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Medellin to Palmira Bus
The route from Medellin to Palmira goes through the distance of 255 mi (411 km), which take about 8 hours by bus, on the highway 25. The bus company that covers the route Medellin-Palmira is xxxxxxxxxxx, providing bus tickets at different rates depending on the service that the traveller chooses. The buses leave from the terminal xxxx located in Medellin, direction to Palmira, to the terminal xxxxx. The municipality of Palmira is known as the Agricultural Capital of Colombia, due to all the resources that the city assigns to the improvement of this activity. In this municipality you will find a tropical climate, abundant rains throughout the year and an annual average temperature of 75 °F (23.8 °C).
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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.
The Colombian municipality of Palmira is located at the Cauca Valley department and it's also known as "Villa de las Palmas". It's one of the main commercial, industrial and agricultural centers of the region and harbors the Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical (CIAT), which is a research place to improve the agricultural production and to take the most of the resources; reason why the city receives the name of Agricultural Capital of Colombia. You can get to know Palmira through the main streets: Tiendanueva-Tablones, Rozo, Bolo San Isidro and La Buitrera. There you can find rural farms with pool, beautiful beaches to spend the afternoon with the family or restaurants which have the best gastronomy of the valley, all of it surrounded by splendid green landscapes with leafy trees and flowers. We recommend also the Nirvana Natural Reserve for its beautiful butterfly house and the Cathedral Nuestra Señora del Rosario del Palmar. Some unmissable dishes on your stay in Palmira are sancocho de gallina, fiambre vallecaucano and pollo en su jugo, but the bandeja paisa will capture you with its flavor variety. In Palmira is celebrated the Fiesta Nacional de la Agricultura, a union festival that stands out for the agricultural vocation of the settlers and generates an economic well-being environment for business owners and exhibitors. The Festival Internacional de Arte y Cultura Ricardo Nieto looks for giving power to the artists of the area. Palmira has been the last years ameliorating its offer to propose to the traveller a comfortable place to visit and the city is achieving its goal. Travel to get to know this enterprising city, visiting it soon.