Alta Gracia is a tranquil mountain town nestled around a 17th-century Jesuit-built reservoir dotted with leafy parks and historic churches. Explore Che Guevara’s former home, admire the 350-year-old Public Clock or enjoy outdoor adventures in rural landscapes.
Things to do in Alta Gracia
Alta Gracia is home to an array of cultural treasures, such as the region’s well-stored UNESCO-listed Jesuit Estancias. Built around a courtyard in the European monastery style, it features arched cloisters and rooms with antique furniture and historical displays.
Are you interested in the history of Che Guevara? Step back in time at the Che Guevara Museum to see where he lived during his adolescence. His former home has been turned into a museum and showcases his personal photographs and manuscripts. Tour the home to hear stories about his life in Alta Gracia and see exhibits on the people who impacted him as a child.
Fans of music should explore the Museo Manuel de Falla, which highlights the work of the famous Spanish composer. Meander through the six halls and admire some of his personal belongings, books, photographs, costumes and handwritten scores.
If you’re travelling with kids, drive to Tatu Carreta. This drive-through nature park is home to native and exotic species, including deer, guanacos, donkeys and mara. You can even get out of the car to pet them.
Getting around Alta Gracia
The most popular way to get around Alta Gracia is by bus, while cars are convenient for travelling to nearby cities. You can fly into the Cordoba Airport, located 63 kilometres away.