Armenia, a coffee lover’s dream

Armenia, the capital of the Department of Quindío, is a good jumping off point to explore 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 coffee culture is an important part of daily life.

What to do in Armenia?

Travelers to Armenia can take short trips on scenic roads surrounded by landscapes that abound with coffee and banana plantations. In this city you can also learn about the jewelry made by Quimbaya ‘s indigenous people and visit theme parks and estates designed to educate visitors about coffee culture.

Coffee plantations in Quindio
Photo: Courtesy Mario Carvajal

Unique experiences

In Armenia travelers can come into contact with the coffee culture in local estates and learn more about the cultivation of this emblem of Colombia. There is much to do near the capital of the Department of Quindío: you can practice adventure sports, sail down rivers, and visit a botanical garden to see many beautiful butterflies.

Can’t-miss activities

On the itinerary in Armenia: admiring the work of indigenous Quimbaya goldsmiths, having fun at coffee-themed amusement parks, and exploring local agriculture.

Coffee
Photo: Courtesy ProColombia

 

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