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Medellin to Giraldo Bus
To travel from the municipality of Medellin to Giraldo you must go through the distance of 62 mi (100 km) that takes about 3 hours by land. The transportation companies Brasilia and Rapido Ochoa cover this route with different schedules of departure and services for the comfort of the travellers. You can find the cheapest bus tickets for the trip through the website, in a simple and quick way. The climate in Giraldo, unlike the warm cities of tropical weather, is characterized for being temperate, and oscillates from cold to warm due to the altitude variation of its territory. The average temperature is 62.6 °F (17 °C), so we recommend to bring warm clothing for Giraldo at night.
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Medellin is located at 1495 m a.s.l., just 261 mi (420 kms) away from the capital Bogota. It is known as "The eternal spring city" or the "mountain's capital" nicknames that reflect it's attractive weather. It's history stars a number of indigenous tribes that lived on the region since V b.c. The first contact between the spaniards and the people of the Valley of Aburrá happened in 1541, although due to the lack of precious minerals and the resistance from the locals, the area was initially abandoned.In 1616 Medellín was founded with the name of "Poblado de San Lorenzo". In 1826, Medellín was named as capital of the Antioquia department by the National Congress. Modern day Medellín is a prosperous city in constant industrial and social development.
Giraldo is a colombian municipality located in the Department of Antioquia, north of Santa Fe. There is information regarding a small settlement named “Arro” in the region, which received its name from the local people belonging to the Katíos culture. Afterwards, in 1865 during the colombian expansion through Antioquia, it was erected as a municipality, and was named “Giraldo” in honor of the antioquian gobernor don Rafael María Giraldo.Giraldo is a small rural town, which still keeps its local customs. It has several attractions for ecotourism, such as natural pools, caves, natural reserves and natural viewpoints from which you can observe the beauty of Antioquia.