Nahuel Huapi National Park

Established in 1934, the Nahuel Huapi National Park is the oldest national park in Argentina. It surrounds Nahuel Huapi Lake in the foothills of the Patagonian Andes. The largest of the national parks in the region, it has an area of 7,050 km2 (2,720 sq mi), or nearly 2 million acres. Its landscapes represent the…

Lanin National Park

Lanín National Park is a 413,000 ha area located in the southwest of Neuquén province, in the Argentine Patagonia, bordering Chile to the West and Nahuel Huapí National Park to the South. It was created in 1937 to protect and preserve an important area of Andean-Patagonic Forests, especially the Monkey-puzzle trees (Araucaria araucana), the Raulí…

Iberá Wetlands Argentina

The Ibera Wetlands are located in the North East of Argentina at the centre of a province called Corrientes. Famed for its huge biodiversity, it is the home of some exceptionally rare and beautiful animals. Birdwatchers and other wildlife hunters come from all over the world to catch a glimpse of some of the less…

Planetarium

Officially called Parque Tres de Febrero, the Bosques de Palermo (Forests of Palermo) is a focal point of Buenos Aires. Many compare this area to New York’s Central Park, as it is an expansive green space, covering 25 hectares, with a variety of foliage and landscaping. Within the park, which is located between the wide…

La Recoleta Cemetery

La Recoleta Cemetery is a cemetery located in the Recoleta neighbourhood of Buenos Aires, Argentina. It contains the graves of notable people, including Eva Perón, presidents of Argentina, Nobel Prize winners, the founder of the Argentine Navy and a granddaughter of Napoleon. In 2011, the BBC hailed it as one of the world’s best cemeteries,…

Teatro Colón

Overlooking the Plaza Lavalle in the heart of Buenos Aires stands the recently refurbished magnificent Teatro Colón. This historic building has an eclectic style, typical of the beginning of the 20th century. Today it is home to the opera, ballet, and philharmonic concert performances and is a major tourist attraction. The main hall, in the…

Punta Tombo

Punta Tombo is truly a unique and pristine part of Patagonia. This five hundred acre Argentina National Park provides a nesting ground for the Magellan penguin population. Each year during the warmer days of spring over half a million penguins come to the Patagonia coasts in order to breed. One of the greatest features to…

Museo Nacional de Belles Artes

The Museo Nacional de Belles Artes is the primary national museum of Argentina and is located in the Recoleta area of Buenos Aires. It exhibits a permanent collection of Argentinean, South American and European Art, from the middle ages to the present including sculpture, painting and drawing. It is a public institution open to all…

Talampaya National Park

In La Rioja province, Argentina, an amazing proof of nature’s magnificence and beauty is situated. The Talampaya National Park is the most visited site of the region. What makes everyone so intrigued about this national park is its diverse rock formations that stand there in various shapes. The name of Talampaya in Quechua (the official…