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 Ciudad de Córdoba

Ciudad de Córdoba

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Ask any Argentine about their favorite part of the country and many will respond: the Sierras de Córdoba. This beautiful region, in the centre of the country and about 800 km from the capital Buenos Aires, is known to be a hotspot for those who want to enjoy pure nature and combine this with an adventurous holiday. Mountains, rivers, lakes, woods, wildlife, you can find everything in Provincia de Córdoba. Surrounded by nature you will also find famous villages like for example Villa Carlos Paz, Mina Clavero, Villa General Belgrano, Capilla del Monte and San Marcos Sierra.

Bavarian-style Villa General Belgrano was settled by survivors of the famed World War II German U-boat Graf Spree.  Quaint VGB has a beer hall and a German bakery.  Many Buenos Aires executives have their summer homes in Villa Carlos Paz or La Falda.  There's popular theater, old fashion vaudeville shows in Villa Carlos Paz in the summer - which also has San Roque Lake with a yacht club.

Besides, the capital of the province, also named Córdoba, is an interesting town full of movement. Córdoba is especially famous for it's Jesuit settlements and the historic city centre. The city is also renown for its active student life and together with that the great nightlife. Universidad Nacional de Cordoba is the 2nd oldest university in the Western Hemisphere.  College attendance is free!

Accommodations in Cordoba:

There are few discreet hotels as good as the Sheraton Cordoba Hotel in Cordoba Argentina , which offers   panoramic views of the city and unique offerings such as a tennis court, same day laundry service, and 24-hour childcare service. The Amercian Cordoba Park Hotel, offering luxury service and first-class hospitality, is another such hotel. When in Sheraton Cordoba you can easily shop at one of the largest shopping districts situated close to it. The American Cordoba will take you on a ride of the Argentine culture. Located in downtown Cordoba and it is merely three blocks from a historical center. Looking for an affordable option? Don't worry. The Windsor Hotel and the NH Urbano Hotel, right in the heart of the city, are ready to serve you

Hosterias are plentiful in the small mountain towns, such as Hosteria de Pinos in Villa Carlos Paz.

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