Distance from Medellin: 10 KM
Points of Interest:
Envigado Futbol Club
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Envigado, Colombia (Map Location)
Envigado was formerly a commercial agricultural and pastoral center. Today, it is best know for its manufacturing activities with the Renault & Toyota assembly plants located within the City. Also, Envigado is headquarters for Almacenes Exito, the largest chain of Hypermarkets in Colombia.
Envigado Parque is where the local residents go to enjoy a cup of coffee or a drink at one of the many open-air restaurants that encircle the Parque. Scattered among and inside the open-air restaurants are numerous places to play Billiards which is a very popular with the locals.
On Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings you will find overflowing crowds at the night clubs and bars just a few blocks for the Parque. Its a young group of Colombians with some of the most beautiful women in Medellin. Arrive early if you want to get a good table and meet new friends!
Envigado hosts many festivals throughout the year including, Carriel in July, Fiesta de la Trova in September, and National Festival of Tiple. This year the Antique Auto Parade for La Feria de las Flores (Medellin Flower Fesitval) started in Envigado. The event received broad coverage from TV and Radio stations and the entire town turned out to send the antique autos on their their parade route. Additionally, Envigado is home to the "Envigado Futbol Club" which plays in the Colombian second division.
Envigado is a Medellin travel destination you don't want to miss! Call Hector the Executive Hotel's personal driver to schedule a tour to Envigado.