Medellín - Flower Parade Silleteros

Flower Parade Silleteros

(61 reviews)
Santa Elena, Medellín, Colombia
60 mins
Tip-Supported

About the tour

Medellín, also known as the City of Eternal Spring, hosts an impressive Flower Fair every year on August. It is a whole week full of art, music, nature and of color and is a UNESCO cultural heritage festival. Come with me to visit the essence of the flower festival ¡the Silleteros! We won't be able to see the full parade until August but for now let's go inside a traditional family's home from Santa Elena who will show us live the assembly of the huge flower bouquet they carry on their backs during the parade. This is perfect for flower lovers, culture addicts, Colombia enthusiasts.


Meet your local guide

Santi Lopez

Santi is a natural traveler and always curious about other culture's lifestyle, respectful of differences and a nature lover. Being a professional in Architecture and a Certified Tour Guide, he mixes his passion for art, design, nature, history and urbanism during his tours while walking the streets of a city or a path in the mountains of his beloved Colombia. Come explore the beautiful city of Medellin and all the surrounds it!

Santi Lopez has been guiding since Mar 2011


What to expect

Get ready for something special. We're travelling to Medellín with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you'll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing guide.

The tour will last about 60 mins and will be live-streamed by your guide directly from Medellín. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your guide and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.


Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to join, but you have the option to leave a tip during the tour.

The majority of your tip goes directly to support the guide's hard work, while the rest helps Heygo continue to build a place that brings the world closer together.


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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.


Reviews from travellers

DONNA P.

06 May 2021

Good tour

Heather M.

02 May 2021

A virtual tour with a difference, colourful flowers, the history of the region - it was just wonderful!! Heather London UK

Nancy E.

01 May 2021

The Flower Parade Silleteros tour was such a fun tour! I'd never heard of this tradition and the discussion and demonstration was fascinating. And the flowers and scenery were beautiful. I highly recommend it and hope it gets repeated for others to enjoy.

Lyn P.

01 May 2021

Santi is an amazing tour guide so interesting friendly and helpful his tours are great, this tour was so interesting and lovely it actually deserves more than a 5

Lesley E.

01 May 2021

Lovely tour thank you


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