ARGENTINA DESTINATION GUIDE
Argentina is a travellers paradise for so many reasons. Being a huge country, the eighth largest in the world, it has a wide array of landscapes and climates. There is breathtaking scenery, plenty of culture and cosmopolitan cities to be explored – there is quite simply something for everyone to be found there.
For the nature lover there is plenty to keep them occupied; the vast plains of Patagonia, South America’s highest peak - Aconcagua, glaciers, walks among penguins, whale watching, the beautiful lake district and the spectacular Iguazu Falls.
For the city folk Buenos Aires is one of the most captivating world capitals with its wide boulevards, designer shops, beautiful old world architecture, steamy tango dance halls, delicious restaurants and stylish residents. The European influence combined with a Latin American twist results in a fascinating city.
Surrounding Buenos Aires you have the seemingly never ending Pampas with their roaming gauchos and stunning vistas offering a welcome respite from the hustle and bustle of the city.
There is so much to see and do in Argentina that rarely will one trip be enough. For the active holidaymaker there is horse riding, polo, skiing and trekking to name a few. There is also the magnificent wine region around Mendoza where you can cycle between the different vineyards sampling all the delicious wines and also see the wine making process in action.
Argentina is considered to have some of the most dramatic landscapes on earth with many natural attractions; the vast Pampas, wild Patagonia, the peaceful lake district and the awe inspiring Perito Moreno Glacier amongst many. Other places of interest to visit here include Salta in the north east with its multicoloured mountains, cacti, salt flats and llamas and the pretty town of Bariloche where you can ski and do all sorts of adventure sports.
It is an enthralling country with a lot of history and a wide range of cultural influences. This proud country’s population is descended from many different nations which is reflected today in its architecture, food and character making it an exhilarating destination with so many individual and unique places to enjoy.