The Patagonian Region has a wide variety of attractions, ranging from lakes, glaciers to forests. The region is divided into five provinces, Tierra del Fuego, Santa Cruz, Chubut, Río Negro and Neuquén. All of them have something wonderful and beautiful to offer. Although part of the same region each is different from the other.

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.

Remember that you can also take advantage of the packages to all these destinations!

Discover what you should to know about your trip to the Argentine Patagonia

Trips to Bariloche

How to get there?:By air:The Teniente Luis Candelaria International Airport is located 13 km east of the city center of San Carlos de Bariloche.By road:From Buenos AiresBy Santa Rosa: West Access, National Route Nº 5, National Route 35, National Route 152, National Route 143 and Provincial Route 20, National Route 151, National Route 22, National Route 237 and National Route N°40.  By Bahía Blanca: National Route Nº 3, National Route 22, National Route 237 and National Route N°40.Languages:Spanish.Currency:PesosImportant Dates:JanuaryFestival Mujeres a la PatagoniaWithdrawal of Tamboreras,l Camping Musical and the Festival Mujeres to Patagonia with music shows and recitals, workshops, fair and food trucks in itinerant circuits and next to the lake Moreno in Llao Llao.FebruaryRural exposition BarilocheExposure, activities and products that unite the field with the city.Craft Beer MeetingA wide variety of breweries in exposure, tasting and sale, and options of gastronomic proposals and food trucks to accompany and give flavor to the event. On the stage the best bands in the city.MarchHarley-Davidson reunion in BarilocheIronman 2019Compete in this Patagonian challenge involves addressing the 1.9 kms. from swimming in the Lake Moreno, the 90 kms of cycling path on a spectacular tour which includes Circuito Chico, Cerro Catedral and Gutierrez Lake, to finish in the park closed in the city of Bariloche and address the 21 kms from hiking to the Arch end of arrival at the Civic Center.SeptemberWorld Congress of Ski PatrolConferences, workshops, demonstrations and group exchanges on various aspects of the work of the ski patrol.OctoberDown 1000Cerro Catedral is the headquarters of the most important Enduro competition of Argentina and the only to qualifier for the Enduro World Series of the year in the country.

Trips to the Calafate

How to get there?:By air:El Calafate has an International Airport "Commander Armando Tola", located 23 km from the city center, in the direction toward the east by the RP 11.By road:From Buenos Aires along National Route 3 (Atlantic Coast)All the way is done on paved roads, traveling a distance of approximately 3000 miles away.From Bariloche or Esquel along National Route 40 (Andes)You must take the National Route 40 toward the south, passing through the towns of Gobernador Costa and the Ancient Ones.Languages:Spanish.Currency:Argentine Pesos.Important Dates:1 to February 28National Festival of the Baptism of the Lago Argentino

Trips to Ushuaia

How to get there?:By air:Ushuaia International Airport "Malvinas Argentinas"The Airport of the City of Ushuaia, "Malvinas Argentinas" is located 4 km away from the center of the city.By road:The paths are two: from the North, from Rio Gallegos (Santa Cruz Province, Argentina) and from the West, which originates in Punta Arenas (Chile). By land you must cross the border between Argentina and Chile, from north to south through the Ruta Nacional Nº 3. Subsequently, to transit the Strait of Magellan There are 2 possibilities: a barge from Punta Delgada to Blue Bay -1º Angostura- and another with similar tour, Punta Arenas - Puerto Porvenir, where you will have the opportunity to observe the environment surrounding the first explorers.Now subtract 81 km. paved National Route  3 until arriving at the City of Rio Grande, and 290 km away. If you are going to try to reach Ushuaia.By Sea:The commercial wharf of the Port of Ushuaia is the largest in the Province and of the Beagle Channel, both because of its infrastructure and its movement.To the west, the most protected sector presents two springs. One, it is the responsibility of the Club Náutico Ushuaia and the other is part of the Club A.F.A.S.Y.N.Languages:Spanish.Currency:Argentine Pesos.Important Dates:February 22: Day of AntarcticaApril 2: Anniversary of the Gesta de MalvinasApril 26: Day of the province of Tierra del Fuego, Antarctica and South Atlantic IslandsFirst of June ": Anniversary of the Constitution of Tierra del FuegoJune 21: National Festival of the longest nightOctober 11: Day of the PatagoniaOctober 12: AnniversaryNovember 25:Day of the indigenous people of Tierra del Fuego 

