Tourist Places to Visit in Encarnacion, Paraguay, America

Tourist Places to Visit in Encarnacion, Paraguay, America

Encarnacion is located in Itapua department in Paraguay country. Encarnacion is the capital and situated southeast of Itapua on the banks of river Parana which spans an area of 215 square miles (558 square kilometers) and situated at normal elevation of 299 feet (91 meters) above the sea level. Economy of the region mainly depends on tourism and agriculture and the area is connected to Argentinean city Posadas by the San Roque González de Santa Cruz Bridge and situated at the distance of 375 kilometers from Asuncion, capital of Paraguay. Encarnacion is surrounded by Carmen del Parana, Fram, Hohenau, Rincon Ombu Chico and Argentinean city Posadas and coordinates are 27.3333° S, 55.9000° W.


History of Encarnacion:

Encarnacion was established as the Jesuit San Roque González de Santa Cruz region in the year 1615 on the banks of River Parana and the missionary relocated to present location in the year 1703. Encarnacion is renowned as “The Pearl of the South” due to its perfect and mild climate and later various developments occurred in the region.


Places to Visit in Encarnacion:

Jesuit Missions:

Jesuit Missions is located at the distance of 30 kilometers from the town is one of the most prominent and inspiring missions in the country and one of the best places to visit near Encarnacion town.


Encarnacion Beach:

Beach in Encarnacion is located along the river and it is small artificial beach, but impressive and pleasant and water is clear and can enjoy with family and friends and water activities are carried out along the beach.


Other Places to visit in and around Encarnacion:

  • Casa de la Cultura
  • Plaza de Armas
  • Catedral de Encarnación
  • Orthodox Church

 Best time to Visit Encarnacion:

Encarnacion is served by humid subtropical climate with hot and humid climate and mild temperature during winter season and best time to visit Encarnacion is from May to September.


How to Reach Encarnacion?

By Air:

Nearest Airport to Encarnacion is Teniente Prim Alarcon Airport situated at the distance of 17 kilometers from the town which caters only the domestic ferries to Asuncion city and from airport tourists can board buses to reach Encarnacion town.

By Bus:

Encarnacion receives regular buses from Ciudad del Este, Asuncion, Trinidad, San Ignacio Guzau and from neighboring country Argentina city, Posadas and to get around the city there are number of taxis operating in the town.


Where to Stay in Encarnacion?

There are lots of good hotels placed in Encarnacion that varies from budget to luxurious and guesthouses providing host of amenities and services. Encarnacion is one of the admired tourist destinations in Paraguay; the hotels offer all warmness and hospitality to the tourists visiting the town from time to time. Some of the top class amenities offered by the hotels include spa, sauna, room heaters, air coolers, facilities for disabled guests, laundry and ironing services, airport shuttle etc. List of some of the hotels situated in Encarnacion are as follows:

  • Hotel Parana
  • Hotel Itapua
  • Hotel Germano
  • De la Costa Hotel
  • Hotel Cristal
  • Casa Encarnacion
  • Milord Hotel Boutique
  • Elegance Palace
  • Zodiac Hotel

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