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What to see in Argentina

Argentina Attractions


From the colourful and bustling barrios of Buenos Aires to the breathtaking Andes Mountain Range in north, Argentina has no shortage of sightseeing opportunities. Boasting a plethora of different habitats and environments to explore, it would take visitors a good few months to see everything this South American gem has to offer.

The northern regions of the country offer an exciting blend of colonial heritage, natural beauty and an indigenous flavour, while the spectacular Iguazu Falls, surrounded by the lush forest of the Iguazu National Park, are a must see. Enjoy a day of wine tasting in Mendoza, or head west towards the Chilean border and marvel at the Andes Mountain Range. The curious mix of desert, snow-capped mountains, sandy beaches and majestic glaciers in the Patagonia region is extraordinary, and the world's southern-most city, Ushuaia, nestled on the Tierra del Fuego archipelago, is a departure point for those keen on a trip to Antarctica and also offers some of the best brown trout fishing in the world.

The sights and sounds of Buenos Aires are a major draw for many. Stroll along the tree-lined parks and boulevards, visit Evita Peron's grave at La Recoleta Cemetery, explore La Boca, the city's most popular barrio, and take in the Latin American flair by enjoying a romantic night of tango.

Buses are the most cost effective way to navigate the country and for longer journeys domestic flights are available at affordable prices. The best time of year to visit Argentina is during the autumn months from March to June when the weather is a little cooler.

With so much to see and so little time, there will never be a better choice than packing up and heading off to Argentina for the adventure of a lifetime.


Cabildo

Sitting opposite the Casa Rosada on the Plaza de Mayo, the Cabildo is an old colonial building fronted by rows of breathtaking arches. Construction began in 1610 and ended in 1894,…

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Casa Rosada

The famous Casa Rosada is iconic, rousing images of fiery political rallies or the tragic romance of Eva Peron. The Italianate-style mansion is front by palm trees and fountains,…

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Iguazu National Park

The Iguazú National Park is a huge subtropical rainforest covering 135,000 acres and is home to thousands of different species of flora, fauna and birds, including colourful…

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Mendoza

Mendoza Province rests at the foot of the Andes and is Argentina's main wine-producing region, peppered here and there with vineyards offering tours and tastings. Known for its…

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Patagonia

Adventurous travellers are drawn to the savage beauty and rich wildlife of Patagonia. This region of contrasts and extremes, stretching across Argentina and Chile, runs from the Colorado river, south…

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Plaza Dorrego

Plaza Dorrego lies in San Telmo, the bohemian artists' quarter of Buenos Aires and the birthplace of tango. The tiny square is surrounded by elegant houses, now mostly converted…

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The Pampas

The vast flat plains of the Pampas are Argentina's agricultural heartland and the birthplace of the gaucho cowboys. Lying southwest of Buenos Aires is the location of Argentina's…

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Tierra del Fuego

This island territory at the tip of South America is shared by Chile and Argentina and is a place of staggering scenery. Though further south, the region doesn't reach the extreme…

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