Argentina

Travel Guide
Buenos Aires which includes a city and a skyscraper
This huge South American country isfamous for spectacular waterfalls, the glorious Andes mountain range, wine,tango and the captivating city of Buenos Aires.

Froman enchanting capital city to sleepy colonial towns, Argentina is truly atraveler’s paradise. South America’s second-largest country features diversenatural scenery, including the snow-capped Andes mountains, magnificentwaterfalls, deserts, sprawling vineyards and lakes. Argentina stretches 2,268miles (3,650 kilometers) from the border of Bolivia to Tierra del Fuego.

Buenos Aires is Argentina’s pulsating heart, afast-paced city that blends European influences with a passion for tango,politics, cafés and nightlife. Discover the changing faces of its colorfulneighborhoods, admire eclectic architectural styles, sample Argentinian steakat a traditional steakhouse and learn to dance the tango. Enjoy a boat tripalong the waterways of the Tigre Deltaor experience gaucho culture in SanAntonio de Areco.

Awayfrom Buenos Aires, the country’s pace slows down and the landscapes grow wilder.To the north, marvel at the majestic IguazúFalls and multicolored cliffs at Quebradade Humahuaca. Visit the colonial city of Salta and travel high in the Andes on the Tren de las Nubes (Train to the Clouds).

Trysome of Argentina's famous wines on a tour of Mendoza’s vineyards and bodegas. Visit Atlantic Coast beach townssuch as Mar de Plata. Travel southalong the foothills of the Andes to SanCarlos de Bariloche, where adventures await in the heart of Argentina’s Lake District.

Argentina’ssouthern region of Patagonia is awilderness of picturesque lakes, mountains and glaciers. Spot penguins at Punta Tombo or dolphins and humpbackwhales from Puerto Madryn on the Peninsula Valdés. Gaze up at thecolossal Perito Moreno Glacier, near El Calafate. Gohiking and skiing in Ushuaia, one ofthe world’s southernmost cities and gateway to Antarctica.

Crossinglarge distances around Argentina can take time, however traveling is easy with Argentina’sexcellent network of buses and flights. From the searing summer heat of thenorth to heavy winter snowfall in the south, Argentina witnesses all four seasonsand is a destination to visit at any time of the year.

Popular cities in Argentina

Buenos Aires which includes a city and a skyscraper
Buenos Aires
Known for Dining, Shopping and Tours
The capital city of Argentina combines a European flavor with a rich history and energetic nightlife.

Reasons to visit

  • Obelisco
  • Casa Rosada
  • Plaza de Mayo
Cordoba which includes street scenes
Cordoba
Known for Museums, Monuments and Opera houses
Peruse museums and churches in the city center and find out about an alleged UFO landing in the scenic outskirts.

Reasons to visit

  • Plaza San Martin
  • Cordoba Cathedral
  • Paseo del Buen Pastor
Municipal Museum of Modern Art featuring art
Mendoza
Known for Tours, Wineries and Mountains

Reasons to visit

  • Independence Square
  • Plaza Italia
  • Peatonal Sarmiento
Bariloche featuring a lake or waterhole, a beach and landscape views
San Carlos de Bariloche
Known for Lakes, Mountains and Hiking
Mountains and lakes, adventure sports, chocolate and Swiss-style architecture make this Argentine city a popular year-round destination.

Reasons to visit

  • Civic Center Bariloche
  • Catedral Alta Patagonia
  • Piedras Blancas Lookout
Ushuaia
Ushuaia
Known for Tours, Hiking and Nature
This bayside city is a year-round adventure center, home to the world’s southernmost brewery, golf course, railway and ski resort.

Reasons to visit

  • Tierra del Fuego National Park
  • St. Christopher Shipwreck
  • Government House
Mar del Plata Cathedral which includes a pond
Mar del Plata
Known for Casinos, Monuments and Natural parks
Long sweeping beaches, watersports, wildlife spotting, elegant architecture, historic villas and superb art museums make this a popular Argentine beach town.

Reasons to visit

  • Mar del Plata Cathedral

Popular places to visit

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