7 places in Argentina you have to know

Argentina is a country with so much to do and such beautiful landscapes ... it will be very difficult for you to choose only a few! That is why we will offer a small list of the most touristic or visited places. Prepare your bags and start the adventure through the lands of roast, tango and football!

What to know in Argentina?

The best months to travel to this country are October and November, when it's not so hot and it's still low season. In case you want to ski you will have to reach the south of the country in June or July.

In January and February it is summer and most of the tourist centers are full of people, especially the beaches of the Atlantic coast. It all depends on the type of trip you want to do since In Argentina there are options for all tastes!

1. Ushuaia

Ushuaia - iladm

The "southernmost city in the world" seems taken from a story. Located in front of the Beagle Channel, between mountains and sea, Ushuaia is a perfect place to go even when the ski season ended in the other slopes of the country.

The Tierra del Fuego National Park, the end of the world train, the presidio, the Les Eclaireus lighthouse, the Castor Hill or the Harberton Ranch are some of the main attractions.

2. The Quebrada de Humahuaca

Hill of the Seven Colors - sunsinger

It is located in the north of the country, in the province of Jujuy, and was declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco. The mountains vary in color according to the time of day... a fabulous show that you can't miss.

Further,In the area you can walk through the villages that seem to have been anchored in time. Purmamarca is one of them: terracotta adobe houses and in the background the hill of the seven colors.

3. Bariloche

Bariloche - Flori0

Again we go to the Argentine Patagonia to enjoy a beautiful city both in winter and summer. There are activities for adventure lovers or for those seeking tranquility.

The civic center, the Nahuel Huapi, Gutierrez, Moreno and Mascardi lakes, the Cerro Catedral, the Llao Llao Hotel and the elves waterfall are its main attractions.

4. Iguazu Falls

Iguazu Falls - Dmitry V. Petrenko / Shutterstock.com

Considered one of the seven natural wonders of the world, they are located in northeastern Argentina and are shared by Brazil. Without a doubt, a spectacle for all the senses… you will see how the water falls from great heights, the rainbows forming in the sky, the butterflies flying near you. Even You can be closer to the falls by boating or from the air, by helicopter.

"Traveling is an exercise with fatal consequences for prejudice, intolerance and narrow-mindedness."

-Mark Twain-

5. Puerto Madryn

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A unique experience that will allow you to spot southern southern whales and sea lions between June and December. Boat trips will take you up to a few meters from these sea giants in the New Gulf.

In Valdés Peninsula you will have the opportunity to also admire dolphins, killer whales and penguins. And very close there We recommend you visit the town of Gaiman, of Welsh origin, visited by Lady Di and offering typical snacks that you will love.

6. Perito Moreno Glacier

Perito Moreno Glacier - Joshua Raif

We continue in the Argentine Patagonia, in this case in the province of Santa Cruz. Within Los Glaciares National Park, Perito Moreno is 30 kilometers long, 60 kilometers high and 5 kilometers wide. You can meet him closely on a boat or ... Walk on top of him!

You will wear special shoes with crampons and it will be a lot of fun. Lago Argentino and the Upsala, Bolagos and Spegazzini glaciers complete the tour.

7. City of Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires - Evgeniya Uvarova

It is the gateway to the country from abroad and the place that all tourists travel when they arrive in Argentina. The capital has a lot to offer: La Boca neighborhood with its “Caminito” to enjoy tango and roast; the Plaza de Mayo with the presidential building "Casa Rosada"; or the San Telmo neighborhood.

Plus, you have to know Puerto Madero; Recoleta, with the cemetery where several historical personalities are buried; the forests of Palermo, an extensive park with lake and rose garden; the Obelisk on Avenida 9 de Julio, the Theaters on Avenida Corrientes and Costanera Norte, where there is an ecological reserve.

If you are going to spend more time in Argentina do not hesitate to visit the provinces of Mendoza, Córdoba, San Luis and San Juan ... each one of them has something to offer you. And of course, if you like the beach you can go to the coast of the province of Buenos Aires with Mar del Plata as an essential destination.

Video: 10 Best Places to Visit in Argentina - Travel Video (November 2019).