Pereira offers to visit the middle and upper valleys of the Otun River – on the way to the Corigimiento of La Florida -; Runners of Tribunes, Cumbia, Cerritos, Altagracia – Arabia and La Bella. Its abundant nature is undoubtedly an attraction that invites you to visit them.
One of the great advantages of tourist corridors is the proximity to Pereira, which allows you to fully enjoy its offers in a single day, as well as the possibility of traveling through them by continuous urban transport. Nature is kind to all tourist corridors, and although some have more birds than others, there is no doubt that this is one of the great attractions of Pereira’s nature: the possibility of bird watching, even outside the city. Even inside.
Gastronomy, which ranges from restaurants of all types to typical preparations, is another differentiating factor for visitors to Pereira’s rural area. They are options to taste trout cakes (La Florida Tourist Corridor), arepas de chocolo (Cerritos Tourist Corridor), coffee of origin (Combia Tourist Corridor) or a variety of foods along its route (Tribunes Tourist Corridor).
In the tourist corridor of Altagracia-Arabia is the Mirador Altagracia Park, a 25-meter-high tower overlooking the coffee cultural landscape, which is free to access. And along the same route, in rural Arabia, is the Barbas Bremen Ecological Reserve, which includes a trail through dense forest to the Barbas River.
The year 2022 which has just ended represents a new social and commercial dynamic for the residents of these tourist corridors, thanks to the influx of people visiting the corridors, many of them cyclists and walkers who I appreciate the allure of exercising. nature.
Pereira’s Secretariat of Economic Development and Competitiveness, through the Office of Tourism, strengthened the tourist corridors of the city, thanks to sustainable works that allowed them to give a new air to these areas and to put them on the radar of Pereiras and others. general visitor.
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Rural accommodation is the main attraction of tourism corridors. Cabins, ranches, hostels and hotels offer their accommodation services in the midst of nature.
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Publication date 01/02/2023
Last Revised 01/02/2023