Why visit Sucre?

The unique identity of Sucre

 Click on this video to see Sucre at a glance.

Sucre is World Heritage Site of the UNESCO, because of its colonial history, very present in the architecture of the historic center of the city.

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

The mountainous landscape offers a variety of walking tours, from light to heavy.

You can visit several sites with dinosaur tracks (including world´s largest collection), rock paintings, forest, a meteorite crater, National Park El Palmar.

And everywhere direct contact with rural Jalq’a and Tarabuco culture.

Sucre, living pre-Columbian cultures

On the frontier between Highland Aymara and Quechua and lowland Guarani indigenous people, you can experience in the streets of Sucre all kind of cultural expressions, such as clothing, handicrafts and market products, as 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.

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, a feature that makes it unique in the world. The collection of traces is composed of 50% of small theropods and 30 % of sauropods, among others.