Tourist attractions

Tourist attractions

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Know the tourist attractions of Arví Park where you can enjoy the beauty of the landscape, admire the tradition and culture of the region or if you prefer, you can spend a day of adventure in the middle of nature.

This place is located close to the square of arrival Tourist Arví Cable Car and Interpretation Center of El Tambo (place arrival and reception of most visitors), offers an environmental and cultural programming for all visitors during the year.

Environmental and Cultural Center Ignacio Vélez Escobar Arví Park, has an auditorium events, food court, the Arví Shop and administrative headquarters of the Arví Park Corporation, where visitors can receive additional information to have an excellent experience at Arví.

Auditorium and Plazoleta Environmental and Cultural Center Arví Park

The Auditorium and the small square of the events Arví Park Corporation are strategically located in the village of Santa Elena, sidewalk Piedras Blancas, in the city of MedellÍn. With access to the Metrocable Arví (cable car) and 45 minutes from the city center, these spaces become only places for cultural, business, recreational, academic events, among others. The Auditorium and the square are surrounded by beautiful native forests, and near these places there are a variety of hotels and restaurants that meet the needs and tastes of our visitors.

The event square has an area of 511m2 and a capacity of 400 people. This is a semi-open space that also Arví Park Corporation offers a cultural agenda for the enjoyment and entertainment of visitors.

The auditorium has an area of 254m2 and capacity for up to 300 people in different types of location and structure because its design allows to adapt the space for conferences, social gatherings, exhibitions, parades, among others. This place has the technology, communications and audiovisual aids art.

To meet the requirements and to book these and other areas of the Park should contact the phone (+57) 4442979 extensions 103, 104 or 105 or via e-mail

The Arví Park Corporation, the entity responsible for administering the Park, is located in the Environmental and Cultural Center Arví Park and operates Monday to Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Arví Shop

As an opportunity to promote and encourage the work of women heads of households, small and medium enterprises, artisans of Santa Elena and the country, have opened to the public the Arví Shop, where you can find innovative products, concerning our culture and care environment.

These products are an excellent souvenir for those who enjoy their Arví experience, and want to take a souvenir of this magical place.

With the acquisition of these contribute not only to improving the quality of life of the families, but also to the conservation of Arví Park.

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Arví Market, located in the small square of arrival Metrocable Arví (cable car), is the space where farmers, entrepreneurs and inhabitants of the territory offer and sell handicrafts, processed food, and typical agricultural products of the region.

A market which aims at boosting the economy of the region through the Rural Community Tourism strategy; It has more than 40 positions over the weekend and a permanent sample of 10 production units during the week.

This natural site, which is one of the most visited and traditional Park, is ideal to relax, share with friends, with family or a group of friends, while enjoying the gardens, you contemplate its scenic beauty, feel the forest and appreciate the immensity of water.

It consists of 25 houses, distributed in 7 rooms, suitable for the preparation and consumption of food, rest and passive recreation.

Remember that you should not enter water sources that exist in this area.

The Park has two watchtowers, one of 5m and over 9m, you can visit in the company of guides and Tourist Guides, to see the diversity of birds in different strata of vegetation (undergrowth, understory and canopy) and enjoy the immensity of forests up to the canopy.

In your visit to the Park, through tours of the different paths and roads you can find natural viewpoints to the Aburrá valley, which make tangible the limit of the urban with the rural, archaeological elements like stone paths, fences and terraces, natural attractions such as wetlands called Laguna de Guarne and Laguna Seca.

Inside the Arví Park are two parks, managed by companies Comfama (Comfama Park) and Comfenalco (Piedras Blancas Hotel and Ecological Park). Admission to these parks has a cost established by the companies that manage them.

Comfama: A place full of history and culture space, consisting of 4D cinema, gardens, music, adventure activities in the trees, among others. It is located in the village of Piedras Blancas at the beginning of Scenic Kilometer.

More information: Phone number: (+57 4) 216 29 00 ext. 8400

Piedras Blancas Hotel and Ecological Park: This space has features hotel, entomological museum, boat rentals, canopy, butterfly, among others. It is located around the dam Piedras Blancas, in a territory rich in native forests.

More information: Phone number: (+57 4)  411 60 00.