Tamesis Tour Guide
Támesis is a municipality in the southwestern part of the department of Antioquia, Colombia. It was founded by Don Pedro Orozco Ocampo in 1858 and established as a municipality in 1864. It is bordered on the north by the towns of Jericó and Fredonia; on the east by the town of Valparaíso; on the south by the municipalities of Caramanta and Jardín, as well as the department of Caldas; and on the west by Jardín and Jericó. It has two townships: San Pablo and Palermo and 37 villages, with a population close to 17 thousand inhabitants.
Its economy is based mainly on coffee, banana, avocado, cocoa, sugar cane and citrus and, in recent years, tourism. It has the three levels, with a climate that ranges between 16 and 25 degrees Celsius (60 to 77 F) . It is at an altitude of 1,638 meters, with an area of 245 km2. It has a great biodiversity and beautiful landscapes. It is located in the branch of the Andean Western Cordillera.
Támesis is the third municipality with more water in Antioquia and a mineral water plant, called Agua de la Peña, which is considered the third purest in the world for its variety of minerals. It has a good number of rivers and waterfalls, which make the town, one of the most admired and visited by locals and visitors alike.