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An aromatic destination

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Las Albahacas

 Las Albahacas  is a municipality located in the Sierras del Sur de Córdoba. This is one of the many whereabouts that our  beautiful province has.  It is one of the stars near Rio Cuarto that gives us unique spas and resorts. If you're looking for  tranquility and relaxation:  Las Albahacas is the place. It is  just 290 km from the Cordovan capital  and 79 km from the city of Rio Cuarto. In this area they grow aromatic with bubbles that make the landscape an  incredible spectacle,  as well as inspiration from  the art of cooking .

As far as its  natural gifts are concerned,  this commune offers  pots, rivers and beaches   of a unique beauty.  In addition, vast fields with incredible views of impetuous mountain ranges. Places and postas prepared  to welcome all types of visitors , with all services included and incredible quality of attention. Las Albahacas is the destination where you can enjoy  with the whole family.  This town offers attractions for those who love city spaces, as well as those looking  to connect with nature.  Its attractions are rocky and wild trails, but also  historical architectural constructions  that  delight us with their beauty .

 Nature in the wild 

For nature lovers, there are several options. Various spas,  each with its mystique,  await you  in this part of the Earth . A must-see position is its  crystal clear river, Piedras Blancas,  which in its course crosses the entire town. In addition, it is characterized by its calm waters, and for having a waterfall. On its banks you will find the  municipal spa and the Bath of the Gods.  These two places are the protagonists of the place, as they are closer to the services and premises. Camping is allowed in the municipal spa. And in the Bath of the Gods,  the towering rocks are used as trampolines  by  the most adventurous visitors .

But these  are not the only stops  to cool off. Also nearby are  El Pocito, El Chorro and Los Morteritos.  In addition, as part of  the great list that invites us to visit this town, there are also the  Grande and South spas.  All these parts of the river have their  special touch. Waterfalls, swimming pools and different circuits  that make each place unique. Throughout its extension, the river has different depths and  each parador has its recurring audience  .

Another  natural spas , for some the best,  is El Chacay  .  Where are Las Colecitas, which is named after this  species of birds that inhabit the area.  In addition, it has  eight pots and water jumps.  With all these attractions, Las Albahacas is a great option for alternative tourism. There are various activities such as  hiking, horseback riding, cycling and hiking. 

 Faith walks 

Las Albahacas also has its  corners for lovers  of historical constructions. In addition to pampering travelers who like to  connect with nature , but also observe the  great works of the human being.  The architectural attractions of this commune are intimately related to  faith and religion.  That is why it is often the  destination chosen by many believers .

In the streets of the village are the  Chapel Our Lady of Carmen  and the  Grottoes of the Virgin of Fatima, Virgen del Carmen and the Virgin of the Rosary of San Nicolás  .  Unmissable roads  that give Las Albahacas its mystical and colonial touch. Las Albahacas  is a must-see  place for lovers of  religious tourism.  Since these stops offer  unique experiences.  For this reason, different rituals are performed around this serrano place.

Las Albahacas awaits us with its  natural and religious attractions . Let's go?

 Traveller's tips 

 How to get there:  It is located about 280 kilometers from the city of Córdoba in the department of Rio Cuarto. By collective, one option is to arrive with Lep buses. By car, you need to take RN 36 and then RP 23.

 Where to stay:  There are houses for rent, cottages and campsites.

 Gastronomy:  Shops are not abundant in Las Albahacas, but you can find some stores and restaurants.

Publication Date: 10/08/2020

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