The Cuyo Region is composed of four provinces of the Republic of Argentina. Unique features and diverse. From rivers to swim or enjoy different water activities, mountain climbing or trekking.

The Cuyo Region is located in the west of the country. It is formed by the provinces of Mendoza, San Juan, La Rioja and San Luis. It is characterized by being the main area in the production of wines from South America. In the region prevails a mountainous ground and little vegetation .

In Mendoza, one of the most important attractions is the Aconcagua, the highest mountain in the American continent with 6,962 meters of height. Several glaciers across its slopes; it is located within the Aconcagua Provincial Park, and is the most frequented by climbers from all over the world. It is crossed by rivers, whose waters descend from the Mountain range of the Andes. With the use of this resource, man, through the irrigation canals, turned this region into a prosperous place and conducive to the development of the vine and the subsequent production of wines of high quality. Currently, it is known all over the world, tourists will be able to enjoy the wine tasting session , visiting the numerous wineries of the region.

One of the cities that stand out in Mendoza is San Rafael, which is characterized by its amazing andean landscapes with turbulent rivers. It has become a very important city for his contribution to the argentine wine. In San Rafael are some of the main wineries and Chambona of Mendoza Province.

In San Juan and La Rioja there are two of the unique places in the world, with much scientific attractive , the Ischigualasto Provincial Park (San Juan) and Talampaya National Park (La Rioja). Declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO, Talampaya Natural Parks Ischigualasto.

Other protected areas in the region are the National Parks of the Leoncito (San Juan), Sierra de las Quijadas (San Luis), and San Guillermo (San Juan).

In San Luis is located the city of Merlo, main tourist destination of the province. The particular microclimate of the place is considered one of the best in the world.

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Trips to San Rafael

How to get there?:By road:Travel by Car From: City of Buenos Aires by National Route N° 7, in Junín National Route Nº 188. Are 999 km of paved road.By air:Airport of San Rafael "S.A. Santiago Germano" is located 8 km toward the Northwest of the center of the city of San Rafael, in the province of Mendoza.Operates with direct flights to Aeroparque Buenos Aires.Languages:Spanish.Currency:Argentine Pesos.Important Dates:January / FebruaryHarvest FestivalFestival of the “Pueblo” and the wineThe Hope and Gaucho Festival MarchClassical Music through the Wine Routes AprilAnniversary of the foundation of the San Rafael fort of Diamond The grape stomp MayDay of Wine JuneNational Festival of Puppets OctoberAnniversary of San Rafael NovemberThe National Festival of the Horse 

Mendoza Argentina: wine tours, hotels and flights

Mendoza stands out for its varied offer throughout the year: in the same destination you will be able to visit vineyards, thermal baths, adventure tourism, admire unique landscapes, have fun at night in Mendoza and to enjoy the snow in winter. In this city there is entertainment for all those who decide to visit at any time of the year.Located 1,085 km from the city of Buenos Aires, is characterized as the "land of good sunshine and good wine", a wine-growing area par excellence which has more than 1,000 producers of fine wines of the highest quality, recognized worldwide for the quality of its wines exported to all over the world. All this makes it an ideal destination for those who like to do a tour around the vineyards, taste excellent wines and enjoy wine culture present throughout the city.It is the center of tourism for those who want to arrive toward the mountain range and the Aconcagua, the highest peak in the world after the Himalayas. This stands out on other cities, being a magnificent destination for adventure tourism, especially in winter, in your nevada top.How to get there?:By air: Mendoza is very well connected with major cities in Argentina and neighboring countries.To arrive by plane in the city of Mendoza from Buenos Aires, the option is to fly up to the city of the same name, where you will find the El Plumerillo International Airport. This airport receives flights from various cities in the world that arrive directly, without having to Buenos Aires, in addition to being just 7 kilometers from the city of Mendoza.It is also possible to arrive to Mendoza via a flight from Santiago de Chile, from the Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport. The biggest advantage of this flight, is that flies over the beautiful Andes Mountain Range.The approximate flight time from Buenos Aires to Mendoza is 1 hour and 55 minutes to hours. On the other hand, from Santiago de Chile has an approximate duration of 30 minutes.By road: Located 1097 km from the city of Buenos Aires, the best option to get there is to take the National Route N°7, which crosses the province from East to West. This route is the bioceanic corridor that joins Buenos Aires with Santiago de Chile.LanguageSpanishCurrencyArgentine PesosImportant Dates:National Harvest Festival (March)The festival is celebrated every year in the province of Mendoza. It is the most popular festival and important of Mendoza. The grape harvest celebrations are part of the popular folklore, which manages to bring the winemakers and all those who work during the year the vine and the ground to the rest of society.The celebration consists of four parts that are divided in two weeks. First is the blessing of the fruit on the last Sunday of February, where he thanked God for the fruits and performed an ancient ritual, the "coup in the plow", that formerly represented the call to rest of the worker. The first Friday of March takes place the second part, the White Way of the Queens. Grand parade that takes place in the main streets and avenues of the city of Mendoza and where each department presents his queen in a carriage decorated with motifs of the grape harvest and representations of characteristic landscapes of his department. The first Saturday of March is the carousel, is a parade where they participate the same cars that paraded during the White Way more the incorporation of gaucho groupings, wearing their traditional costumes and accompanied by pack horses and carts made of wood and leather that remember the era colony of Mendoza.The Central Act of the Greek Theater, in the Parque General San Martín de Mendoza city, is the great closure of the Grape Harvest Festival. This is an impressive show of dances, artistic performances, sound and light where some 1000 actors and dancers in a giant stage. Continues with the election and coronation of the National Queen of the harvest and ends at midnight with an impressive exhibition of music, color, figures projected in the sky with lasers and fireworks

