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Armenia

Armenia, land of coffee

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Armenia, the capital of the Quindío department is the starting point for a territory that UNESCO declared a World Heritage Site in 2011: the Coffee Culture Landscape of Colombia. This city was founded on October 14, 1889 and is well connected by road with other cities where the coffee culture is part of daily life.

What to do in Armenia

Short trips on good roads surrounded by landscapes that abound with coffee and banana plantations await travellers to Armenia. In this city you can learn about Quimbaya Indians jewellery and visitors will find theme parks and estates where they can learn about coffee culture. 

UNIQUE EXPERIENCES

Armenia is a destination designed for travellers to come into contact with the coffee culture in estates where they can learn about the cultivation of this grain that has given Colombia a good name in the world. There is much to do near the capital of the department of Quindío: among other things, there are places where adventure sports are practiced; you can sail down rivers and visit a botanical garden and see many beautiful butterflies.

ACTIVITIES YOU DON'T WANT TO MISS

Admiring the work of indigenous Quimbaya goldsmiths; having fun at theme parks where you learn about coffee and agricultural culture are some plans to consider in Armenia.

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