City of Santa Fe, Argentina
Santa Fe it the capital of the province
Distances: 475 kilometers from Buenos Aires
330 kilometers from Córdoba
165 kilometers from Rosario
Santa Fe is very popular because of its nature, its history, its crafts, its excellent routes, its nautical sports, its airports, its varied hotels, its exquisite gastronomy, its alfajores (traditional pastry), its beers and its people's grateful warmth.
In this city, the Constitution of 1853 was conceived and later modified in 1860, 1898, 1957 and 1994. Thanks to a tunnel of 2.397 meters, perforated below the bed of the great river Paraná, the city communicates with the capital.
The city has a modern coast and it preserves buildings from the colonial time. It is considered a city of Conventions.
It’s located on Salado River and Setubal lagoon shores. It’s 165 km away from Rosario, 340 km from Cordova, 475 km from Buenos Aires and 25 km from Parana
It possesses a rich aquatic fauna integrated by numerous species of great size which live in the mighty rivers that surround the City. This city is considered “the Paradise of Sport Fishing” thanks to its marvelous lagoons and streams.
How to get to Santa Fe city
You can get to Santa Fe city by:
- RN 168 National Route, it links the capital with Parana city though Uranga-Sylvestre Tunnel.
- RN 19 National Route goes till Cordova city, going though important cities of Santa Fe province.
- RN 11 National Route connects the north east area of Santa Fe and the Chacho en Formosa provinces.
- Bus terminal for long and short distances.
- The train plays and important role and is dedicated mainly for goods transportation.
Places of interest
· House of Government
· Mayo Square
· Santa Fe Ruins
· Historical Museum
· Basilica of Guadalupe
· Basilica Señora del Carmen
· San José Church
· Santo Domingo and Sagrado Corazon de Jesus Convent
· Metropolitan Cathedral
· Ethnographic Museum
· Fine Art Museum
· Astronomical Observatory
· House of Aldao
· House of Estanislao López
· Botanical Garden
· Guadalupe and San José del Rincon Spas
Pedestrian San Martin
It’s a traditional place in Santa Fe. The seven blocks area is basically commercial. The area includes banks, toys stores, pharmacies, bars, coffee shops, restaurants, etc.
Among the principal theatres in Santa Fe we can mention the following:
The Santa Fe Municipal Theatre , Provincial Cultural Center, España House, Luz y Fuerza Theatre, El Estudio Theatre, La Tramoya, La Urdimbre, La Abadía Theatre, Maestro House, Los Espejos Cultural Center and Cultura House.
Bellas Artes Rosa Galisteo de Rodríguez, Etnográfico y Colonial, Histórico Provincial, Municipal de Artes Visuales Sor Josefa Díaz y Clucellas, San Francisco, Museums de la Ciudad, Cs. Naturales Florentino Ameghino, De la Inmaculada, Ferroviario Regional and Arte Contemporáneo Museum
"Aristóbulo del Valle" Mall
Located on Aristóbulo del Valle Avenue, the commercial center is considered the most important in the North area.
West Riverside path
It has a 4,3 kilometers length, trees, luxury houses and a large beach extension recently inaugurated.
East Riverside path
It is connected to the West Riverside shore by a pendant bridge; it has restaurants, discos, and a ecologic reservoir.
Located in the Herat of Juan Manuel Belgrano Park, to the south of the city, Sur Lake is artificial it has a complete and complex mechanism that maintains the water clear and filtrated. It is a wide surface of fine sand, surrounded by vegetation; the place has a camping area and playground for kids.
Santa Fe de la Vera Cruz
Subsecretaría de Turismo de la Provincia de Santa Fe
Address: Cabecera Dique 1, Puerto de Santa Fe.
Phone: 342- 4574824