San Francisco Day Trip from Medellín: Chocolate Tour and Workshop

San Francisco Day Trip from Medellín: Chocolate Tour and Workshop
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$78
Duration: 10 hours
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Description

Full-day tour to the idyllic village of San Francisco with its pristine rivers and sub-tropical climate is perfect for growing cacao. Visit a community chocolate project and learn everything about cacao plantation and even better, make your own chocolate!

While coffee is considered to be to most typical Colombian product it is in fact relatively new in Latin America. Cacao is an even more traditional agricultural product of Colombia.
Even the pre-Colombian indigenous tribes used cacao seeds as currency to make trade with other tribes and chocolate was considered to be holy.
Nowadays most Colombians still prefer a hot chocolate in the morning instead of coffee.

This unique day trip takes you deep into the Eastern highlands of Antioquia. The idyllic village of San Francisco with its pristine rivers and sub-tropical climate is perfect for growing cacao.

Visit a community chocolate project and learn everything about cacao plantation and make your own chocolate. The artisan chocolate production is coordinated by local women and combines conservation of endemic tropical forests and sustainable agriculture.

Full-day tour to the idyllic village of San Francisco with its pristine rivers and sub-tropical climate is perfect for growing cacao. Visit a community chocolate project and learn everything about cacao plantation and even better, make your own chocolate!