Trips to Puerto Madryn

If you enjoy the proximity tol sea and  nature, this is your ideal destination!. Puerto Madryn is going to astound from the first moment. is on a wide bay which contains an extensive beach with blue waters that invite all visitors to enjoy its beauty and the contact with nature. It has a tourist value immeasurable, being the gateway to the protected area of Valdés Peninsula, declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1999. This area is characterized by being a sanctuary of fauna, which season to season, is self of unique species of our country, among which are the whales, sea lions, elephant seals and other species.It is notable for being the home of a Natural Monument, unique of our country since 1984: the Southern Right Whale. This character is characteristic of our Patagonia, Each year up in the Valdes Peninsula in order to reproduce and continue their species to be known by all those visitors who come to the shores of Puerto Madryn.Languages:Spanish.Currency:Argentine Pesos.

Trips to Villa La Angostura

How to get there?:By air:The planes have to Bariloche Airport Teniente Luis Candelaria, which is situated about 80 km away from Villa La Angostura.By road:Villa La Angostura is located 1650 km from Buenos Aires, from the western access to its intersection with National Route N5, at the height of Santa Rosa, take National Route N35 and then National Route N152, in the general locality Broadband Connection. An alternative is to take the Provincial Route N.20, and then come back to the National Route N151 until Neuquén. Already in this city, take National Route N237 until its crossing with the National Route N231, which comes to Villa La Angostura. This usually takes about 20 hours.Languages:Spanish.Currency:Argentine Pesos.Important Dates:FebruaryFeast of gardensSince the year 1991 takes place in the month of February the "Feast of gardens", declared of Municipal Interest. Has as its primary objective the promotion of urban beautification of the village, accompanied by the contest of gardens, parade of floats, artistic performances, sales stands, etc.MayMaya FestivalsLocal folk singers and groups, skills and demonstrations of horse races in the hands of the Gaucho Centers and Associations. On the day of anniversary of Villa La Angostura takes charge of the official act and a parade military civic; in addition the delivery of the "Mutisia de Plata" distinction awarded to outstanding personalities of Villa la Angostura that have contributed to the diffusion of sport, culture, or whose trajectory is plausible from a recognition. In this context, it also elects a local beauty that will represent us as "Queen of Villa La Angostura" during a whole year in the events that it is called.June, July, AugustTorchlight paradeThe classic "torchlight parade" illuminates the main track and brings together dozens of visitors.Is done at Cerro Bayo every Friday in the winter season, organized by the ski school Cerro Bayo. Ski and Snowboard CompetitionIn the Cerro Bayo, with dates, both national and international.SeptemberWinter ChallengeIt consists of a competition for teams of three members who must arrive together at the end of the test. The career of this type is usually consist of eight disciplines such as: snowshoeing, skiing, canopy, rappelling,  snow trekking and mountain biking, horseback riding, rowing and kayaking, among others. OctoberA Thousand MilesThis unique race of 683 km, where Cars Sports Classics from all parts of the world make up the caravan of the year in this type of race.NovemberDay of the Tradition.

