The Armenia Transportation Terminal is located south of the city. It has basic services such as public restrooms, luggage storage, internet and telephone booths. 38 companies provide national, interdepartmental and local service.
Some of these dishes are: bandeja paisa and rice and vegetables, mondongo, trout, sancocho, calentado paisa, arepa, sudados, tamal and parva. As well as suckling pig and rice with chicken. In addition, salads, empanadas, stuffed potatoes, rice pudding or dulce de brevas stand out.
The city of Armenia has a program called Strategic Public Transportation System, which is implemented by the municipal mayor's office through Amable, an industrial and commercial state-owned company created to develop the SETP in the capital of the department of Quindío. Its stops with public space (P.E.P.) are located in the places with the highest concentration of users and have information that allows informing the arrival time of the routes. It comes from the national strategy of Friendly Cities of the National Development Plan, whose purpose is to improve the provision of public transportation services in intermediate cities with less than 400,000 inhabitants.
El Eden International Airport is the airport that serves the city of Armenia and is located 15 kilometers from downtown Armenia. It was rebuilt and improved after the Eje Cafetero earthquake of January 25, 1999. There you can find car rental services, restaurants, exchange houses, ATMs, among other amenities.
The best area to stay in Armenia is the north of the city. This exclusive district has shopping malls, nightlife areas, restaurants, and the best boutique hotels in Armenia. In addition, the north is the safest area to stay in Armenia.
Armenia's festivities are celebrated in November every year. One of its most important events, among others, is the Yipao parade. It is an exhibition of Jeep Willys vehicles that parade through the main roads of the city and municipalities. It was born as part of the anniversary celebrations of the cities of Calarcá, Armenia and Sevilla, where Jeep Willys vehicles are driven with overloads during the festivities celebrating the founding of the city. It awards economic prizes in the categories of coffee cargo, traditional agricultural cargo, peasant moving or coroteo, arts and crafts and the traditional "Pique".
The National Coffee Park is located in a rural area of the Municipality of Montenegro in Quindío, only at 35 minutes from the city of Armenia. To get there from Armenia, you can go to the Armenia transportation terminal, where you will find the bus that leaves you at the door of the coffee park. You can also take career 19 to the south and turn right on the street 25 towards Montenegro (right of the old train station). Continue along this road until you reach Montenegro and there look for the exit to Pueblo Tapao. At kilometer 5 you will find the main entrance to the National Coffee Park.
In Armenia, summers are short and hot, winters are short and comfortable, it is wet and cloudy all year round. During the course of the year, the temperature generally varies from 17 °C to 26 °C and rarely drops below 15 °C or rises above 28 °C. Based on the tourism score, the best times of the year to visit Armenia for warm weather activities are early to mid-January and early June to early September.