Trips to San Juan

The province of San Juan, also known as the "tierra del sol" has a scenic resource (landscape) of towering mountains, valleys, agricultural oasis and turbulent rivers of ice melting, where there are numerous tourist attractions, that have begun to be intensively exploited for the traveler.The province of San Juan is the second wine producer in the country. Account with wineries and last generation that registered wines, among the best in the world.How to get there?:By airSan Juan International Airport in San Juan - Domingo Faustino Sarmiento, located in the southeast of the city of San Juan, in the village of Las Chacritas, in the Department 9 July, at 12 km from the provincial capital.The only airline that arrives to the Province from Buenos Aires is Aerolineas Argentinas with a daily frequency. However many tourists traveling by plane are opting to go to the city of Mendoza which is two and a half hours of the city of San Juan. Flights to the City of Mendoza are more frequent. El Plumerillo International Airport receives flights from Buenos Aires and several cities in the world that arrive directly, without having to Buenos Aires.The approximate flight time from Buenos Aires to San Juan or Mendoza is 1 hour and 55 minutes to hours. If your air travel goes to Mendoza, the way to the city of San Juan is 2 hours aprox.By landThe routes that lead to San Juan are in very good condition, as well as the routes in the interior of the province.From Buenos Aires: National Route Nº 7, National Route 147 and National Route Nº 20.From Córdoba: National Route Nº 20.From Mendoza: National Route Nº 40.From San Luis: National Route Nº 147 and National Route Nº 20.From La Rioja: Provincial Route 27, 28 and 29 (La Rioja), National Route 141 and finally National Route Nº 20.From the Pampa: National Route Nº 35, National Route Nº 7, National Route 147 and National Route Nº 20.Several companies of micro arrive at the city of San Juan from different parts of the country. The trip from Buenos Aires to San Juan has a duration of approx. 14 hours. Language:SpanishCurrency:Argentine PesosImportant Dates:Fiesta Nacional del SolCelebration that honors the sun. Takes place annually in the City of San Juan and other sites in the province of San Juan, during the last week of the month of February, over five days.The Province of San Juan weather features marked by dryness, aridity and high rates of heliofania. The Sun became one of the main resources for activities that are developed in the countryside.The festival consists of several parts, thematic Fair, carousel of the Sun and the final show.The Fair Theme is an exhibition where shown through several gastronomy shops, local production and musical performances, among other proposals of entertainment.In the Carousel del Sol 19 departments that make up the San Juan province presented a float decorated with landscapes, the economic potential, legends, customs and characters of each region. In addition, the carriages, the departmental queen’s parade, which in this way make a show of its beauty with a view to the future election of the National Queen of the sun and circulate through the streets of the city.The Final Show is the great closure of the Fiesta Nacional del Sol, with the election of the Queen and the artistic spectacle with more than 400 artists on stage and a technology deployment that distinguishes it.The Fiesta Nacional del Sol is one of the few parties transmitted on National television

