Cordoba Argentina

cordoba_argentina_1

Alta Gracia Town

Come to this other great province in Argentina. Here, you will feel like you have traveled back in time as you immerse yourself in the colonial architecture. Its history is also known as one of the greatest western cities of the past.

The city of Cordoba is the second largest city in Argentina and is located right in the centre of Argentina.
It is located at the foothills of the Sierras Chicas Mountains in the valley of the Suquia River. The weather is moderate and pleasant with average temperatures varying between 11°C and 24°C.

Though the seasons vary, Cordoba’s weather in fall is pleasantly warm, with mostly sunny days and some rain. Winter is cold and dry. Spring starts the humid weather, as the rainy season begins and continues through the summer with daily thunderstorms.

There are many popular parks in the city of Córdoba where tourists can enjoy the scenery. Festivals and artisan fairs are held throughout the city all through the week. Popularly visited monuments and squares within Córdoba city include the Plaza San Martin and the colonial era government building known as the Cabildo.

The Tourists can travel to Alta Gracia, a city perhaps most noted for being the childhood home of Latin American cultural figure Che Guevara.
Also in Alta Gracia is the Museo de la Estancia Jesuí­tica de Alta Gracia. The building is a 17th century ancient Jesuit compound.

Further outside the capital of Córdoba is the little city of Villa General Belgrano, known for its German influenced culture and buildings. The town is home to a number of German beer pubs, and boasts a popular annual Oktoberfest celebration.

In Cordoba you also can visit the beautiful “Valle the Punilla” (Punilla Valley).
It is a unique area full of rivers, mountains and beautiful small towns. All traveling distances are relatively small and can easily be done with the local bus network.

cordoba_argentina_2

Punilla Valley

Comments are closed.