Salento is a charming little town that attracts many visitors, both locally and overseas. It is the perfect point from which to explore one of the primary Colombian coffee regions and to enjoy the magnificent Valle de Cocora. The main part of town is centered around the plaza and Calle Real. Here you will find a variety of restaurants, cafes, bars and shops selling clothing, jewelry and other local treats. The town comes alive on weekends when bars and restaurants put up tents in the main square and pump out the music from huge speakers!
There is a lot to occupy you in Salento, from hiking, horseriding and mountain biking to learning Spanish while picking and roasting your very own cup of Colombian coffee! And for those who like to take it easy, Salento is a wonderful place in which to simply sit and enjoy the captivating beauty of the surrounding landscape.