La Rioja

La Rioja is a province that offers beautiful landscapes, a very good road infrastructure and hotel, in addition to the warmth of its people. It is one of the provinces less populated of the country. Tregion is dominated by a mountainous with little vegetation, does not have a permanent water course.How to get there?:By airThe Province of La Rioja has the Captain Vicente Almandos Almonacid Airport located 6 km northwest of the city of La Rioja.The only airline that come from Buenos Aires is Aerolineas Argentinas with 11 weekly departures. The flight time is 1 hour and 55 minutes.By land To go to the La Rioja from Buenos Aires by car you should take the route 9 to Córdoba, then National Route 38 up to La Rioja. Are 1,167 km travelled to the capital of Buenos Aires the capital city of La Rioja, which are 13 hours of travel time.From Cordoba: 460 Km: RN 38, 6 hour trip.From San Miguel de Tucumán: 388 Km: RN 38, 5 hour trip.From San Juan: 450 Km: RN 40 and then RN 150, 6 hour trip.From San Luis: 560 Km: RN 146, then RN 79 and finally the RN 38, 6 hour trip.From Catamarca: 155 Km: RN 38, 2 hour trip.From Mendoza: 700 Km: RN 40, then RN 141, then RP 26 and 27, last installment in RN 38, 7 and a half hours of journey.From Paraná: 872 Km: RN 19, RN 60 and then finally RP 5, 10 hours of travel.Argentina has a wide range of long-distance Buses that vary their rates to the comforts that you wish. The travel time varies according to the route of the chosen company but range from 14-hour and a half trip to 17 and a half hours.Language:SpanishCurrency:Argentine PesosImportant Dates:National Feast of The ChayaThis celebration attracts millions of tourists as many domestic and foreign for its peculiarity of disposed of flour and water. It is an ancient festival full of historical and emotional content and are still maintained in these modern times.Was practiced in its origins by the indigenous people of the Diaguitas. Settled in what is now the province of La Rioja. Today is a Diaguita community much lower in density than in the past (due to different historical events) however have been able to transmit this celebration from generation to generation, today it is known throughout the country and in different parts of the world. So much so that travelers coming to Argentina only to witness and be part of this celebration.The feast of the Chaya celebrates to the Pachamama, female deity that represents the earth. The translation of its name is "Mother Earth". All the peoples of northern Argentina honored the Pachamama (Mother Earth) because they were people’s farmers and its economy were totally dependent on the earth. The feast is celebrated in February, indicating the end of the harvest, is a way for us to thank Mother Earth for the fruits given throughout the year. At the same time requests for a year prosperous in the future harvests.The celebration has its origin in a legend of the popular folklore. Legend has it that Chaya was a very beautiful girl india, that he fell madly of Pujllay, girl happy, rogue and womanizer who ignored the requirements of the beautiful loving indiecita. That was how she, not being duly reciprocated, internal to the mount to cry their sentences and amorous misadventures, disappearing forever. Since then, usually return annually, toward the middle of the summer, the arm of the Goddess Moon (Keel), in the form of mist or fine rain. In both Pujllay, knowing itself to be guilty of the disappearance of the young Indian, he felt remorse and proceeded to look throughout all mount unsuccessfully. Some time later, aware the young man in the back of the young to the tribe with the moon february, also the place to continue the search. But it was useless. There, the people who celebrated the longed-for harvest, and welcomed with joy; the grimacing, for its part, between the clamor of the bystanders, continued the search and inquiry with deep despair and results always negative. For this reason, defeated, ended up drowning in chicha (an alcoholic beverage made from fermented maize) his loneliness and his past fame of Don Juan. Until he was very drunk, fell into a bonfire and was burned. Since then, "Chaya" comes in February from year to year to extinguish the fire of "Pujllay"; and each year it appears the Pujllay and dies at the end of the celebration, and buries it until next year.Taking as a basis this legend is made the feast that is composed of different parts that aims to tell the story of Chaya and Pujllay.The feast of the Chaya starts with the desentierro of a doll that represents the prince Pujllay, spirit of the festival, at the end of the celebration is burned representing his tragic end, until the following year unearths again. The Pujllay is rag doll in the party.The celebration is well known because in a moment of celebration people begin to throw water and flour into a symbol of joy and celebration. Another peculiarity of the fiesta is that young people are on the side of his face, behind the ear and sprig of basil leaves that depending on which side this means if one is single or in a couple.

