The tour starts off in the Coffee Lounge, in the heart of the plantation. This building preserves the traditional architecture of the region and features a mix of industrial and natural materials, such as Bamboo.
During the tour, you will discuss and learn about several key issues relating to coffee, the product which is symbolic of this region and of Colombia, recognized by people all over the world. Some of the themes that are covered on the tour include: origin and history, worldwide distribution, species, the growing and harvesting (walk through the coffee plantation), processing – visit the wet mill (operational weekdays only), marketing (Juan Valdez brand), roasting process, aromas and properties of coffee, café de Colombia and its institutions, Coffee Cultural Landscape (World Heritage Site by UNESCO).
This interactive tour gives you the chance to explore, touch, taste and love the product coffee and its process. Ask all your questions and get surprised by the knowledge of our guides and workers.
Visitors, not staying overnight, might want to enjoy our Hacienda Venecia Coffee Farm Experience a little more. Therefore we offer a set lunch at the Coffee Lodge everyday at around 12.30 pm. Should you relay on public transport, you can make use of our shuttle at 2 pm up to the main road, or at 5.30 pm to Manizales. Enjoy your stay and soak up the tranquility!
SHARED COFFEE TOURS
Languages: English (Spanish available on request, advance booking required)
Start time: 9:30 am
Duration: 3 hours approx.
Price: 50.000 COP (adults) - 40.000 COP (12-15 years)
PRIVATE COFFEE TOURS
Available on request, advanced booking requiered.
Languages: English or Spanish
Start time: 2:30 pm
Duration: 2 - 3 hours approx.
Price: 95.000 COP / person (minimum 2)
Note: Saturdays, Sundays and holidays the coffee processing plant is closed.