I was able to spend a weekend in Jardín during my time in Colombia and it was magical. The town itself is small, but no matter where you find yourself in this part of Antioquia, you’ll be surrounded by stunning green mountains. While it’s a great place to just relax and lay low, Jardín is also perfect for enjoying some of Colombia’s stunning nature. During my trip, I got to tour several coffee farms up in the mountains—on a horse! I definitely recommend visiting if you’re already in Medellín or Antioquia.

– Samiha

Cueva del Esplendor

Tranquill waterfall located among the mountains; book ahead

Basílica Menor

Catholic church whose spires can be seen from all around town

Gallito de Roca Preserve

Catch a glimpse of the bright red cock-of-the-rock bird

La Garrucha

Ride a colorful traditional cable car up to the mountaintop

Ecotourismo en Jardín

Book private horseback tours of Jardín's coffee plantations

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