Santa Cruz de la Sierra is a very attractive city that offers a wide variety of tourist attractions not only inside the city itself but also in its surroundings. These are some of the main examples.
Las Misiones Jesuíticas de Chiquitos (Spanish for Jesuit Missions of the Chiquitos), designated World Heritage Site, are small villages or settlements that were founded during the XVI and share a rich architectural heritage. What is more, Renaissance and Baroque music plays a major role in the local culture.
Yet there is more than cultural attractions. Nature rules here and beautiful landscapes and varied natural attractions can be enjoyed at this place, being are quite an adventure for visitors. It is highly recommended to visit spots such as San Xavier, Concepción, San Ignacio de Velasco, San Rafael, San Miguel y Santa Ana, San José de Chiquitos, Roboré and Santiago.
El Pantanal is an important ecological reserve that is shared with Brazil. Noel Kempf Mercado Park is a protected area where a wonderfully varied flora and fauna can be found as well as impressive cascades with crystal clear water and fast-flowing rivers.