The best attractions in Agua de Oro

There are very good attractions to visit in the big cities and resorts, but discover the charms of small and beautiful villages like Agua de Oro it gives you the opportunity to enjoy moments with the family, perform sports activities, practice alternative tourism and much more.

Agua de Oro is a town located in the Argentine province of Córdoba, about 56 kilometers from Buenos Aires. ANDs known as one of the beauties of valley of the Saws Girls, which gives the visitor many natural attractions and also of a religious nature.

Popularly Golden Water is known for its ecological tourism trails and routes and because you can practice adventure tourism, all framed in the natural environment of the classic Cordoba mountains.

Waterfall in Agua de Oro - AHLN /

Agua de Oro offers activities for the whole family, together with a wide offer of accommodation ranging from first level hotels to rural lodgings and a typical gastronomy with traditional sweets.

What to do and what to visit in Agua de Oro

The Agua de Oro tours include several caves dedicated to the different advocations of the Virgin, highlighting among them that of the Virgin of Lourdes, whose image was brought from France in 1952 to become patron of the town.

Among the places you have to visit in Agua de Oro are the San Vicente Ferrer Church, dating from the 18th century; the Convent of the Holy Trinity; the Candonga National Historic Monument; the Grotto of the Virgin of Lourdes and the El Sauce Quarries.

Candonga Chapel - DavidGDS /

Further, the city offers you many Musical shows like the FestiOro, the summer opening, beer and chocolate parties, carnivals, cultural shows and much more.

On the other hand, it is common to organize excursions to observe different Flora and fauna species. You should also visit the ecological reserves near the urban center and animal farms.

Golden Water Spas

On the banks of the Agua de Oro River is the spa of the same name, An ideal place for recreation and family rest. There you will have the necessary facilities and services for a comfortable and pleasant experience, as well as an area for camping.

«Happiness is nature, beauty and tranquility.»

-Debasish Mridha-

The Agua de Oro spa It is ideal for recreation in front of a beautiful natural pool which, together with the abundant vegetation and the overlapping of the rocks, generates a microclimate that will captivate you at any season of the year.

Undoubtedly, the warm summer weather and the creeks that surround the town and that cross its rocksThey make this an unforgettable destination to cool off, relax and have fun.

Tour the circuit of the Sierras Chicas

Sierras Girls - Randal Sheppard /

Agua de Oro is the starting point for tour the circuit of the Sierras Chicas, tourist area with easy and fast access to the region of History to the north, capital Córdoba and the Punilla Valley. Further on you will find the valleys of Calamuchita and Traslasierra. The options are to travel by day by car or by hiring excursions from private operators.


Near Agua de Oro is Ascochinga, another charming town that offers you very good stays and hotels. In addition to its well-known golf course, which is the delirium of all visitors, you can visit the Tres Cascadas or Estancia el Rosario, a famous factory of Cordoba's alfajores.

The farm

A little closer is the beautiful town of La Granja, which offers the visitor the attractiveness of its residential deployment, gastronomic offer and its spa.

Cuesta Blanca - Jan Beck /

While in the rThe Farm you can enjoy calm and crystalline waters in the middle of an abundant vegetation, In the center of town you can enjoy the calm atmosphere of the Plaza San Martín and visit the chapel of Our Lady of Lourdes.

If you travel the route, you will run into the csliver of Roger Agst, located in front of a small artificial lagoon and built with a particular architectural style.

In La Granja too you will have beaches and spas, Among which the one of La Toma stands out, with all the comforts for a more than pleasant stay.

In the town of Agua de Oro and its surroundings you can spend spectacular vacations, where rural tourism, adventure tourism and religious tours will predominate. The relaxing spas of crystalline waters will give you a lot family fun. Enjoy Agua de Oro!

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