Merlo

How to get there?:By road:From Buenos Aires you can reach Villa de Merlo through National Route Nº 8 until Rio Cuarto, where you should connect the provincial route 1 up to the villa. The system of land transport allows the arrival of long distance buses from different point of the country.Distances from Villa de Merlo To: Buenos Aires 758 km by route 8 and 918 km (by route 7)By air:The Airport Brigadier Major César Raúl Ojeda, is an airport is located 4 km northwest of the center of the city of San Luis.Languages:Spanish.Currency:Argentine Pesos.Important Dates:January The Provincial Party :ExpomerloAnniversary of the foundation of the villageFestival of the Mate PuntanoFebruaryFiesta Nacional del Valle del Sol Act of homage to San MartinMarch  Farewell to the Swallows (Golondrinas)April  Environment Week Traditional gastronomy Day of the AmericasDay of the AboriginalAugust National Festival of the sweetness SeptemberFiesta del Cabrito

San Luis

San Luis has wonderful landscapes by rivers and mountain ranges, which together form picturesque corners.The province has a geography that will make a perfect base for all kinds of activity, from resting on the banks of a river up to make trekking, rock climbing in its mountain ranges. In the center of the province is the capital city of San Luis, and there coexist sierras, dykes, thermal baths and salinas, making around the city a diversity of landscapes.How to get there?:By airThe province of San Luis has the Airport Brigadier Major César Raúl Ojeda, located 4 km northwest of the center of the city of San Luis.The only airline that come from Buenos Aires is Aerolineas Argentinas with 12 weekly departures. The flight time is 1 hour and 35 minutes.By land From Buenos Aires: 832 Km, RN 8 and RN 7, 10 hours of travel.From Mendoza: 260 Km, RN 7, 3-hour trip.From Salta: 1205 Km, RN 9 and RN 38, 14 hours trip.From Jujuy: 1231 Km, RN 38, 14 and a half hours of journey.From Tucumán: 900 Km, RN 38, RN 79, 10 and a half hours of journey.From Santa Fe: 624 Km, RP 11, 7-hour trip.From Entre Ríos: 680 Km, RN 158, 9 hour trip.From Missions: 1429, RN 14, 18-hour trip.From Cordoba: 430 Km, RN36, 5 hours of travel.From La Rioja: 520 Km, RN 38 and RN 79, 6-hour trip.From San Juan: 325 Km, RN 20 and RN 47, 4-hour trip.From the Pampa: 505 Km, RN 35 and RN 7, 5 and a half hours of travel.Argentina has a wide range of long-distance that vary their rates to the comforts that you wish. The travel time varies according to the route of the chosen company but range from 13-hour and a half trip to 15 and a half hours.Language:SpanishCurrency:Argentine Pesos

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Visit Patagonia: Land of Glaciers and Lakes

