Medellin to Santa Fe De Antioquia Bus
The distance from Medellin to the municipality of Santa Fe de Antioquia is 36 mi (58 km), which take about 2 hours by the intercity bus. Rapido Ochoa that covers this route, with several schedules and different rates for the bus tickets among the ones you can choose. Santa Fe de Antioquia has various climates, but the most characteristic is the tropical dry forest, typical at the Cauca's Valley. The annual average temperature is 78.8 °f (26 °C), a pleasant climate that has allowed the development of tourism. It's a municipality that has many architectural attractions from the colonial period, as churches and houses, which is recommended to visit in January, the driest month.
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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.
About Santa Fe de Antioquia
Santa Fe de Antioquía, known originally only as Antioquia, was founded the 7th of December in 1541, although it had to be relocated due to constant raids by natives. For a very long time Santa Fe was capital of the Antioquía Department, and became an important city for the region, with an economy built around the exploitation of local mines and natural resources, and the production of exotic fruits such as custard apple, tamarind and pistachioSanta Fe has an impressive cultural heritage, with colonial architecture in a perfect state of conservation, which led to the city being declared a National Monument of Colombia in 1960, and is now a sought after destination by national and international tourists.