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Córdoba city, guardian of the Jesuit legacy declared World Heritage, brings together culture, traditions, intense young life, warmth and the well-known Cordoban humor.

Córdoba, a city with more than four centuries of deep history, is waiting for you with the beauty of its avenues and large buildings, shopping centers and first class hotels.

Also known as “La Docta”, Córdoba is a vibrant university city, where thousands of young students live. Their energies are transmitted in its streets and lively nightlife, in its bars and pubs, in its cultural manifestations and its international shows.

 

Connectivity

The Córdoba International Airport, the main one in the inland areas of the country, connects the city with the main destinations of Argentina. The city also has a large Bus Station, trains and an important road network of rapid accesses. The “AeroBus” service operates 24 hours and connects the Bus Station with the Airport, with a frequency of 30 minutes. Click here for more information.

 

Accommodation

The city has a total of 12,946 hotel beds, distributed in 171 different accommodation modalities and categories.

 

Gastronomy

Córdoba city offers several colors and flavors in its eight gastronomic areas. We recommend: our “choripán”, the “colaciones”, the “alfajor cordobés”, the beer and the popular “fernet” with “coca”. In addition, there are diverse restaurants with healthy choices available. Click here for more information.

 

Shows and culture

There are about 8 versatile meeting spaces and 12 cultural centers in Córdoba, 40 museums, 2 magnificent theaters, more than 40 rooms for official and independent theatrical productions, and more than 20 cinemas and cinema clubs.

 

Exhibitions and shopping malls

More than 15 centers, from large malls and hypermarkets to stores on the street. The Bohemian neighborhood called Güemes to visit Paseo de las Artes (the Arts Market) is ideal for shopping.

 

Guided visits

The Municipality of Córdoba offers free thematic guided tours throughout the year and the possibility of downloading self-guided tours from the it website. Download here a list of Professional Tourist Guides. Click here for more information.

 

Outdoor activities

Suquía River promenade, parks and squares offer places to enjoy the sun in beautiful surroundings. Sarmiento Park has a skating rink, the amusement Super Park and Cordoba Zoo. Tejas Park, the Botanical Garden, Kempes Park and the Urban Natural Reserve complete the variety of attractions to connect with nature. Each year, Municipal swimming pools are enabled from December to March.

 

Tourist Information Offices

  • Historic Cabildo: 30 Independencia St. Center. Córdoba, Argentina. Tel: (+54-351) 4341200. Hours: Monday to Sunday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Bus Station: 380 Perón Blvd. Center. Córdoba, Argentina. Tel: (+54-351) 4331982/87. Hours: Monday to Sunday from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Ing. Talavera International Airport: Road to Pajas Blancas Km 8.5, Route E-53 (5008). Córdoba, Argentina. Tel: (+54-351) 4348390. Hours: Monday to Sunday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Patio Olmos Shopping: San Juan Blvd. and Vélez Sarsfield Street. Center. Córdoba, Argentina. Tel: (+54-351) 5704100. Hours: Monday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Buen Pastor promenade: Av. Hipólito Yrigoyen 325. Tel: (+54-351) 4342727. Hours: Monday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. WhatsApp Tourist Information: + 54 9 3516100401

In terms of transportation, Córdoba has a selection of options.

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Land Connectivity

Córdoba has a comprehensive road network and urban public transport network.

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Air Connectivity

The "Ambrosio Taravella Engineer International Airport" offers multiple options

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Buses, Taxis and Rent-A-Car Services

The public transport system ensures connections to the different neighbourhoods.

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Hotels

The city has a significant number of hotels, ranging from basic to luxurious.

City and Sierras

Just one hour away from Córdoba city, you can enjoy the main destinations of the Sierras de Córdoba (a mountain range in central area of Argentina), its sun, crystalline rivers and an important festival agenda.  

Sierras chicas Mountains

The cities that make up the region keep a particular charm and offer tourists a wide range in terms of hotel, gastronomic and entertainment infrastructure. A half day tour to the Sierras Chicas mountains will be a trip that is difficult to forget. A panoramic view of the wild and beautiful landscape of this mountain range is a treat for the young and old alike. Tourists can visit the artists’ villa, known as the Mendiolaza, on their way to the Sierras Chicas circuit. The resort towns of Saldán and Unquillo offer a majestic view of the mountains that is bound to mesmerize you. The beautiful monuments like La Capilla Vieja in the historic city of La Calera are simply a joy to visit. Besides this, the Ñu Pora hill and the La Quebrada dam are also worth visiting.

More information: https://www.cordobaturismo.gov.ar/region/sierras-chicas/ 

 

Northwest area

The northwest area of ​​the province is ideal for outdoor activities such as horseback riding, trekking, old carriage rides and guided tours. Those tourists who visit this region can not miss the opportunity to visit Taninga Tunnels, an imposing road construction that consists of five open tunnels that connect the Province of Cordoba and La Rioja valleys; the Natural Reserve Chancaní, where activities such as animal watching, walking and riding are made; and the wonderful Ongamira Caves, which are unique natural sculptures.

