1 Córdoba city

Argentina’s second city is home to some important colonial architecture as well as one of South America’s oldest universities.

2 Jesuit history

The province of Córdoba owed its early importance to the Jesuits, whose legacy lives on in the form of estancias, churches and museums, which offer a fascinating insight into early colonial Argentina.

3 Cerro Colorado

Intriguing pre-Columbian pictures are etched onto the side of a cliff in the Reserva Cultural Natural Cerro Colorado.

4 Estancias

Ride on handsome horses, swim or just relax and enjoy breathtaking views in the unspoilt countryside on an estancia.

5 Hang-gliding

The province’s rugged sierras and professional infrastructure make it a great place for adventure sports, especially hang-gliding.

6 Parque Nacional Quebrada del Condorito

This national park offers spectacular mountain views and is a major condor breeding ground.

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