Regions in Venezuela
This area, which includes the states of Mérida, Táchira, and Trujillo, is mountainous and beautiful.
Many of the finest beaches may be found here, since there are around 600 islands or smaller formations.
From Caracas and the neighboring commuter towns of Miranda and Vargas out to the states of Aragua and Carabobo, Venezuela’s most populated region boasts excellent beaches and large cities.
The vast and mostly uninhabited region south of the Orinoco River, which accounts for about half of Venezuela’s national territory, contains rainforest in Amazonas, table-top mountains in Gran Sabana and Bolivar states, and flat marshlands stretching out in the Orinoco Delta.
The states of Apure, Barinas, Cojedes, Guárico, and Portuguesa are made up of vast wide plains that are home to cattle ranching and magnificent wildlife.
Beautiful uninhabited beaches near Anzoátegui and Sucre, as well as hills and caves in the state of Monagas.
The northwest, which is rich in oil from Zulia state, also has additional beaches in Falcón and a beautiful agricultural landscape in Yaracuy and Lara.
Cities in Venezuela
- Caracas – As Venezuela’s capital and biggest city, Caracas is regarded as one of the most cosmopolitan and contemporary cities in South America. There are many sites to explore, including theaters, shopping malls, museums, art galleries, parks, well-preserved colonial architecture, and even gourmet restaurants.
- Coro – Venezuela’s first capital and a city with rich colonial architecture, distinctive natural landscape, and tourist appeal. Its historic center is designated as a cultural World Heritage Site.
- Ciudad Bolivar – The departure point for flights to Angel Falls, as well as a convenient layover in Brazil.
- Ciudad Guayana – The most organized city in Venezuela and the primary entrance to the Orinoco Delta and the Gran Sabana, it is dominated by heavy industries. Locals still refer to it as Puerto Ordaz or San Félix.
- Maracaibo – Maracaibo is Venezuela’s second biggest metropolis, arid and oil-fueled.
- Maracay – Once Venezuela’s capital, it now houses the country’s major military post.
- Mérida – Mérida is a beautiful university town in the Andes highlands known for its outdoor activities.
- Puerto La Cruz – This is the place to come if you wish to see the beaches of Eastern Venezuela.
- San Cristóbal – San Cristóbal is a green, bustling city on the Colombian border in the Andes Mountains.
Other destinations in Venezuela
- Angel Falls
- Canaima National Park
- Los Roques Archipelago
- Margarita Island
- Laguna Sinamaica
- Los Llanos
- Los Roques
- Orinoco Delta
- La Gran Sabana