7 days in Central Department Itinerary

7 days in Central Department Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Central Department itinerary planner

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Fly to Silvio Pettirossi International Airport, Drive to San Lorenzo
San Lorenzo
— 6 nights
Drive to Silvio Pettirossi International Airport, Fly to Rio Galeão – Tom Jobim International Airport


San Lorenzo

— 6 nights
A large Rococo cathedral and a modern shopping center pull visitors to San Lorenzo from nearby Asuncion.
Change things up with these side-trips from San Lorenzo: Aregua (Iglesia Virgen de la Candelaria & Playa De Aregua). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Museo Del Futbol Sudamericano, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de San Lorenzo, enjoy some diversion at Cancha Sintetica Kamikaze, and look for gifts at Pinedo Shopping.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the San Lorenzo trip planner.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to San Lorenzo is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Rio de Janeiro to San Lorenzo. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Rio de Janeiro in May: high temperatures in San Lorenzo hover around 28°C and lows are around 18°C. You will leave for home on the 1st (Fri).

Things to do in San Lorenzo

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Central Department travel guide

Specialty Museums · Beaches · Gift & Specialty Shops
Central is a department in Paraguay. The capital is Areguá. With 1,929,834 inhabitants, it is the most populated and the smallest of the 17 departments of Paraguay.BoundariesNorth: the departments of Cordillera and Presidente Hayes.West: the Argentine province of Formosa separated by the Paraguay River, and the capital district, Asunción.East: the department of Paraguarí.South: the department of Ñeembucú.DistrictsThe department is divided in 19 districts:GeographyThe mountainous area of Altos and the bodies of water such as the Paraguay and the Salado rivers, the lakes Ypacaraí and Ypoá, and the pond Cabral are part of the natural limits in Central. These along with other regions in the south section generate a good potential of resources for the diverse activities such as tourism and even agriculture.EducationCentral is one of the most benefited departments in terms of attendance in both elementary and higher education, with over 84% of assistance by people of age between 7 and 18. There is a predominance of assistance of males over females, by a margin of 6%. The attendance of public schools is greater, with 69.9% of students attending them, while the resting 30.1% attend private schools. In the Central department there are around 750 elementary education institutions and close to 350 higher education institutions. In the city of San Lorenzo resides the Universidad Nacional de Asunción which is a state-run University.