The Patagonian Region is located in the south of the American continent. It is composed of the provinces of Tierra del Fuego, Santa Cruz, Chubut, Río Negro and Neuquén.The two forms of highlighting characteristics of the region of Patagonia are, plateaus and mountains. The first in a greater proportion, are typical of the so-called Patagonia Extra Andina. The second ones are characteristics of the Andean Patagonia.The Andes plays an important role in the provision of the Argentinean regions climate and, because of this, Patagonia is a region of arid and semi-desert.The Island of Tierra del Fuego, due to its location next to the southern pole, in summer it has up to 18 hours of light, whereas in the winter, there are only seven to eight hours.Called the Land of the end of the World, offers infinite landscapes: rivers, sea, mountains and lush vegetation. Its history makes the province a tourist pole of international relevance.Tierra del Fuego is the starting point of the most varied excursions and expeditions to Antarctica. To reach these confines of the world is a fascinating experience and unique in every way.The most important city of the province is Ushuaia, capital of the Province. Used as a port of the cruises that depart for Antarctica. Offers natural beauty, cultural, Services infrastructure for those who know not the forget ever.To 12 km. of Ushuaia is the gateway to the Tierra del Fuego National Park created in 1960 and protects 68909 hectares. It is the only one of the Republic of Argentina that combines the marine environment, with wooded forests giving shape to the marine coast, lakes, valleys, vast peat bogs and magnificent forests.Connecting the city of Ushuaia, with the National Park, is the Austral Fueguino Railroad or Train of end of the world. Is the train running southernmost city in the world.Close to the city of Ushuaia is the Museum of Presidio, former prison that housed the most dangerous convicts in the country. Some of the prisoners achieved great notoriety as the multiple murderer Mateo Banks, alias "mystical" or Cayetano Santos Godino, alias "El Petiso Orejudo".Lake Escondido and Fagnano Lake are two of the most visited lakes in the province.The Province of Santa Cruz has of capital and largest city to Rio Gallegos. Apart from the capital, its main cities sonː Caleta Olivia, head of north zone and the headquarters of oil and mining bases; and El Calafate, gateway to the natural wonder of the Perito Moreno Glacier, located in the Los Glaciares National Park.Due to the beauty, his glaciol and geomorphologic interests , and part of its fauna in danger of extinction, Los Glaciares National Park was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.Other National Park well visited and interesting in the area is the Perito Moreno National Park, an authentic territory, virtually no modified by the hand of man.Declared National Capital of Trekking, El Chaltén allows you to live a unique experience in the south of the Patagonia Argentina. With breathtaking scenery, glaciers, great lakes and snow-capped peaks is a favorite of travelers to visit different mountain trails and walks through native forests.The province of Chubut has of capital the city of Rawson and his most populated city is Comodoro Rivadavia. The main towns of the province are: Puerto Madryn, Trelew, Esquel and El Chocón along with Rawson and Comodoro Rivadavia.Its geographical position next to the variety of historical and cultural attractions and natural, turn it into a pole of very important tourist attraction for the region.Chubut has two National Parks: Los Alerces and Lago Puelo and provincial areas protected from baggilt, Nant and Fall and the Valdes Peninsula.In Peninsula Valdes are concentrated a large variety of aquatic animals, such as the Southern Right Whale, which can be seen in breeding season in Puerto Madryn.In addition on the Valdes peninsula lies the island of the Birds, used as a reproductive area for ten different species of seabirds and shorebirds. Punta Norte, colony of sea lions, elephant seals, Magellanic penguins, escuas and orcas. The flamingos and penguins, cormorants and other water birds are concentrated in Caleta Valdés.The province of Rio Negro has of capital the city of Viedma and the most populated city is San Carlos de Bariloche.The main tourist towns are the caves on the coast, El Bolsón and San Carlos de Bariloche in the Cordillera. The town of Bariloche, beautiful landscapes and extensive tourist infrastructure, are next to the Nahuel Huapi National Park (the first of Argentina). To the south lies the village of El Bolsón is famous for its green forests and mountains and its benign climate. Near Bariloche is the Cerro Catedral the biggest ski center in South America and the Southern Hemisphere.The last province of Neuquén, Patagonia is located in the center west of the country. Its capital and largest city is Buenos Aires. The main tourist towns are Neuquén, Villa la Angostura, San Martín de Los Andes.San Martín de los Andes is a destination recognized internationally and can be visited throughout the year. Here you will find the Cerro Chapelco, one of the most important ski centers in Argentina.In Villa La Angostura is the gateway to the Arrayanes National Park, the only place in the world where there is a natural forest of the arrayanes tree species.

Meet Litoral: Land of Jungles and Waterfalls

The Region of the Coast comprises two sub-regions: chaqueña and Mesopotamia.The subregion of Chaco is a wooded, uniform plain, with a subtropical climate.The Mesopotamia, formed by the provinces of Misiones, Corrientes and Entre Ríos, is surrounded by two large and copious rivers: the Paraná and Uruguay and the islands of the Delta of the Paraná.The province of Misiones, contains in its soil, rock formations that break the course of the rivers giving origin to falls, rapids and waterfalls. A dramatic example of this are the famous Iguazu falls, declared Natural Patrimony of Humanity by UNESCO. Other natural attractions in the province are: Moconá Falls, Tabay, Indian Cave, Salto Berrondo, etc. At the same time, it is of great importance to the historical heritage of the province: Jesuit Ruins of San Ignacio Mini, Loreto, Santa Ana, and Santa Maria Maggiore, in the south of the province of Misiones are the provinces of Entre Ríos and Corrientes, with several beaches, islands and places suitable for the practice of swimming and water sports.Corrientes , with its ecological circuit of the great wetland, the Esteros del Ibera, with an abundant fauna worthy to appreciate, and the edge of the Paraná River that borders more than half of the contour of currents, is the protagonist of the two contests and fishing for various fish species.The Province of Chaco, with its capital, Resistance, is recognized as the City of the Sculptures, with more than 500 artworks scattered on the sidewalks of the city with works by artists from different countries of the world.In both subregions we find rich variety of flora and fauna, especially in subtropical forests in Misiones, and in more temperate climates of Corrientes and Entre Ríos, forests and parks.We can also enjoy the thermal springs that exist in many cities of the Argentine littoral.

