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“A Great Day Trip” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Orosi River Valley ( El Valle del Rio Orosi )

Orosi River Valley ( El Valle del Rio Orosi )
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Irazu Volcano, Orosi Valley and Lankester
Ranked #7 of 113 things to do in San Jose
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San Francisco, Heredia, Costa Rica
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“A Great Day Trip”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2013

The Orosi Valley, southeast of Cartago and visible from the top of Irazú on a clear day, is generally considered one of the most beautiful valleys in Costa Rica. Costa Rica is small but offers so much to see and do for retirees. I talk about all of this in detail on my monthly retirement tours.

Visited July 2013
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Gainesville, Florida
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69 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Beautiful landscapes”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2013

We visited several little towns on one day including Orosi, Ujarras, Paraiso and Cartago. The views al over are beautiful. at the bottom of the valley you will find yourself surrounded by mountains. It's magical (Specially for a Floridian) There is something to visit on each town. You may spend an entire day visiting those towns. If you don't mind driving little you can also try visiting the Irazu volcano (about 1.5 hrs away)

Visited August 2013
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Alpharetta, Georgia
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44 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Very Scenic Valley”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2013

Very scenic; good place to stay for a visit to Irazu. Not much to do in the town itself, but a beautiful area.

Visited July 2013
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Heredia, Costa Rica
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112 reviews
48 attraction reviews
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“A nice change of pace from the city.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2013

It is a nice drive from San Jose with several attraction in the area and several very good restaurants. Don't miss The Dreamer's House.

Visited October 2012
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North Carolina
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24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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“Sites and tastings”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2013

Went with a small group, picked up at the hotel. Sites included historic, the large volcano and crater were impressive, and the stop at a restaurant near the Orosi valley was restful and delicious.

Visited January 2013
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