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Cities of Argentina.

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Buenos Aires: As the capital and largest city of Argentina, Buenos Aires is a must-visit destination. It is known for its rich culture, tango music and dance, European-inspired architecture, and a thriving arts and culinary scene. Popular attractions include the iconic Obelisco (map), the colorful neighborhood of La Boca (map), the grand Plaza de Mayo (map), and the lively street markets of San Telmo (map).

Bariloche: Located in the Andes foothills in the Argentine Patagonia, Bariloche (map) is a picturesque city surrounded by stunning lakes, mountains, and forests. It is a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts, offering activities like hiking, skiing, fishing, and boating. Additionally, Bariloche is famous for its Swiss-style architecture, chocolate shops, and the scenic Circuito Chico route.

Mendoza: Situated in the heart of Argentina’s wine country, Mendoza (map) attracts wine lovers from around the world. The city is known for its vineyards, wineries, and wine tours. Visitors can explore the picturesque vineyards, taste the region’s famous Malbec wines, and enjoy outdoor activities such as horseback riding and rafting in the nearby Andes mountains.

Cordoba: Located in the central region of Argentina, Cordoba (map) is a vibrant city with a rich colonial history and a youthful atmosphere due to its many universities. The city is famous for its well-preserved Jesuit Block, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which includes impressive churches, museums, and the oldest university in Argentina. Cordoba also serves as a gateway to the scenic landscapes of the Sierras de Cordoba mountain range.

Iguazu Falls: While technically not a city, Iguazu Falls (map) is an unmissable natural wonder that attracts a significant number of tourists. Located on the border between Argentina and Brazil, the falls consist of a system of over 270 cascades surrounded by lush rainforest. Visitors can explore the national park, take boat tours to get close to the falls, and walk along various trails to experience breathtaking views of this awe-inspiring natural marvel.

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#1 Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires, regarded as the “Paris of South America”, offers elegant architecture, exquisite cuisine, and legendary nightlife.

#2 Visit Bariloche

Bariloche is renowned for its stunning natural beauty, characterized by snow-capped mountains, crystal-clear lakes, and lush forests.

#3 Visit Salta

Salta’s rich history, well-preserved Spanish colonial architecture, stunning landscapes, make it a captivating destination in northwest.

Regions of Argentina.

Tourist information about the regions of Argentina.

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Here are some of the most popular tourist regions in Argentina:

Buenos Aires and the Pampas: The capital city, Buenos Aires, is a major tourist hub and the starting point for many visitors to Argentina. The city offers a mix of European and Latin American influences, with vibrant neighborhoods, tango clubs, historic sites, and renowned museums. The surrounding Pampas region is known for its vast plains, traditional estancias (ranches), and gaucho culture.

Patagonia: Located in the southern part of Argentina, *Patagonia is a region of stunning natural beauty. It encompasses diverse landscapes, including snow-capped mountains, glaciers, pristine lakes, and vast steppes. Popular destinations in Patagonia include Bariloche (map), with its lakes and mountains, El Calafate (map) and the famous Perito Moreno Glacier (map), Ushuaia (the southernmost city in the world), and the awe-inspiring landscapes of Torres del Paine National Park in neighboring Chile.

Iguazu Falls: Straddling the border between Argentina and Brazil, Iguazu Falls is one of the world’s most spectacular natural wonders. The falls consist of a series of cascades surrounded by lush rainforest, offering breathtaking views and a range of activities, including boat tours and nature walks.

Mendoza and Wine Country: Located in western Argentina, Mendoza (map) is known for its vineyards, wineries, and stunning mountain scenery. It is the heart of Argentina’s wine country, where visitors can tour vineyards, sample world-class wines, and enjoy outdoor activities such as hiking, horseback riding, and rafting.

Northwest Argentina: The northwest region of Argentina is known for its rugged landscapes, colorful mountains, colonial towns, and rich indigenous culture. Popular destinations include Salta, with its well-preserved colonial architecture and the famous Train to the Clouds, and the breathtaking *Quebrada de Humahuaca, a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Atlantic Coast: Argentina’s Atlantic Coast stretches for thousands of kilometers, offering beautiful beaches, resort towns, and wildlife watching opportunities. *Mar del Plata (map) is a popular beach resort, while Peninsula Valdes (tours & excursions) is known for its diverse marine life, including whales, penguins, and sea lions.

Useful websites.

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VISAS & IMMIGRATION.

Apply for a visitor visa. Find out what document you need to travel, visit family and friends, do business, or transit through Argentina.

Wines of Argentina.

The official website of Wines of Argentina promotes Argentinean wines and offers valuable information about wine regions, and wine-related activities.

Iguazu Falls.

Iguazu Falls, located on the border of Argentina and Brazil, is one of the most awe-inspiring natural wonders in the world.

Wines of Argentina (Vinos de Argentina): The official website of Wines of Argentina promotes Argentinean wines and offers valuable information about wine regions, wineries, tastings, events, and wine-related activities. It provides a comprehensive guide for wine enthusiasts and travelers interested in exploring Argentina’s wine culture.

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