Transfer to Heredia Province

Transfer to The Heredia Province in Costa Rica central valley

About Heredia

The capital of the province of Heredia is the singular and small city of Heredia that is located 10 kilometers from San Jose in the foothills of the extinct Barva Volcano. Heredia is one of the most historic sites in Costa Rica and was founded in 1705. Its nickname “City of Flowers” is due to a large number of beautiful gardens and flora and fauna that are here. Located in the central part of Costa Rica among large coffee plantations and lush green, Heredia is the ideal place to enjoy and relax with the family during the holidays.

San Jose Airport to Heredia Costa Rica

Liberia Airport to Heredia Costa Rica


Heredia is a place to relax and to rest; the biggest attraction is its splendid colonial architecture that is seen throughout the town. At the heart of the city and around the main square, a popular site for the people of the city, is the historic and majestic church of the Immaculate Conception of Heredia. Built-in 1796 with bells imported from Cuzco, Peru, and its stained glass color is one of the oldest in the country. This church is located in Central Park in Heredia and has a variety of shops and restaurants around it.

You can also find in the Central Park of Heredia a temple dedicated to music and El Fortin, a magnificent colonial tower that was part of a Spanish stronghold. Next, to some old buildings, the park is home to The House of Culture which has historical exhibits of art.

Another reason why the city of Heredia is popular is that the Universidad Nacional is located here and has the principal veterinary colleges in Central America, as well as an outstanding department of biology. For that reason is easy to find many students throughout the city.

When you go to Heredia you need to climb to the top of Monte de la Cruz from where you will have the pleasure to see a spectacular view of the city, its surroundings, and a large coffee plantation. From Heredia, you will also have the opportunity to see in the distance the Poas and Barva volcanoes.

Being the perfect place to expend a holiday, Heredia is a great place to visit as it has a warm temperature throughout the year. With its proximity to San Jose, you can enjoy a great vacation away from the crowds that usually fill the big cities.

Reaching Heredia is very easy, all you have to do is catch a flight to the airport in San Jose and from there take a bus or a car and drive 15 minutes to the city of Heredia. Besides the many wonderful cuisines of the many restaurants that are available in Heredia is easy to find enough hotels and lodgings throughout the city.

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