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Santa Elena Town
This is one of the five districts of Medellin. It is located to the east of the city and is known for the silleteros who produce artistic flower displays with a chair as the frame. They are carried on their backs during events such as the Feria de los Flores (Flower Festival). There are also a wide range of outdoor activities such as hiking, horseback riding and canopy tours in natural settings.
Arví Park(Parque Arvi)
Arví Park is a site of Patrimonio Natural (Natural Heritage) that provides direct benefits such a strategic ecosystem for Valle de Aburra (Aburra Valley) and the Valle de San Nicolas (San Nicolas Valley) in eastern Antioquia, It also offers ecotourism and attracts nature lovers, It is located between the villages of Piedras Blancas, Piedra Gorda and Mazo in Santa Elena, It is an open area with more than 1,700 hectares of public land, and aims to protect critical natural resources and the culture of the region, conserve its invaluable archaeological heritage, silletero tradition and promote ecotourism, Within its boundaries are the Parque Recreativo Comfama – Parque Anri (Arví Park – Comfama recreation park) and Parque Ecológico Piedras Blancas (Piedras Blancas Ecological Park).
Parque Ecológico Piedras Blancas (Piedras Blancas Ecological Park)
This complex offers 18 hectares of natural forest with recreational facilities and a comfortable hotel. In the park you’ll find ziplines, boats, an insectarium, an entomological museum, butterfly garden and a picnic area with places for barbequing.
Comfama Recreation Park – Arví Park
It is located in the village of Piedras Blancas The Valle de San Nicolas (San Nicolas Valley) the village of Santa Elena. It can be reached by Metrocable, by bus or private transport. Within its area of 130 hectares there are attractions like the siete silletas, los saltamontes (grasshoppers), jardines musicales (musical gardens) and la guaca (archaeological recreations). You cannot go away without enjoying the adventure course, which has 118 challenges over 4 circuits: family, explorer, sports and extreme where the visitor has to negotiate suspension bridges or get from one 10 place to another by zipline.
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