Villa San Agustín (San Agustín de Valle Fértil), Argentina, is a village in the province San Juan. Just under four thousand people live there. The province is located in the west of the country bordering Chile. It is around five hundred ten kilometres from Cordoba and two hundred twenty kilometres from La Rioja. The place belongs to the department Valle Fértil, which is well known for its very fertile landscapes, lush vegetation of great variety, and the Ischigualasto Provincial Park. You can get from the village to the national park within forty-five minutes by car. There are also tour operators offering trips to the park if you do not have a car to get there. Tourism plays a big role for the local economy. The village has focused on travelers offering services and accommodations such as hostels in Villa San Agustín (San Agustín de Valle Fértil), Argentina.
The village might be small, but you can find numerous lodges, hotels, apartments and some hostels in Villa San Agustín (San Agustín de Valle Fértil), Argentina. For little money, you can get good quality; if you want to stay in a more luxurious place, you can find this, too. Most places -- including Villa San Agustín (San Agustín de Valle Fértil), Argentina hostels -- offer free Wi-Fi. Free parking is easy to find, as well. The main reason for most tourists to stay in the area is the nearby national park.
Ischigualasto Provincial Park (in Spanish, Parque Provincial Ischigualasto) is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It covers an area of more than six hundred square kilometres and has the nickname “Valley of the Moon” due to its appearance that resembles the surface of the moon. The climate is very dry and the national park features typical desert vegetation, including cacti and bushes. One of the highlights in the park is El Gusan, a formation of rocks that looks like a worm. If you want to see more, you can book a bike tour or a trek to one of the mountains offering a beautiful view of the park. You can also spend some fun time in and around Villa San Agustín. There is an artificial lake nearby, where you can go fishing and try out various water sports. Hiking in the mountains and bird watching are also possible.
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