Feria de las Flores 2019 – Program and Highlights

Locals of Medellín carrying colorful flowers for the Silleteros Parade during the Feria de las Flores in Medellin Colombia

Feria de las Flores: Tradition and actuality. The Feria de las Flores in Medellín is one of the most anticipated events by the paisas in Antioquia. It’s a way of celebrating this culture of entrepreneurship, happiness and colourful traits that characterizes us. In addition to all of us, Antioqueños that live for this fair, thousands … Read more

Parks in Medellín – Top 4 of the best parks in the city

Aerial view of the buildings and the parks of the neighborhood El Poblado in Medellin Colombia during a sunny day

Medellín is a city with spaces for everyone, either locals or foreigners, partiers or dreamers, big spenders or big savers. In the particular case of the parks, you will find the perfect one for you, whoever you are. Medellín has one for everyone. You’ll find from urban environments, classic, traditional and full of history, to … Read more

Barrios in Medellín – Get to know the story of your barrio

View of the buildings of Medellin, Colombia during a sunny day with the mountains in the background

Have you ever wondered about the history of the neighborhoods (barrios) of Medellín? Why are the names so different and how was their constitution? Today VICO helps you to know more about this city. Medellín is a city of 2,508,452 inhabitants (2017). They split in 20 institutional areas (universities, parks, etc.), 249 official urban barrios. In … Read more

Museums in Medellín – The 9 most interesting of the city

A girl and a woman looking with interest at art objects under glass in a museum in Medellin using guidebook

Get to know the most interesting cultural spaces and museums in Medellín! The cultural offer in the Aburrá Valley is as wide and diverse as the ways to say “yes” in paisa. Therefore, we want to show you the most outstanding museums in Medellín that are definitely worth visiting. For example, have you ever been … Read more

Football in Medellín – Green or Red? Choose your team

Football stadium 3D rendering at night with the green grass, the bleachers and the lights on the fiels with an orange filter.

For paisas, football is similar to a religion. Only the love they have for they family can exceed their passion for their team. As in every country in Latin America, Football in Medellín is the most famous sport. Football in Medellín: There are 2 big football teams in Medellín: Atletico Nacional (AN) and Independiente Medellín (DIM). … Read more