Maturin is located approximately 260 miles (418 kilometers) from Caracas, the capital of Venezuela.
Don't limit yourself to Maturin; the wider region has plenty of man-made and natural attractions which await the savvy traveler.
On sunny days, why not hit the road and discover Northern Mountains' open-air exhibits?. Fuel your mind at Northern Mountains' excellent theaters, art galleries and history museums.
There are some exciting ways to get active in the wide open spaces in and around Maturin. Horse riding and hiking are two ways thrill seekers here can get their fix. Northern Mountains is an excellent place to sign up for a number of culinary tours, cycling tours and guided nature walks that are on offer.
Before you leave on your adventures in Venezuela, do as the smart travelers do and practice a range of relevant lines in Spanish. Why not use "¿Querría bailar conmigo?" The English translation of this phrase is "Would you like to dance with me?" Yet another useful example is "Este caballero pagará por todo" (This gentleman will pay for everything).
When it is time to leave Northern Mountains, you'll be sure to bid this region a sad "Adiós" But be comforted by the fact that you'll be leaving with photos and memories that are yours to keep forever.