Cordoba tourist information

Córdoba's main tourist attractions are its mountain ranges, as well as its climate and landscapes. The provincial tourist activity is also favored by the ease of access to the province due to the communications networks, its central position in the geography of the country and the presence of an international airport. For this reason, Cordoba is one of the main tourist areas in Argentina, after the Argentine Atlantic Coast. The typical festivals of the Cosquín Festival dedicated to Argentine folklore, the National Festival of Doma and Folklore in Jesús María, a festival as its name indicates, dedicated to Argentine folklore with its music and gaucho equestrian skills that includes dressage and the National Beer Festival in Villa General Belgrano and the celebrations of Holy Week, the national festival of rock and pop music called Cosquín Rock, although it is actually held in Santa María de Punilla, also stand out for their importance. The National Potato Festival is also held in the city of Villa Dolores. Since 1984 it is the official venue of the Rally of Argentina. After being reinaugurated in 2009, the province of Córdoba has always been one of the stages of the Dakar Rally.

General information

Córdoba is located in the west of the Central region country, bordered to the north by Catamarca y Santiago del Esteroto the east with Santa Feto the southeast with the Province of Buenos Airesto the south with Province of La Pampa and to the west with St. Louis y La Rioja

Climatic conditions vary from region to region, although temperate climate predominates.

The province of Córdoba generally has warm summers and cool to mild winters, depending on the region. The average annual temperature is between 16° and 18 °C. The eastern portion of the province has a temperate Pampean climate in the south and a subtropical climate with a dry season in the north. In the extreme west and northwest the climate is semi-arid. The central zone and the mountain valleys have a transitional temperate climate. Due to the combination of different natural elements it is possible to find in the Province of Córdoba characteristic regional climates and particular local microclimates.


Capital of Córdoba

The capital of Córdoba is named after the same name. It is located in the central region of the country, on both banks of the Suquía River. It is the second most populated city in Argentina after Buenos Aires and the largest in the country. Córdoba is an important cultural, economic, educational, financial and entertainment center in the region.

The climate of the city of Córdoba is temperate subtropical humid with dry winters.The climate is also known as pampean. Summers are humid, with hot days and mild nights. During this season, thunderstorms with wind and hail are frequent.

The city has important historical, cultural and tourist attractions. The Cañada de Córdoba is the partial channeling of a stream that crosses the city from south to north. The Arco de Córdoba is an important cultural symbol located at the southeast entrance, on Amadeo Sabattini Avenue. 

Today, there are several options to enjoy the city. One of them is to visit its historical, religious, natural science and other museums, which are cultural spaces not to be missed. Among its historical and cultural attractions are La Cañada, the Cathedral Church, the traditional Plaza San Martín, the Museum of Natural Sciences and the valuable Manzana Jesuítica, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2000, among others. In addition, there are green spaces such as the Sarmiento Park and the San Martín Natural Reserve, as well as churches and temples.

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