Located in the central “coffee belt” of Colombia along with other growing regions Caldas and Antioquia. This coffee belt represents the largest producing regions of Colombia.
Altitude: 1400–2000 m above sea level
Harvest: September–December (main) and April–May (fly)
Varietals: Typica, Castillo, Caturra
One of the more unique features of this region is a coffee theme park (Parque Nacional del Café), built and funded by the FNC in collaboration with the Department Committee of Coffee Growers of Quindío. The park consists of a coffee-history museum, a coffee garden, an example of a traditional farmer’s house, and a roller coaster called “La Broca.”