If you look forward to studying Spanish in a university atmosphere, enjoying the infrastructure of a great city that is also surrounded by wonderful natural landscapes just a few minutes of away, then the ideal place for you is Cordoba.
Gathering the best universities of the country, this argentine city full of history, stands out by the great quality of its education, whereas its university atmosphere has impelled the development of a diverse options of night life and entertainment. Bars, restaurants, pubs, discos and “Tanguerías” are some of the places that mobilize the great amount of university students and young professionals who look for amusement every night.
In addition, the province preserves one of the most recognized cultural legacies of the country: the Jesuits Stays. These XVI century buildings have been declared by UNESCO World Cultural Heritage, and are part of a circuit that combines history, architecture, art and tradition. Its historical area includes old churches, the Town hall, the Jesuits crypts, the first building of the National University of Cordoba, the San Martín Theater and great museums such as the Genaro Perez or Emilio Caraffa.
But Cordoba is also well-known by its natural landscapes, specially its Mountain ranges. Just a few minutes away from the second bigger city of Argentina, you will find places where you will be able to go hiking, climbing, paragliding, horse-back riding or only enjoy the freshest air next to a natural waterfall while eating a typical Argentine “asado”.
In spite of being the second city of Argentina, its prices are enormously inferior in comparison to Buenos Aires, whereas its location, right in the center of the country also allows you to fully know the country without having to cross great distances. On the other hand, the warmth and kindness of its people, the “Cordobeses”, will make you feel always comfortable and accompanied, together with its calm climate will allow you to enjoy each corner of the province all year long.
Get ready to begin this adventure of learning Spanish in the best place of Argentina, where you will discover that a whole new world is waiting for you!
Places and activities you can not miss
To get to know the “Manzana de las Luces”, that includes the Cathedral, the Town hall (Cabildo), the Rectorate of the National University of Cordoba, the Church of the Company of Jesus, Jesuits Crypts, among other places.
The Jesuits Stays, declared World Cultural Heritage by UNESCO.
To climb to the top of the Champaquí, the highest summit of the province
To visit the great museums where you can find the work of traditional Argentine artists, as well as pieces of contemporary painters and sculptors.
To travel to near cities like Villa General Belgrano, Alta Gracia or Carlos Paz.
To cross the mountain ranges, enjoying their magnificent natural landscapes that include rivers, waterfalls, and small towns with surprising histories.
To learn to dance Tango at the Town hall, or at the “tanguerías” of the city.
To visit the Craftsmen Market, where local crafts and antiques are exposed every weekend at very convenient prices.
To go to “Quebrada del Condorito”, and attend the magnificent spectacle of these birds’ flight.
To have fun with the varied nightly activities of the city, that includes pubs, discos, restaurants and concerts, among others.