Argentina travel is a very unique experience. Discover why it's South America's choicest destination.
Explore, dream, discover Argentina travel but watch out!!...it's addictive.
You might end up staying longer than expected or even worse...
by not leaving at all...
Argentina could very well be defined by two words only: passion and exuberance.
Nothing there is taken lightly, whether it's food, soccer, politics, nightlife or friendship, to mention but some. You'll soon discover it, as soon as you do some Argentina travel of your own.
Have you ever seen a group of people engaged in a conversation about soccer or politics? Oh man, that's something to see, Argentina people is passionate with just about everything!
Equally, when ready to do some Buenos Aires tourism, go to La Bombonera soccer stadium - home to the legendary Boca Juniors - playing against its historical rival: River Plate. Passion builds up so thick that you can almost touch it!
In addition, Argentina is the most European influenced country in South America. You can see it written all over it, from languages spoken to architecture, food, fashion, antiques, culture and art.
No wonder Buenos Aires - capital of Argentina - is called the "Paris of South America".
So big that you might seek partnership before attacking one of them. Ask for a "bife de chorizo" or "parrillada" and you will agree with us.
Your Argentina travel experience wouldn't be completed until you try "empanadas", "locro" and "humita", that goes back to the times when the epic gaucho roamed the Pampas with his horse and guitar as sole companions.
Italian and Spanish food is also tremendously popular, from pizza to paella, and everything in between.
Here's some Argentina facts and figures...
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Capital: Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires
Population: 41.45 million (2013)
Area: 2,780,092 sq.km / 1,073,116 sq.ml.
Currency: Argentinian Peso (ARS)
Exchange Rate: ARS 4,33 per USD (March 2012)
Religion: Roman Catholic
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The list of places we would like you to visit is almost endless - Argentina is the 2nd biggest country in South America after Brazil. But let us immerse you first in the top eight places listed in the World Heritage List for South America by UNESCO. If you love nature these are a must-do destinations to cover in your Argentina tourism experience. By the way, check the full tentative list for South America as well.
For starters, let's do some Buenos Aires tourism, most likely to be your point of arrival, particularly if coming from abroad.
If you'll do some Argentina tourism in summer (December-March) you'll love to explore the Atlantic coast, especially Mar del Plata, also known as the Pearl of the Atlantic, and the wine region of Mendoza.
For winter instead (June to August), your favorite spots for Argentina tourism would be the Great Lakes area and the sky resorts of Bariloche, in Nahuel Huapy National Park and San Martin de los Andes,in the mythical Patagonia, that also offers countless opportunities for fly fishing enthusiasts. By the way, check the Patagonia Haiku Deck for a visual insight.
You may not be able to cover such a vast Argentina tourismapt to every budget and needs agenda in just one visit. Budgetary or time constrains, or both, are a burden sometimes. Not many of us have the resources to be non-stop travelers or to take a Gap Year in the midst of our busy lives. However, you can always plan a second or third trip helped by a very convenient exchange rate that let you enjoy a superb vacation for a fraction of international prices.
Yes, Argentina travel is not only beautiful, it's affordable as well. Don't miss it. Argentina tourism is South America's finest travel experience...
From upscale to modest, the variety of accommodation options is very broad, Find and compare best hotel rates in Argentina
For the independent/solo traveler, budget accommodation (hostels) is the best way to exprience Argentina tourism. Book hostels in Argentina here.