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Information you should keep in mind.

We provide you with some important information that you should keep in mind for your trip.

Salento. The father of Quindío.

It is perhaps one of the most important municipality for tourism in Quindío, this due to three fundamental reasons. The first, the beautiful and preserved legacy architecture of the Antioquia colonization; the second, the imposing Cocora Valley, which at the landscape level is one of the most beautiful in Colombia; and the third, for an contagious environment of peace and well-being that is impregnated immediately.

To get there, take the road that connects Armenia with Pereira, making the turnoff to the right at km 17. Salento appears at the end of a curved road that flows through the Quindío river valley and passes in front of the typical lands of the corregimiento of Mouth The so-called father of the municipalities of Quindío, was the first to be founded by the colonizers of Antioquia in the mid-nineteenth century.

Located 26 km from Armenia, on the western side of the Central mountain range and to the northeast of the department, Salento is like a historical account of the region, since its streets reflect intact the tradition of the initial settlers. Tradition that even today many strive to preserve so that the place projects its full charm. This town of colorful houses and balconies adorned with flowers counts among the residents some foreigners who one day bequeathed and decided to be trapped by the charm of the place.

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Weather in Salento.

The weather is very versatile and changes a lot every day, so we recommend you watch the weather so you can enjoy your trips. Salento's climate is classified as warm and temperate. Salento has a significant amount of rainfall during the year. This is true even for the driest month (July).

Temperatures are highest on average in March, around 17.5 ° C. October has the lowest average temperature of the year. It is 16.5 ° C; Due to its altitude and the high mountains of the Central Cordillera it makes it a perfect for tourism.

We give you some tips.

In the following video we will give you some tips and you can learn more about us, go for it!

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  • Tips for your trip

    Your tour should always be pleasant and comfortable, that's why Salentour Cafetero always reminds you to use:

    ° Bring water to avoid dehydration.

    °Clothing suitable for travel, there are areas where it is hotter or colder, depending on the season; Wear hiking boots or sports shoes and do not carry excess luggage.

    ° The use of a good sunscreen to avoid burns and irritations is indisputable, you can also choose to use some insect repellent.