Tour the Argentine Northwest: Tierra del Valles, Quebradas and Sierras colorful

The Northwest Region of Argentina is composed by the provinces of Jujuy, Salta, Catamarca, Tucumán and Santiago del Estero. It is a region, rich in history and geography with unique characteristics.It is made up of three sub-regions: Puna, Cordillera Oriental and Sierras Subandinas.The Puna is part of the mountain range of the Andes. The climate is characterized for being dry and cold, with big temperature contrasts between day and night.The Eastern Cordillera is formed by mountains, gorges and valley. The rivers that flow through the eastern cordillera were eroding the ground, in a continuous and intense form , giving origin to the Quebradas . Notable among them is the Quebrada de Humahuaca in Jujuy, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. In this geographical area you will find the train to the Clouds, one of the world's highest railway, which runs through mountains that make up the Cordillera of the Andes.Other attractions that can be found is the Hill of the Seven Colors (Cerro de Siete Colores), natural formation of great beauty and very particular. This site is one of the mountains are found in and around the famous Quebrada of Purmamarca. Between the colors that can be seen there are green, yellow, pink, white, purple, coffee, red and orange, which form a natural spectacle like few others in the world.The Sierras Subandinas are located 2,500 meters above sea level on average. In this area there are Baritú National Parks, and the King (El Rey) , the Calilegua which preserve the southern sector of the Forest of mountain that is also known with the name of Yunga.The main cities in this region are: San Miguel de Tucumán (the metropolis of the region), Salta and San Salvador de Jujuy, where is located one of the most important cathedrals of the country.

Visit Cuyo: Land of Adventure and Good Wine

The Cuyo Region is located in the west of the country. It is formed by the provinces of Mendoza, San Juan, La Rioja and San Luis. It is characterized by being the main area in the production of wines from South America. In the region prevails a mountainous ground and little vegetation .In Mendoza, one of the most important attractions is the Aconcagua, the highest mountain in the American continent with 6,962 meters of height. Several glaciers across its slopes; it is located within the Aconcagua Provincial Park, and is the most frequented by climbers from all over the world. It is crossed by rivers, whose waters descend from the Mountain range of the Andes. With the use of this resource, man, through the irrigation canals, turned this region into a prosperous place and conducive to the development of the vine and the subsequent production of wines of high quality. Currently, it is known all over the world, tourists will be able to enjoy the wine tasting session , visiting the numerous wineries of the region.One of the cities that stand out in Mendoza is San Rafael, which is characterized by its amazing andean landscapes with turbulent rivers. It has become a very important city for his contribution to the argentine wine. In San Rafael are some of the main wineries and Chambona of Mendoza Province.In San Juan and La Rioja there are two of the unique places in the world, with much scientific attractive , the Ischigualasto Provincial Park (San Juan) and Talampaya National Park (La Rioja). Declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO, Talampaya Natural Parks Ischigualasto.Other protected areas in the region are the National Parks of the Leoncito (San Juan), Sierra de las Quijadas (San Luis), and San Guillermo (San Juan).In San Luis is located the city of Merlo, main tourist destination of the province. The particular microclimate of the place is considered one of the best in the world.

