A country more than
five times larger than Spain, but as little known as the rest of its neighbors.
Argentina, with its spectacular nature, cosmopolitan cities and mix of different
cultural influences, is one of our favorite destinations. It stretches for about
4000 kilometers, from its subtropical north to Tierra del Fuego, encompassing a
wide variety of climates and ecosystems in its territory.
and intense, Argentina seduces with its streetside tango, wafting grills,
fútbol (soccer), gaucho culture, and the mighty Andes. It's one formidable
cocktail of wanderlust.
Culture & History
Cultural activities abound here. Tango is possibly Argentina’s greatest
contribution to the outside world. The steamy dance has been described as
‘making love in the vertical position.’ The tango is a more urban dance that is
danced in pairs, in pairs. It is a sensual and passionate dance with
characteristic movements that can be from soft to stronger. Tango is a
tradition that, although it is not widely listened to by young people today, we
have the pleasure of knowing it thanks to our grandparents and parents.
And what about fútbol (soccer)? Argentines are
passionately devoted to this sport and, if you're a fan, chanting and stomping
alongside other stadium fanatics should definitely be in your plans. Many of
its stadiums have the category of historical for sports fans and are part of
the most important tourist circuits in the country. With two World Cups and 14
American Cups behind him, his team is one of the most awarded in the world.
a distinctive Argentine take on literature, cinema, music, and arts, and you
have a rich, edgy culture – part Latin American and part European – that you
can’t help but fall in love with.
Argentine gastronomy is characterized by
a star ingredient: meat, especially beef, to the point of being one of the
countries in the world where the most meat is consumed. Satisfying that carnal
craving for flame-charred steak isn’t hard to do in the land that has perfected
the art of grilling. Parrillas (grill houses) are ubiquitous, offering up any
cut you can imagine, alongside sausages and grilled vegetables. Thin, bubbly
pizzas and homemade pasta also play central roles, thanks to Argentina's proud
Italian heritage. But there's more. Buenos Aire’s fads are fun and
fast-changing, bringing gourmet world cuisine to both upscale restaurants and
the shady cobblestone neighborhoods. Grab a table, uncork a bottle of malbec,
and the night is yours.
It is the typical
infusion made with yerba and hot water. It is one of the most important customs
for all Argentines. Going to the home of a relative or friend and putting the
kettle on to fatten mates is the most normal thing in the world in our country.
It is taken at any time, when it is hot, when it is cold, when alone, at night,
in the morning, with strangers, while chatting ... A mate is not just a simple
infusion and nothing else, it is the need to share with others, to invite, to
dialogue, to respect, to laugh.
Arriving in Buenos Aires is like jumping aboard
a moving train. The modern metropolis whizzes by, alive with street life from
busy sidewalk cafes to hush parks carpeted in purple jacaranda blooms in
springtime. Stylish porteños (residents of Buenos Aires) savor public life –
whether it's sharing mate (a tea-like beverage) on Sunday in the park or gelato
under handsome early-20th-century stone facades. There are heaps of bookstores,
creative boutiques, and gourmet eats. Buenos Aires isn't the only stunner – In
the Andean pre-mountain range, to the west of the country, you will find the
great city of Mendoza. The main attraction of Mendoza is its vineyards and the
mountains of the Andean precordillera. Almost all the wine that Argentina
exports is produced in this area of the country in addition to which you can
find other places like Córdoba, Salta, and Bariloche each have their unique
personalities and unforgettable attractions, so don't miss them.
Outdoors & Adventure
Bariloche is a beautiful town located in the
Huapi National Park. It has dreamlike landscapes, forests, lakes, rivers and
mountains that hide great volcanoes. One of the activities to do in winter is
the sky, in summer you will enjoy canopy and rafting.
The architecture of the place, very much in the
European style, is a legacy of the strong German immigration, which together
with the luxury gastronomy make Bariloche one of the tourist sites par
excellence in all of Argentina.
From mighty Iguazú Falls in the subtropical
north to the thunderous, Located on the border with Brazil, the Iguazú National
Park has 250,000 km2 of extension with landscapes recognized worldwide as one
of the most beautiful. In it we can find animals and plant species unique in
There are also the Iguazú Falls, there are 275
waterfalls that can reach up to 80 m in height. For all this and more, the
Iguazú National Park is considered one of the 7 natural wonders of the world
and a World Heritage Site.
Very close to Buenos Aires is the coastal city
of Mar del Plata, a destination par excellence in summer for all who enjoy the
sea, waves, sand and a good tan. Its kilometers and kilometers of coastline are
a delight for tourists.
Train to the Clouds
It is the most important railway work in all of
Argentina, there you will enjoy the experience of being more than 4 thousand
meters above the ground. In addition, it is a relic of the last century, so it
is recognized worldwide as a great contribution to engineering.
To make the tour you must find out about the excursion
that starts from the city of Salta, and you will visit towns such as Campo
Quijano, El Alfarcito, Gobernador Solá, and Santa Rosa de Tastil. In it you
will be given a country breakfast and then go to the Quebrada de las Cuevas.
advance of the Glaciar Perito Moreno in the south, Argentina is home to a vast
natural wonderland. Diversity is a big part of it. The country that boasts the
Andes’ highest snowbound peaks is also home to rich wetlands, rust-hued desert,
deep-blue lakes, lichen-clad Valdivian forests, and Patagonia's arid steppes.
Wildlife comes in spectacular variety, from penguins and flamingos to
capybaras, giant anteaters, whales, guanaco herds, and more. In this vast
country, stunning sights abound and big adventures await.