Villa General Belgrano, a little mountain town of 6,260 occupants, is named after the Argentine military leader Manuel Belgrano and situated in the lavish green valley of Calamuchita, on the slopes of the province of Córdoba in central Argentina. It’s a small town, but with plenty of natural beauty and things to do.
If you find yourself visiting the area of Villa General Belgrano, take along this list of the 8 best things to do in the region, to make sure you see the best of the best!
1. Paseo De Los Arroyos
Paseo De Los Arroyos is a beautiful place, known for its tranquillity. Just two blocks from downtown, this is an amazing bit of greenery, right in the heart of the city. Pleasant streams and shade trees can be found here, with cycling and walking trails. A great place to visit, whether you are looking to rest and relax or exercise.
Paseo De Los Arroyos
Address: Ojo de Agua 153-193, Villa Gral. Belgrano, Córdoba, Argentina
Website: Paseo De Los Arroyos (in Spanish)
2. Museum Villa General Belgrano
The Museum Villa General Belgrano is a small museum dedicated to the history and development of the city. Here, you can see many photos of the residents and families who have lived here over the years. With the mission to: “Protect, preserve and transmit collective memory” of the city, this is an interesting place to visit to get a feel for how the city today came to be.
Museum Villa General Belgrano
Address: Uruguay 105, Villa Gral. Belgrano, Córdoba, Argentina
3. Castillo Romano
Just 60 metres (196.9 feet) from the main square, Castillo Romano is a very entertaining place to spend your precious time. A place that combines history with entertainment, you can see over 1000 objects here that have been used by humans in the area for the past 150 years. Full of puppets and moving exhibits, a visit to the castle is a trip back in time and a nostalgic journey for local people. Check it out!
Address: Villa General Belgrano, Cordoba, Argentina
Facebook: Castillo Romano
4. Calamuchita Valley
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The Calamuchita Valley is a wonderful place to go, especially if you’ve hired a car and are looking to explore the local environment. Along a winding mountain road, there are plenty of picturesque lookouts to stop and take a break. You’ll pass through charming villages and witness the extreme feats of engineering that allowed this passage to be possible. Trekking, birdwatching or just checking out the scenery are all possible here.
Address: Sierras de Cordoba, Villa General Belgrano, Argentina
Website: Calamuchita Valley (in Spanish)
5. Champaqui Adventure
Book an expedition with Champaqui Adventure for a memorable experience in the Valley of Calamuchita. This highly recommended tour company provides professional and attentive guides who will not only help you through your trek but will also inform you of all the flora and fauna you pass by.
Address: Avenida Los Manantiales 33 | Loc 40, Villa General Belgrano X5194FAA, Argentina
Website: Champaqui Adventure (in Spanish)
6. Cerro de la Virgen
Cerro de la Virgen, the hike up this hill is really quite hard. Regardless, this is an extremely rewarding hike as the view is wonderful. This attraction allows visitors to contemplate Villa General Belgrano from a different angle. The climb is tough in principle but runs smoother as tourists approach the top. Tourists should bring their own water because there are no shops at the base to purchase it. The sight is really worth the effort.
Cerro de la Virgen
Address: Ruta Km 5 y Ojo Del Agua, Villa General Belgrano, Argentina
Website: Cerro de la Virgen (in Spanish)
7. Arca de Noe
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Arca de Noe is an eco farm that houses over 300 animals. Here, you can find anything from llamas, guanacos to peacocks and redfish! Built for visitors of all ages, spend an afternoon here and learn about the animals!
Arca de Noe
Address: Ruta 5 Km 83.9, Villa General Belgrano, Argentina
Website: Arca de Noe
Aquaflores is a family business and is home to a couple dedicated to cultivating a wide variety of aquatic plants. You also have the option to buy plants and they’re more than happy to give you advice on cultivation. This is a great stop for those who love gardening!
Address: Justo J. de Urquiza s/no | Villa Castelar, Villa General Belgrano, Argentina
Website: Aquaflores (in Spanish)
Wander, wanderer, wandering!
Everyone loves to wander, right? Especially you! You want to travel around the world and see what every places have got to offer. Now, it is time for you to experience Villa General Belgrano, Argentina. They have what it takes to mesmerize every tourists!
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