Travel through the Center: Land of Hills and Plains

In the Center Region dominates the plain chaco-pampeana. It is characterized by a relief of ways fairly flat. The plain presents higher areas to the West. In general the Pampas region enjoys a temperate climate, which is the most favorable for agricultural development and livestock.The Region is formed by the provinces of Córdoba, Santa Fe and La Pampa.In Córdoba, tourism is, along with industry and services, one of the main economic activities in the province. Among the notable places are: Laguna Mar Chiquita and Bañados del Río Dulce, Cerro Champaqui Hill - the highest peak of the province-, Quebrada del Condorito National Park, a natural reserve and cultural Cerro Colorado, Mount Uritorco, visited by thousands of people from all over the world in search of transcendental experiences, or spiritual- UFO related , Capuchin Church, Camino de las Altas Cumbres, Church of Our Lady of the Assumption and the Manzana Jesuitica, declared World Heritage Site by Unesco.The Province of Santa Fe is known for hosting the city of Rosario, birthplace of the best football player in the world, Lionel Messi. However, having been the birthplace of the player is not the only attraction. The city has the National Monument to the Flag, seated in the National Park to the flag, at the place where the general Manuel Belgrano (Argentinian) hoisted for the first time the flag of Argentina.Other major cities are the city of Santa Fe, Rafaela and Esperanza.The Pampa presents a variety of tourist proposals related to the rural activity. Among them, live experiences conducting rural tasks or taste the typical asado in the numerous stays where it is put into practice all the traditions of the Argentine territory. Spend a day in any of them can become a unique experience because the visitor is immersed in the daily life, chores and above all things in quiet and serene rhythm that print these establishments.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