More information: https://www.cordobaturismo.gov.ar/region/noroeste/

 

Traslasierra valley

Traslasierra area is located west of Cordoba city, limited by various mountain ranges. The cities that make up the region keep a particular charm and offer tourists a wide range in terms of hotel, gastronomic and entertainment infrastructure. These localities include La Calera and important historical buildings of religious and cultural order; the city of Villa Allende, located at the foot of Pan de Azúcar Mountain, with its exclusive golf course; Unquillo with its century Chapel of Leonor built and decorated by the renowned painter Guido Buffo. Further north, Rio Ceballos is located, considered the “Heart of the Sierras Chicas” with a variety of adventure tourism activities; Salsipuedes followed with his monumental cave in honor of the Virgin of Itati; El Manzano and Agua de Oro, near the consecrated Chapel of Candonga; Villa Ani Me, La Granja and Ascochinga.

More information: https://www.cordobaturismo.gov.ar/region/traslasierras/

 

Punilla valley

This region is home to over 30 tourist destinations, including important cities, communes and places. The most important tourist location in Córdoba, the city of Villa Carlos Paz, is located on the southern shore of San Roque lake. 

Those tourists visiting the region can not miss the opportunity to know the town of Bialet Massé, with its historic lime kiln “La Argentina”; Capilla del Monte with its roofed street; Cosquín town square with its traditional folklore; Huerta Grande with an exquisite gastronomic offer; the city of La Cumbre which has a magnificent golf course and places for paragliding; La Falda and imposing Hotel Eden; Coco and an attractive maze of bushes; the town of Tanti with its beautiful spa, among many others.

More information: https://www.cordobaturismo.gov.ar/region/punilla/

 

Calamuchita valley

Calamuchita valley is located southwest of Cordoba city, limited by various strands of the Sierras Chicas and the Sierras Grandes. Tourists will get to see UNESCO-listed monuments and the childhood residence of the revolutionary Che Guevara. Besides this, they would also be able to get a deep insight into the region’s rich cultural heritage. The jaw-dropping scenic beauty of the villages such as La Bolsa, Santa Rosa de Calamuchita and Villa Rumipal are simply unparalleled. Tourists can also visit the Los Molinos Dam and Villa General Belgrano.

More information: https://www.cordobaturismo.gov.ar/region/calamuchita/ 

 

Northern area

The Northern area of  the province of Cordoba is a fascinating tourist region. Its distinctive charm is reflected in the paths of history manifested in its villages and in his boundless landscapes dominated by nature and legends.

Córdoba concentrates centuries of culture, which is embodied in towns and cities, where religious and craft tradition maintains the Creole essence. Towns like Ischilín, Tulumba, San Pedro Norte and Cañada del Río Pinto are renowned for maintaining its colonial style that preserves the past. In these villages, visitors can enjoy traditional handicrafts such as leather, basketry, pottery and wood; plus the chance to taste traditional cuisine and vibrate with folk music.

More information: https://www.cordobaturismo.gov.ar/region/norte/

 

Mar Chiquita

Mar Chiquita region is located northeast of Cordoba city, occupying the area of influence of the Laguna Mar Chiquita. This area is the product of the effort of its inhabitants, who have always had the desire to make known paradise in which they live. The most important protagonist of this renowned tourist area is the Laguna Mar Chiquita, a lagoon saltwater 6,000 kilometers long, which is one of the largest saline wetlands in Latin America and the world. 

The own ecosystem of this area is distinguished by the presence of a varied and abundant flora and fauna, with more than 250 species of birds. At the edge of the lake, you can see beautiful pink flamingos, gulls, ducks and other species of aquatic environments. A proposal for bird watching, other equally interesting alternatives such as silverside fishing, water sports, guided tours, photo safaris and night walks are added.

More information: https://www.cordobaturismo.gov.ar/region/mar-chiquita/

 

Paravachasca valley

Paravachasca is an area distinguished by bringing together nature and culture. The mountain landscape invites tourists to do outdoor activities such as horseback riding, hiking, biking and guided tours. The Quebrada del Condorito Park, with a population of over 70 Andean condors, surprises visitors with their flight. 

More information: https://www.cordobaturismo.gov.ar/region/paravachasca/

 

Southern Sierras

In this area, the cultural manifestations are present at every step. Pre-Columbian history is reflected through pictographs made by Comechingones indians hundreds of years ago in the Cerro Intihuasi, which is considered one of the most important archaeological sites in the province.

This area is home to more than 10 destinations that have adequate infrastructure services. The towns of Rio de los Sauces, Alpa Corral, the Albahacas and El Chacay offer tourist circuits for rest and recreation. Horseback riding, hiking, trout fishing and guided tours give rise to adventure tourism, with non-traditional modalities such as rural tourism and stays. The city of Rio Cuarto is the service center and most important culture of the region, which has a major equipment and infrastructure.

More information: https://www.cordobaturismo.gov.ar/region/sierras-del-sur/

 

Other destinations

In Córdoba, there are different locations with particularities and varied attractions, which allows recreational activities throughout the year.

More information: https://www.cordobaturismo.gov.ar/region/otros-destinos/