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  • The Obelisk in central Buenos Aires - a very popular photo opportunity while on all Argentina tours
  • The world famous tango
  • Young gauchos
  • Spectacular Iguassu Falls are a must see sight on your Argentina Vacation
  • Rockhopper Penguins in Patagonia

Argentina is the eighth largest country in land area in the world (4000 kilometres/2400 miles long and 1000 kilometres/620 miles wide approximately) and is the largest Spanish speaking country. And from a tourism perspective for Argentina tours, it is the most visited country in South America.

About Argentina

Being this big means that it is very varied in its landscapes especially as the climate ranges from subtropical in the north to temperate in the south. It does have other contrasts from large cosmopolitan cities to wild, barren and sparsely populated areas consisting of lakes, mountains and forests.

What are the top cities to visit in Argentina?

The capital, Buenos Aires has been called the “Paris of South America” which reflects the well laid out boulevards which criss-cross the city. It is known for its elegant architecture, excellent cuisine, good nightlife and fashionable shopping. It is certainly a sophisticated metropolis. On an Argentina vacation, the neighbourhoods should not be missed such as historic San Telmo with its narrow streets and colonial style houses, La Boca, the most colourful and certainly the most gritty with its historical past and Recoleta, upscale and with lots of green spaces. It was in Buenos Aires that the Tango was born in the late 19th Century emanating from working class neighbourhoods with European and African influences.

Cordoba, the second largest city, is located in the heart of the Pampas (the agricultural grasslands) surrounded by mountains. It is an attractive city with many old colonial style buildings not to be missed on Argentina tours.

Mendoza is the centre of the Argentinean wine industry and the perfect place for wine tours and tastings. In the shadow of the Andes close to the Chilean border, it is a very walkable city.

Bariloche (or to give it its full name San Carlos de Bariloche) is a city tucked into the Andes Mountains giving it the ability to be the ski capital of Argentina. Situated on the beautiful Nahuel Huapi Lake, it is an ideal resort, summer or winter on Argentina travel.

What are the top places to visit in Argentina? Iguassu Falls, shared by three countries, has the largest part located in Argentina. Higher than Niagara Falls, it is a natural wonder and worth spending time there. Take in the interestingly named Devil’s Throat, the most impressive part or take a small plane ride over the falls for a spectacular view.

A large chunk of the country is occupied by Patagonia, the “Southern Frontier”. This region is in parts, very remote and rugged consisting of mountains, glaciers, steppes, forests and lakes. If this wild type of beauty appeals, here you will find nature at its best on an Argentina vacation.
On the Pampas, perhaps consider a stay on a ranch and become a Gaucho for a few days.

Whatever your interests, Argentina is sure to have something to offer you. Book one or our Argentina tours today!

 "Globetrotting with Goway" blog articles

For some additional reading, the following articles are from our blog “Globetrotting with Goway”….. a great source of information for those people who are, or who want to be, world travellers!

Four Perfect Days in Buenos Aires on an Argentina Vacation

Best of the Barrios – Unlocking Buenos Aires on Your Argentina Vacation

A Unique First South America Vacation – Argentina, Chile and Bolivia

Top 5 Sites to Be Seen on South America Tours

Get Up Close and Personal With South America’s Iguassu Falls

Ecotourism Destinations: Central and South America (Part 3)

A Taste of Mendoza – Argentina’s Wine Country

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Buenos Aires, Argentina

Landmarks and Icons of Buenos Aires, Argentina

Explore the Majestic Iguassu Falls on South American Tours

Some of the Most Amazing Waterfalls to be Found on a Goway Vacation

Treks of South America – Part 2: The Patagonias (Chile and Argentina)

 A Personal Observation on the Rise of Luxury Travel in South America

A 3 Day Tango in Buenos Aires


Argentina Travel Information

At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy to navigate travel information section dedicated to Argentina tours.

Learn about the history and culture of Argentina, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about Argentina's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering Argentina for yourself. Start exploring… book one of our Argentina tours today!

 

Extend Your Trip

After your Argentina tours, why not consider another of Goway's Latin America tours. These include a large selection of other exciting countries. We offer Chile vacation packages and Easter Island tours, Ecuador vacation packages which include Galapagos cruises, Peru vacation packages which include Machu Picchu tours and Brazil tours including Iguassu Falls tours among many others.

 

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