Colombia is home to 17 Colombian heritage towns and, for many, the small town of Jardin, Antioquia, is one of the best places to go in Colombia. This colorful and traditional town is nestled in the rolling hills of the Colombian coffee district, captivating visitors with its natural marvels and coffee-growing culture.

There are things to do in Jardin for all the family, with nature activities top of the list. Here are some ideas for how you can take full advantage of a trip to one of the best Colombian towns for visitors. 

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How to get to Jardin, Antioquia

Jardin, Antioquia, is 130km from Medellin, Colombia’s second biggest city, which equates to around a three-hour drive. Those who visit Medellin, also the capital of Antioquia, are advised to set a day aside to visit Jardin.

Learn more about ecotourism and nature tourism

Most people visit this Colombian heritage town during holidays and weekends, which can put pressure on hotels in Jardin. We recommend booking your accommodation in advance. Consider camping, with prices starting from $15,000 Colombian pesos (COP) per night, one of the excellent value family hotels, from COP$25,000, or one of the best hotels in Jardin, starting from COP$40,000.