Search

Colombia's Coffee Triangle


The Colombian coffee Region (Spanish: Eje Cafetero), also known as the Coffee Triangle (Spanish: Triángulo del Café) is a part of the Colombian Paisa region in the rural area of Colombia.


Colombia is renowned for producing the best speciality Arabica coffee in the world and the Coffee Triangle is where the majority of it is produced.


The main coffee-producing zones are: Nariño, Norte de Santander, Antioquia, Valle del Cauca, Huila, Tolima, Caldas, Risaralda, Quindio and Cundinamarca


The area between the departments of Caldas, Risaralda, Quindío and Tolima is known as the Coffee Zone because of the large development experienced by the cultivation of this product. Most areas of the coffee triangle have specific tourist attractions the largest is probably Parque del Café (Coffee Park) which is a theme park in the department of Quindío, Colombia, 4 km south-west of the town of Montenegro and 11 km west of the departmental capital city Armenia. Consisting of two main areas; by the main entrance are the buildings housing the museum and exhibitions detailing the history, culture and process of growing and producing coffee in the region. In the valley beyond is an amusement park with rides and shows. These areas are linked by two gondola lifts and a chairlift: it is also possible to walk between the two areas via an ecological trail that passes through a plantation of many varieties of coffee bushes. The Coffee Park attracts over 1 million visitors a year and makes a must place to visit if you’re in the area.

1 view

Safe Trade Coffee

JOIN THE MAILING LIST

© 2017 by NOT 1 BEAN                                                     NOT 1 BEAN is a Registered Trademark