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When is the best time to visit the lake district of Argentina?

The main towns of the lake district are full of visitors in the summer months Dec-Feb, when the weather is at its best. Mar-Apr and Sep-Nov can be lovely seasons with rich autumn colours and blossoms respectively, and the towns and hotels won’t be bursting at the seams. Winter (Jul-Aug) is the ski season.
For more detailed information visit our When To Go section.

What language is spoken in the lake district of Argentina?

The main language spoken in the Lake District is Spanish.

What currency do I need in the lake district of Argentina?

The Argentine Peso is the main currency used in the Lake District. Argentina is more cash-orientated than the UK and some other Latin American countries. Sometimes, in more remote areas, only cash is accepted.
Although ATMs are available some clients have difficulties withdrawing cash so it’s best not to rely on them. Local ATM fees can be high and the amount you can take out is usually much lower than in the UK.

What is the time difference between the lake district of Argentina and the UK?

The time difference between the lake district of Argentina and the UK is GMT -3 hours. Sometimes daylight saving is observed in the summer, but this is announced ad hoc on a year-on-year basis.

What other places combine well with the lake district of Argentina?

Chile’s lake district, a full day trip by boat and road across the Andes; Mendoza in the wine producing region, twice weekly flights (1hr 45mins; El Calafate and Ushuaia in southern Patagonia, sporadic service in summer only (1hr 40mins) or via Buenos Aires.

How do I get to the lake district of Argentina?

There are many daily flights from Buenos Aires to Bariloche (2hrs 10mins) and 3 flights a week from the capital to San Martín (2hrs 20mins).

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