Colonial grandeur and horse-riding in the Sierras
Argentina’s second city of Córdoba lies in a vast valley in the very heart of the country. It is a city packed with history and culture, boasting a superb colonial-era centre and vibrant, arty neighbourhoods. What’s more it’s just a short one-hour flight from Buenos Aires.
Many tours and holidays in Córdoba feature on the city’s love of horses. Horse-riding and polo are popular pursuits here and the central Sierras are perfect for an atmospheric canter, surrounded by both pampas and mountains. You can also head out into big sky country to learn the art of polo, or discover the ways of the gaucho on an authentic estancia.
On your holiday in Córdoba you will enjoy the cosmopolitan bars and galleries of Barrio Güemes. This old city neighbourhood has been newly transformed into a lively cultural quarter. Immerse yourself in old-world Argentinian culture by staying on a luxurious working cattle ranch surrounded by incredible mountain landscapes and fertile valleys. Here you can even join in with cattle round-ups in the summer months, when Córdoba feels a world apart from the heat and humidity of Buenos Aires.