Silleteros (flower carriers) are famous over the world and participate in many parades and festivities. One of the world`s most famous parades is the annual Feria De Las Flores in Medellin and hundreds of Silleteros participate. Medellin City Services ® shows you closely how Flower displays are built and constructed in nearby Santa Elena and the finca of Don Aristides is perhaps the most famous in the world. This tour is designed to let you see how these elaborate flower displays are made, provide a brief history and tradition of the Silleteros as well as introduce you to nearby Santa Elena. Bring your sweet tooth. Their pastries and desserts are famous throughout Latin America.
Once our bilingual driver has met you at the hotel or the location you have suggested Medellin City Services® for pick up, tour heads east on a customized journey by car with AC just minutes away. After a beautiful ride through the country side, tour arrives to a local farm where one of the most representative silleteros of the region will give a personalized visit to his estate. There is free time to enjoy this pleasant location in amidst of orchids, sun flowers and many others. Courtesy beverage is offered before the walk around this magnificent flower crops. Feel free to stop anytime and use bathrooms or purchase extra drinks while you make yourself comfortable and take pictures or ask questions to the guide. There are convenient facilities where to grab snacks at any time so is recommended to bring cash or Colombian pesos since not every store takes credit or debit cards.
As your Medellin City Services® guide leaves this area narrating the daily basis, tour gets deep into the Santa Elena village for a complete picture on this fascinating flower region. It has already been a pleasure to show you the most colorful flowers of Medellin and our Medellin City Services® team definitely looks forward to welcoming your family and friends in the near future so feel free to ask your guide for info and special deals as you are headed back. After approximately 4 hours of a fantastic journey, you should be already familiar with this fascinating Silletero culture as your private driver/guide takes you back to your hotel or any other location you feel like.
TERMS OF SERVICE:
We reserve the right to refuse users under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
50% refund only if service is cancelled 24 hours before time of service.
No age restrictions
365 days of the year, daily departures 7 days a week 9am and 2 pm.
3 hours approx.
- Lunch – beverages
- Tips to driver/guide