Villa Carlos Paz
Undoubtedly Villa Carlos Paz is Córdoba’s the main attraction and touristic center. You can visit the Dique San Roque, with perfect coasts for water sports like, windsurfing, swimming, canoeing, sailing and even motor sports.
Where to Go:
Villa Carlos Paz is an excellent place to enjoy the nightlife, shows and movies. There are also casinos and during the summer holidays some of the most important theater companies come to offer their shows full of joy and color.
All this activity contrasts with the magic of nature that Valle de Puntilla offers.
From the Hostel Carlos Paz, you can also visit some of the most important attractions like: Los Gigantes, las Altas Cumbres, Traslasierra and the wonderful Valle de Calamuchita.
Cerro de la Cruz and Aerosillas: After crossing the seven hills and have reached a thousand meters height, you find this beautiful geological building. At the top, there is a 15 meters high cross. The Aerosilla takes you to a viewpoint terrace where you can get a magnificent view of the city and its surroundings.
Dique and Embalse San Roque: is a water mirror where you can practice water ski, windsurf and jet ski, among other activities. You can also rent boats and launches.
Reloj Cucú: This is the symbol of the city. It was built using traditional techniques and it is 7 meters high.
Theaters: During the summer season, some of the country’s most important actors and actresses come to Villa Carlos Paz.
Paseo de los Artesanos: Located downtown, it is the ideal place to go shopping. The wood carvings and the ceramics crafts stand out.
Other places to see in Villa Carlos Paz:
Cerro los Gigantes: With more than 2,300 meters above the sea lever, this hill has a structure that makes it very versatile to practice climbing sports.
Observatorio Astronómico Bosque Alegre: A very important observatory that reached America’s 3rd place and the world’s 5th with its 1.45 meters diameter reflecting telescope
Monumento al Indio Bamba: A stone and cement statue, a piece created by the artist Borgarello.
How to get there:
You can reach Villa Carlos Paz overland, either by car or bus.
By Plane:The option is to take a plane to Córdoba’s capital flying Aerolíneas Argentinas, Pluna or Lan, which have daily departures and then reach Villa Carlos Paz.
By Bus: There are many companies that travel from Buenos Aires to Córdoba and then reach Villa Carlos Paz. For instance: Andes Mar, Chevallier, Basa, General Urquiza, Plus Ultra and Sarmiento.
Distances and Overland Accesses:
From Buenos Aires: 757 kilometers taking the Ruta Nacional Nº9.
From Córdoba Capital: 36 kilometers taking the Ruta Nacional Nº38 or Nº20.
Aerolíneas Argentinas: 0800-0969-747
Lan Argentina: 0810-9999-526
Pluna: (+54 11) 4773-0440
Aeropuerto Ambrosio Taravella, Córdoba: (+54 351) 475-0874
Andes Mar: (+54 3541) 439230
Plus Ultra y Mercobus: (+54 11) 4576-7900
General Urquiza y Sierras de Córdoba: (+54 11) 4000-5222
Empresa Sarmiento (Córdoba): (+54 351) 425-6180
Basa: (+54 3541) 43-0761
Chevallier: (+54 3541) 42-1571