Cosquín - 1. Agencia Córdoba DACyT / 2 y 3. Marcelo Sola - welcomeargentina.com
The city of Cosquín, watered by the homonimous river, is the head city of Punilla Department. It is at 720 meters above sea level bordering on the north with Casa Grande, on the east with Sierras Chicas Range, on the west with San José and La Pampa de Olaen and on the south with Santa María de Punilla.
The annual average temperature is 20ºC and there is a mild air that makes the region an ideal place to recover from breathing illnesses.
Famous due to the "Festival Nacional de Folklore" (Folklore National Festival) (2015 dates: January 24 through February 1 - Location: escenario Atahualpa Yupanqui) and the "Cosquín Rock Festival" (2015 dates: February 14 through February 16 - Location: Santa María de Punilla), the town calls together thousands of people from everywhere. These Festivals are important for the identification of local music and dances inside and outside the country.
In this region, one can enjoy peaceful resorts and beaches which are more than 20 mts wide with fresh and clear waters where excursions in boats, swimming or windsurfing are at hand.
The surroundigs of Cosquín can be visited by means of going on four track excursions or hicking along inhospitable tracks full of peace and natural harmony. Cosquín is the place where nature and man's culture join together in order to offer the tourist the typical features of Argentina.