Argentina Cordoba and the Central Sierras

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When's the best time to visit Cordoba and Central Sierras?

It can be stiflingly hot in summer, Dec-Mar. Outdoor visits are much more pleasant in the spring and autumn months, with plenty of sun.

For more detailed information visit our When To Go section.

What's the official language of Cordoba and Central Sierras?

Spanish

How do I get local currency in Cordoba and the central sierras?

Argentine Peso. Notes can be withdrawn from ATMs (many on Plaza san Martín) using a UK credit or debit card. Limits may be lower than your UK bank allows. There are also banks and money exchanges (casas de cambio)  where you can exchange US dollars cash; rates for euros and sterling are harder to find and frequently poor.

What's the time difference between Cordoba and Central Sierras and UK?

GMT -3 hours. Sometimes daylight saving is observed in the summer, but this is announced ad hoc on a year-on-year basis.

What places combine well with Cordoba and Central Sierras?

Mendoza in Argentina’s prime wine-producing region (daily direct flights 1hr 15mins); Santiago, the capital of Chile, (daily flights 1hr 30mins). 

How do I get to Cordoba and Central Sierras?

A flight from Buenos Aires to Córdoba takes 1 hour.

What are the festivals and cultural and sporting events in Cordoba and Central Sierras?

FICA Craft Market: First three weeks of Apr, close to Chateau Carrera stadium, Córdoba.

Book Fair: This takes pace in Córdoba in mid-Sept and attracts some well-known authors.

If you still have questions, please contact us and one of our Travel Experts will be happy to help.

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