The main typical dishes are fried bocachico, small patacón, fried cheese, cooked yucca, aubergine tamales with pork and corozo juice. You should also try their sweets such as the Calandraca, the Caballitos, the Cocadas of different flavors and the Yam.
Among the most representative events of Montería are the Montería Livestock Fair and the Sweet Bun Festival.
The closest beach is in the Gulf of Morrosquillo. A tourist paradise located approximately 70 kilometers from Montería, on the road that leads to the municipalities of Coveñas and Tolú.
The best area to stay in Montería is the north of the city, it is a safe place where they have many options for shopping, as well as the best hotels in the city. However, downtown is another excellent option to choosing where to stay in Montería.
Its name is Los Garzones International Airport. Located 12 km north of the city, this aerodrome offers frequent connections with other national destinations such as Medellín and Bogotá.
Also known as "The Cattle Capital of Colombia", "La Perla del Sinú" and "La Ciudad de las Golondrinas".
The most recommended places to enjoy a good night in the city are mBilbao bar, Pasaje del Sol, The Paradise Discoteca-Bar and Santino Cafe Lounge.
The climate of the city of Montería is warm tropical with a dry season and a rainy season throughout the year. The annual average temperature of the city is between 28 ° C to 40 ° C.