140 kilometers from the city of Córdoba, there is a little known town which is a must see for those lovers of the nature. It is characterized by its tranquility, wide variety of outdoor activities and for being the provincial honey capital.
Is about San Marcos Sierras, a town in Córdoba that stands out for being the ideal destination for those who need to disconnect from the city. Both rivers that surround her, her little streets of land, the sound of the guitars and the pure air of its landscapes They are an ideal setting to relax.
TRANQUILITY AND PURITY: THE VIRTUES OF THE PEOPLE OF CÓRDOBA
It’s a protected natural area which invites you to enjoy its San Marcos River, which has mortars from native peoples on the banks, an irrigation ditch and an old mill. Also has two hypothermal water sources that are unmissable for taking a dip with mineral properties.
Another of the unavoidable magnets is the crystalline lens. Quilpo River. With little pots and extensive beaches that combine entertainment with rest in its various spas. For the most active, it has the possibility of horseback ridinghiking and mountain biking.
WHAT TO DO IN THE CENTER OF SAN MARCOS SIERRAS
With a particular philosophy of life, locals recommend walking slowly, appreciating the aroma of the flora and abandoning the fast pace. Less than two kilometers away is the Hippie Museum, which exhibits a sample of objects related to this countercultural movement born in the sixties.
In the middle, An old stone and adobe chapel from 1734 draws attention, located in front of the main square Cacique Tulián. In the green space, the artisans’ fair is held, which stands out among the old colonial-style buildings and the colorful facades.
HOW TO GET TO SAN MARCOS SIERRAS FROM CÓRDOBA CAPITAL?
If you travel by car to this destination from Cordoba capitalyou must go along route E 53 and continue along the Camino del Cuadrado towards RN 38. By bus, it is possible to arrive with the companies Sarmiento and Ersa.
- Where to Stay: there is a wide variety of accommodation in this town, for all needs and tastes. It is possible to choose between cabins, inns, campsites and rental houses.