Places to visit in Argentina

Discover our guide to the most exciting, memorable and inspiring places to visit.

Lake District Argentina

Argentine lake district

This region of snow-dipped volcanes, sapphire lakes and dense alpine forests is linked to the Chilean lake district by the Lakes Crossing, one of the continent’s most stunning passes.

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Buenos Aires

Dynamic, stylish and nostalgic, Buenos Aires is one of South America’s most elegant cities. Discover colonial plazas, shady avenues, quirky antique fairs, street art, world famous theatres and football stadiums.

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Horse Riding Cordoba

Cordoba and the Central Sierras

The rolling hills and pampas plains of this region are ideal for horse riding, while Córdoba is an upbeat city with a beautifully preserved colonial centre to wander in.

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Los Glaciares

El Calafate and Los Glaciares National Park

The sprawling ice fields of Los Glaciares National Park are a frozen wilderness, from which flow 13 enormous glaciers into the lakes Argentino and Viedma.

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Fitz Roy

El Chalten and the Fitz Roy Massif

Turquoise lagoons and lush beech forests skirt the ice-capped towers of the Fitz Roy massif.

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Ibera wetlands

These marshy wetlands are home to caiman, otters, howler monkeys and wolves, plus hundreds of species of bird.

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Iguazu Falls

Iguazu Falls – Argentinian side

Set amongst subtropical rainforest alive with birds and butterflies, the thundering Iguazú Falls are one of South America’s most awe-inspiring natural sights. Venture out on panoramic walkways overlooking the tumultuous Devil’s Throat.

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Mendoza and the vineyards

The self-proclaimed ‘land of sunshine and wine’ is studded with lush vineyards and overlooked by the snow-capped Andes.

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Salta and the northwest Andes

The landscapes of Salta and the northwest Andes vary from rust red canyons to verdant forests, pre-Columbian ruins to baroque colonial towns.

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The Pampas

Stretching south and west from Buenos Aires are the yawning plains and fertile soils of the pampas.

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Tierra del Fuego

Located at the end of the world is the wilderness island of Tierra del Fuego, carved through by icy streams, waterfalls and glaciers and mantled by evergreen forests.

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Peninsula Valdes

Valdes Peninsula and Atlantic Patagonia

The tawny steppes and jagged cliffs of the Valdés Peninsula on the Atlantic coast of northern Patagonia are home to staggeringly diverse wildlife reserves.

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