* From downtown Cordoba take a tour of the most important historical sites of the city on a London-style double decker bus.
* Rent some 4x4 Jeeps or ATVs and get in touch with the beautiful nature in the regions of the province lying outside of Cordoba city for a couple of hours or an entire day.
* Go on a single or multi-day horsebackriding adventure on some of the many mountain trails that can be found in the area.
* Play in the sunshine in La Falda, a charming village with 18,000 square meters of wooded park with a barbecue, picnic area, swimming pool, and sports fields.
* Back in the city, go visit the Manzana Jesuitica, a square of Jesuit buildings including the oldest church and university in Argentina, a school, and a chapel, deemed a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2000.
When to go
Cordoba has a Mediterranean climate and pleasant weather can be experienced year-round, so the best time to go to Cordoba really depends on what kind of weather you enjoy and what sort of activities you are interested in. The summers (Dec-Feb) have hot days, cool nights, and most of the rainfall. Winters (Jun-Aug) are dry and cooler but never harsh.
How to get there
By far the cheapest way to reach Cordoba is by bus, if you?re not in a hurry. The following companies have bus service between Buenos Aires and Cordoba and also serve routes between Cordoba and other major cities: Flecha Bus, El Turista, and TATA. From the other major cities in Argentina but not serving Buenos Aires also check out Panamericano, El Serrano, Mar del Plata, Cacorba, TAC, and El Rapido. The bus ride between Buenos Aires and Cordoba is 13 hours. For those on a bigger budget, or who lack the patience for long overnight bus rides, flying by plane is also an option when traveling to Cordoba. Companies flying between Cordoba and other cities within Argentina include Lan Argentina, Aerolineas, Argentina, Sol Lineas Aereas, and Taxi Aereo Transtam. Check out the company websites for prices and reservations. Some bus companies may offer student discounts.
Travelers from most countries including the US, UK, Australia, EU citizens, New Zealand, Canada, and Israel do not require a visa to enter Argentina. A 90 day tourist visa will be issued at the airport with a passport. Tourist visas can be renewed for those wishing to stay in Argentina with a quick trip to Uruguay from Buenos Aires. No tourist visa is required of visitors from Israel for stays up to 90 days.
At restaurants it is normal to tip 10%. Taxi drivers do not receive tips but the fare may be rounded up to the nearest peso. Porters can receive a tip of a couple of pesos.