Tourist Places to Visit in Rio Cuarto, Argentina, America

Tourist Places to Visit in Rio Cuarto, Argentina, America

Rio Cuarto is a city situated in the Córdoba province of Argentina at 33°8′ S 64°21′ W is home to the National University of Río Cuarto (1971) and Estudiantes and Atenas are the renowned football teams of Rio Cuarto. The agricultural needs of Rio Cuarto are well served by the Río Cuarto River.


Geography of Rio Cuarto:

Rio Cuarto is located at an elevation of 452 meters with a total area of 64.25 sq. km. around 215 km south of Córdoba (provincial capital) and 680 km northwest of Buenos Aires (national capital).


History of Rio Cuarto:

Rio Cuarto was founded with name ‘Villa de la Concepción del Río Cuarto’ by Governor Rafael de Sobremonte on November 11, 1786.


How to reach Río Cuarto?

Río Cuarto has an airport but it is highly used for military purpose and used for public in rare cases.

Ingeniero Aeronáutico Ambrosio L.V. Taravella International Airport is the nearest major airport to Río Cuarto, located in Cordoba around 240 km away from Río Cuarto. Including Panama City and Buenos Aires, IAALVTIA has connection with many other domestic and international locations.

Río Cuarto is connected to Cordoba by daily bus services and also many tour operators offer trips between Río Cuarto and neighboring prominent tourist destinations.


Food and Shopping in Rio Cuarto:

Rio Cuarto houses many food processing plants, so tourists can purchase food products at affordable prices in the shops of Rio Cuarto.

The prominent restaurants in Rio Cuarto are as follows:

  • Al Estilo Criollo
  • La Piojera Resto Bar
  • Roca Rosa
  • Square Cafe
  • Delicity


Places of interest in Rio Cuarto:

National University of Río Cuarto:

National University of Río Cuarto is a national university of Argentina and was established on May 1, 1971. It is also the icon of Río Cuarto.


Cura Brochero:

Cura Brochero is an ancient village situated around 230 km away from Rio Cuarto. It is home to many golden beaches, historical and cultural sites dating back to colonial period.


The Caraffa Fine Arts Museum:

The Caraffa Fine Arts Museum is located in Cordoba which was inaugurated in 1916. It is named in the honor of Emilio Caraffa who was a local artist and it exhibits a great collection of paintings and sculptures by many eminent local artists including Pablo Curatella Manes, Juan Carlos Castagnino and Lino Enea Spilimbergo.


Other places of interest near Rio Cuarto include:

  • Iglesia Sagrado Corazón
  • Iglesia de Santa Catalina de Siena
  • Iglesia de San Francisco
  • Monasterio de Santa Teresa
  • Compañía de Jesús
  • Iglesia María Auxiliadora
  • Palacio de Justicia
  • Palacio Municipal
  • Banco de la Provincia de Córdoba
  • Monument of Myriam Stefford
  • Museo de Arte Religioso Juan de Tejeda
  • Museo Iberoamericano de Artesanías


Best time to visit Rio Cuarto:


Accommodation options in Rio Cuarto:

Rio Cuarto houses many reputed hotels that are specially constructed and designed to serve both domestic and international tourists. Some facilities offered by Rio Cuarto hotels are spa, sauna, free internet, doctor on call, elevators, private bathroom, food on request, 24 hour room service and help desk. The major hotels in Rio Cuarto and Cordoba (215 km) are listed below (first 10 hotels in Rio Cuarto and the remaining are in Cordoba).

  • Hotel Santa Catalina
  • Hotel Plaza Mayor
  • Howard Johnson Hotel & Casino Rio Cuarto
  • City Hotel Rio Cuarto
  • Opera Hotel
  • Grand Hotel Rio Cuarto
  • San Antonio Hotel
  • Hotel Menossi
  • Aldea del Cielo
  • Rio Cuarto Hostel
  • Hotel Victoria
  • Cordoba Backpackers
  • Locomotion Pop Hostel
  • Córdoba Hostel
  • Link Cordoba Hostel
  • Hostel The One


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