Part of Antioquia, the Colombian municipality of Apartado was formally founded in 1967, although its origins date from a town founded in 1907. Apartado has diverse parks to visit as the Parque Comfamiliar Camacol that allows to practice all kind of fun activities, the Parque de los Encuentros that wants to position as a place to celebrate cultural events, sports and tourism or the Parque La Martina built in 1969. The typical dishes that you can taste in the municipality are frijoles antioquenos, bandeja paisa, sancocho de gallina o res and desserts as empanadas, piononos or natillas. The most representative festival of Apartado is the Feria del Banano (the banane fair) celebrated in October-November that includes art exhibitions, cavalcades, parades, artisans fair and beauty reign. Other important festivals are the Festival Vallenato and the Dia de la Antioquenidad. Apartado is a city that has a lot of nuances, enjoy your stay getting to know all the activities that this city has for you.
Travel tips for Apartado
If you have planned to move around the regions in Colombia, you might be asked to have the yellow fever vaccine. Other vaccines that you should consider -in case you travel to the jungle- are the tetanus vaccine and the hepatitis A/B.The electric current kind used in Colombia is 110-volt AC (110 V), with a frequence of 60 Hz. We recommend you to have a plug adapter if you travel to places that use other voltage to avoid that the electronic devices suffer a short-circuit and don't work.