"Visit Envigado, a town part of the Metropolitan Area of Medellín, famous for keeping Paisa traditions alive through its typical architecture and gastronomy, join this tour and have a taste of traditional food from various local recipes."
Traditional cuisine is passed down from one generation to another and operates as an expression of cultural identity. Join this tour to learn and experience Colombian culture while visiting Envigado, a town part of the Metropolitan Area of Medellín, famous for its traditional lifestyle represented in its architecture and cuisine. Learn and enjoy Envigado while you taste traditional recipes.
You will be picked at your hotel to go to El Parque de Envigado (Envigado's Park), where you will be able to admire Santa Gertrudis Parish and the life around the park. You will then head to the first gastronomic stop to taste buñuelo (fried dough ball), empanada (stuffed pastries), or pan de yuca (cassava bread). You will stop at a place where different types of arepas (corn flatbread) are made. You will be able to see how corn is transformed into different products and taste completely fresh.
You will walk a few steps to taste traditional sweet recipes. The first is going to be Salpicon, a fruity refreshing beverage, that contains tropical fruits. The second one is going to be the famous Obleas, a large slim cookie filled with cheese, arequipe (caramelized milk), and marmalade. After this stop, you will walk a few blocks for the final and most iconic paisa dish: Bandeja Paisa. This generous dish represents paisas' warm hospitality, and welcoming values, that are evidence of their interest in giving the best to their visitors. Finally, after a cup of coffee, you will return to your hotel.
Please let us know if you have any allergies or food restriction.
Changes on the tour may occur due to external factors. These changes will be notified to you with anticipation.