It is the capital and largest city of Argentina. The focus of the port and the most important industrial area of the country. Approximately one third of the population of Argentina lives in Buenos Aires.The city is located to the east of Argentina nestled in the bay of Rio de La Plata.Buenos Aires is one of the largest cities in the world; a megalopolis with over eleven million inhabitants. It is also the most elegant city and active in South America, and that best summarizes the varied and heterogeneous essence of being Argentinean.With more than 3 million inhabitants, in recent years experienced a significant growth in infrastructure to improve the diversity of gastronomic offer, entertainment, hospitality and tourism.Every corner of Buenos Aires hides fragments of cities around the world and this combination makes it particularly attractive and unique. Visitors are fascinated by its environment, the individuality of each of its neighborhoods, the cordiality of its people, and its wide range of cultural and commercial opportunities.How to get there?:By air:The city and Gran Buenos Aires have three commercial airports, five military officers and two private.The two are the Aeropuerto Internacional Ministro Pistarini, in Ezeiza Partido, 35 kilometers from the city, and Aeroparque Jorge Newbery in the neighborhood of Palermo. In addition, Buenos Aires has the only Low-cost airport of Latin America , which is intended for the operations of the low cost airline Flybondi, it is the Aeropuerto El Palomar Airport , located in Buenos Aires suburbs. The airport also has military purposes.From Ezeiza Airport there are flights to of all South America ,North America ,Europe, Africa, Oceania and Asia. From the Aeroparque Jorge Newbery start mainly domestic flights and to a lesser extent provides international services with destination to Paraguay, Bolivia, Chile, Brazil and Uruguay.Arrive by plane in Buenos Aires is an excellent alternative, as the major airlines offer flights to the capital of Argentina from various cities around the world. The international flights arrive at Aeropuerto Internacional de Ezeiza, while the domestic flights and flights from the Eastern Republic of Uruguay, arrive at Jorge Newbery Airport, located 15 minutes from the city center.The national airline is Aerolineas Argentinas. Other airlines that offer flights to Buenos Aires, from major cities in the world, are: Aeromexico, Air France, Alitalia, American Airlines, Avianca, British Airways, Canadian Airlines International - Air Canada, Copa Airlines, Iberia, Lan Chile, Pluna, SAA, Spanair, TAM, transbrasil, United Airlines and TACA, among others.Buenos Aires International Airport EzeizaThe International Airport of Buenos Aires Ezeiza Airport is located 35 kilometers from the city center. It is the main airport in the country and has all services. This properly signposted and has comfortable facilities for waiting times, however is not well connected to the center of Buenos Aires by public transport.The Aeroparque Jorge Newbery Airport is located on the coastal road of Buenos Aires, just 15 minutes from the city center. Nuclear-weapon States flights of the interior of the country and Uruguay. Some of their services target the tourist cities of Bariloche, Ushuaia, Salta and Iguazú.By road:The main routes to arrive by car to Buenos Aires are:The Route 3, which links the city with the country's southwest, arriving to Bahia Blanca, Río Gallegos and Ushuaia;The Route 7, which connects Buenos Aires with the Argentinean, making it possible to reach the city from, for example, the tourist city of Mendoza, a city that also has connections to Chile;The Route 9, which allows you to drive to Buenos Aires from the cities of Rosario and Cordoba, and can also connect with other roads that lead to Salta or Puerto Iguazu, this last city possesses border crossings with Brazil and Paraguay.All roads that allow you to drive to Buenos Aires converge on the A001 or the General Paz Avenue, a motorway that surrounds the city. Other major roads allow you to reach the heart of the city, to the Highway Leopoldo Lugones, who joins with the 9 of July Avenue, in the heart of Buenos Aires.By river:CruisesTERMINAL: The passenger terminal "Quinquela Martín", considered to be the best in its type in the whole of South America, is located at the intersection of Avenida Ramon S. Castle and Av. of immigrants, in the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires. With its 12,786 m2 owns the building structure enough to receive comfortably the flow of 15,000 passengers per day.Cruise LinesCarnivalCelebrity CruisesCostaCrystal CruisesCunardFred. Olsen Cruise LinesHolland American LineMSCNorwegian Cruise LinePolar CruisesRoyal CaribbeanPrincess CruisesSilverseaFerriesBuquebusColonia ExpressFerrylineasSturlaLanguages:Spanish.Currency:Argentine Pesos.Important Dates:The festivals of Buenos Aires highlights are the following:January1 January: celebrated New Year's Day, with its traditional fireworks and family gatherings. It is a nonworking day.Last week: THE NATIONAL FESTIVAL OF THE SEA, in the city of Mar del Plata, Province of Buenos Aires. Takes place in the spa Las Toscas, which organize artistic performances, festivals, and the famous election of the Queen of the Sea.AprilOn Holy Thursday and Good Friday, are the days preceding the Easter Sunday celebration or Resurrection, which is celebrated every year on the same date. Usually occurs during the first days of the month of April. Both the thursday friday are non-working days, which recalls the Last Supper and the Passion of Jesus Christ, respectively. Families often come together to lunch on Easter Sunday.7 to 18 April: BAFICI, a festival perfectly described by its acronym (Buenos Aires International Independent Film Festival), a celebration where the filmmakers and fans can enjoy the most innovative and committed films in the world.MayMay 1: commemorates the day of the worker, it is a nonworking day.May 25: in this date is celebrated the creation of the First Patriotic Government of Argentina. This is a national holiday, where the Argentines are reminiscent of the Week of the Revolution of May 1810.During the entire month: Tango Championship of the city, a festival where professionals and amateurs can demonstrate their skills or enjoy the rhythm of this music characteristic of the country. Between the rhythms that are part of the competition are the Tango, Milonga and Vals. For more information about registrations, schedules and scenarios of the Championship, refer to the Official website of the Championship of Tango in the CityJuneJune 20: Is the National Flag Day. Should your date on the death of his creator, Don Manuel Belgrano.JulyJuly 9: It is the day of independence Argentina. It commemorates the independence of the country as a colony of the Kingdom of Spain.AugustAugust 17: commemorates the death of General Don José de San Martín, better known as the Liberator of America.14 to 31 August: World of Tango, an event recognized internationally by the quantity and quality of its participants. To the world of Tango in Buenos Aires come dancers from all over the world, who display their magic on stage to amaze to the thousands of spectators who continue from year to year this festival of Buenos Aires.September21 September: celebrates the beginning of spring, like the day of the students. It is usual to see in the squares and parks to students celebrating their day, organizing picnics and festivals.OctoberOctober 12: This date marks the discovery of the American continent by Europeans, thanks to Christopher Columbus. It is known as the day of the race.15 to 19 October: International Jazz Festival in Buenos Aires, a celebration where the lovers of this classical music will enjoy this particular style at the Recoleta Cultural Center.DecemberDecember 8: It is the day of the Immaculate Conception of Mary. It is a Catholic celebration in which recalls the soul free from original sin of the Virgin Mary.25 December: Christmas is celebrated, with a traditional lunch in family. It is necessary to clarify that in both Christmas and New Year, the main celebrations usually take place on 24 and 31 December respectively, at night, organizing dinner in which the hour 0, fireworks, decorating the sky of our country.

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