The Central Valley of Costa Rica
Central Valley Is the main entrance to the country and offers the possibility to enjoy a variety of cultural and natural attractions, among which the best museums: the Gold, Jade, National, Costa Rican Art, La Salle Natural Science, Insect University of Costa Rica, Contemporary Art and Design and Children, among others, so it stands the architectural jewel of Costa Rica: the National Theatre, all in the capital.
They are some national parks located in the Central Valley. Protected area’s and main volcanoes: such as Poás, Braulio Carrillo, Irazu and Turrialba, all have road infrastructure so that visitors can enjoy their birds, landscapes, craters and forests.
The capital, San José, most government services, however the remaining capital cities of the provinces: Alajuela, Heredia and Cartago have a number of commercial and tourism services of good quality.
The Central Valley as a tourist area has two areas of outstanding beauty, which alone constitute true tourist destinations: Turrialba and Valle de los Santos. Rural people are of great beauty and offer, meanwhile, a small look at the Costa Rica of yesteryear, with its adobe houses, the presence of large coffee plantations, sugar mills and dairies.