Trips to San Martin de los Andes

How to get there?:By air: Aviator Carlos Campos airport in Chapelco, 22 kilometers from the town.By road:From Buenos Aires, by the National Routes 5, 35, 153, 143, Provincial 20 (La Pampa), National 151, 22, 237 and 234. From Neuquén Capital by the National Routes 22, 237 and 234. You will have a distance of 435 Km. PFrom San Carlos de Bariloche, you'll have three options, which are : National Route 237 and 234, with a distance of 250 Km. All things being paved. Languages:Spanish.Currency:Argentine Pesos.Important Dates:FebruaryOpen Tournament Loisuites Chapelco Golf & ResortDuring the month of February will be held in the Chapelco Golf & Resort.AugustThe National Festival of montañésThe central meeting takes place in the Chapelco Ski Center where it is celebrated the Feast of the snow. The music in the database and the traditional downhill torch parade, coupled with evidence of synchronized and ski jumps, carried out by the members of the ski and snowboard school complex. In the mountain village, activities and musical encounters in the Plaza San Martín , along with the Contest of woodcutters. Federico Graeff MemorialSkiers from different parts of the world come to Chapelco Ski Center, to participate in the Memorial Federico Graeff Continental Cup.SeptemberChapelco TetrathlonOne of the most important combined competitions in Argentina: the Chapelco Tetrathlon. Four disciplines throughout the race in a mountain circuit: skiing, mountain biking , kayaking and hiking.DecemberTrabun" meeting of peoples" This celebration brings together the music and dance of the peoples of Argentina and Chile and other countries of Latin America and the indigenous cultures of the same. 

Trips to The Chalten

How to get there?:By air:The nearest airport is the town of El Calafate, this is located 200 km from El Chaltén, from there you continue by bus to El Chaltén (215 Km. / 3 hours). By road:Access from Buenos Aires along National Route 3:National Route N° 3 until the locality of Comandante Luis Piedra Buena, in Santa Cruz province. Come to that locality, take the Provincial Route  288 up to the National Route 40 and, finally, the Provincial Route  41 (Ex RP23) which leads to El Chaltén. Travel from the starting point indicated to the destination: 2,755 Km approximate.Second option, continue the NR 3:Continue along National Route 3 to the height of Rio Gallegos, take the Provincial Route 5 until the diversion of the National Route 40, 100 km then take the Provincial Route 41 (Ex RP23) to El Chaltén. A total of approximately 3,050 km walk.Access from the north by the national route #40:From the town of Three Lakes, continue on the same path (RN40) 35 km away. Connect to that height with the Provincial Route 41 (Ex RP23). After traveling 90 Km you will arrive to El Chaltén.Languages:Spanish.Currency:Argentine Pesos.Important Dates:October 12: Popular Asado on the anniversary of El Chaltén.November 10: RODEOS for the day of the Tradition.1° weekend of February: National Day of trekking.

Esquel

How to get there?:By air:The International Airport Brigadier General Antonio Parodi, is located approximately 21 km east of the center of Esquel.By road:By CarRoute 40 and Route 25To arrive to Esquel there are two main routes: Route 40, from the North and South and the Route 25, coming from the East. From Trelew, there are 600 kilometers away.Languages:Spanish.Currency:Argentine Pesos.Important Dates:JanuaryFestival of the Carrero in the Community of Alto Rio PercyA meeting to celebrate the history and identity of our region.Develops on the site called "Francisco heraclius Millapan", where there are local and regional artists. They also have their spaces the artisans who exhibit and sell their products and enjoys the traditional games of the place as circulation of reins, race of the ring, polka, chair, woodcutters and hacheras contest and Rodeo Steers, among other activities. FebruaryAnniversary of EsquelJulySki National Festival Takes place in the La Hoya winter sports center in the city of Esquel.A unique event where you choose to the queen and her princesses who shall represent the city in local events, regional, provincial and national levels.During the event there is a Craft Fair, as well as performances of regional and national artists, the contest of loggers, a dance of loggers, the "Festival of the flakes" , a race of porters through the streets of Esquel, and ends with the "Night of Fire in the Hoya" in which there are descents of torches and the official presentation of the new queen and their princesses.

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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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