal expenses – all items not specified in the plan.

Transportation will pick up attendees at the specified time at the Congress hotel lobby. Due to the program for the day, the bus cannot not wait for late comers.

Carrusel - Congreso Waitro Medellín 2016

RECOMMENDED
APPS

We recommend you have the following Apps to hand upon your arrival in Medellín to help you find the best transport, tourism, food and city program options.

Medellín Metro
Learn how to get around in Medellín with our transport system´s AppiOSAndroid

Transport online
If you want to go beyond where the Metro stops, you will find more options here

Brainstorming Canvas
Generate ideas during and after the WAITRO meeting with this useful App

City online
Discover the plans Medellín has to offer in real timeeal

Tappsi
Fast and handy Taxis
iOS Andriod

Uber
Fast and handy transport iOS Android

Host

CIDET - Congreso WAITRO Medellín 2016

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