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Why visit Sucre?

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 - The unique identity of Sucre

 

Sucre is a World Cultural Heritage Site of the UNESCO, because of its colonial history, very present in the architecture of the historic center of the city. The city is recognized for the integration of Spanish and European culture with the pre-Hispanic indigenous one.

Sucre is located at 2750 meters above sea level, on the Eastern flank of the Andes and exactly on the división between the watersheds of the Amazon and Rio de La Plata rivers. It has a pleasant climate, with an average daily temperature of 21º C.

The mountainous landscape offers a variety of tours on foot, bicycle or motorized, from light to heavy. You can visit several places with dinosaur tracks (including world´s largest collection), rock paintings, forest, a meteorite crater, National Park El Palmar, among others. And everywhere, it is always easy to have direct contact with rural Jalq’a and Tarabuco culture.

- Sucre, living pre-Columbian cultures

Sucre lies on the frontier between the Highland with Aymara and Quechua culture and the lowland of Guarani indigenous people. Because of this, you can experience in the streets of Sucre all kind of cultural expressions, visible in the clothing, handicrafts and food products, all part of daily life.

Visit and admire traditional indigenous weaving in the villages and communities around Sucre or in the museums and shops in the city. Read more >

There are numerous religious, cultural and political celebrations throughout the year, with a rich variety of dance and clothing, mixtures between Spanish and indigenous cultures.

- Sucre, paleontology and dinosaurs
In Sucre, the world´s largest collection of dinoraurios tracks has been discovered. The Swiss paleontologist Christian Meyer has established that the mountainside Cal Orck'o, 15 minutes by car from the city center, recorded more than 10,000 dinosaur tracks. So this feature makes it unique in the world. The collection of traces is composed of 50% of small theropods and 30 % of sauropods, among others. Read more >
 
 
- Sucre, the ideal place to learn Spanish

Due to its tranquility and low living costs, Sucre is increasingly chosen as a place to learn or improve Spanish language proficiency. The people are friendly and speak in an easy understandable manner, which facilitates practicing conversations in real life. So encourage yourself to spend a few days or weeks to receive classes, as there is a wide range of institutes and schools. We have a special offer when you consider booking at our hotel during that time.

- Sucre, the ideal place to learn Spanish

Due to its tranquility and low living costs, Sucre is increasingly chosen as a place to learn or improve Spanish language proficiency. The people are friendly and speak in an easy understandable manner, which facilitates practicing conversations in real life. So encourage yourself to spend a few days or weeks to receive classes, as there is a wide range of institutes and schools. We have a special offer when you consider booking at our hotel during that time.