Argentina

Destinations

Destinations


Regions

 Andean Northwest (Catamarca, Jujuy, La Rioja, Tucuman, western portions of Saltaand Santiago del Estero)
 Chaco (Chaco, Formosa, eastern portions of Salta and Santiago del Estero)
 Cuyo (Mendoza, San Juan, San Luis)
 Mesopotamia (Corrientes, Entre Rios, Misiones)
 Pampas (Buenos Aires, City of Buenos Aires, Córdoba, La Pampa, Santa Fe)
 Patagonia (Chubut, Neuquen, Rio Negro, Santa Cruz)
 Tierra del Fuego (Ushuaia)

In addition, the Falkland Islands, a United KingdomOverseas Territory, are claimed by Argentina as the Islas Malvinas, but as they are not ruled by Argentina, they are covered in their own article. That fact should not be construed as expressing approval or disapproval of either side's claims.


Cities

  • Buenos Aires — or "Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires", which people occasionally call Capital Federal to distinguish it from the province of Buenos Aires
  • Córdoba — second largest city, in the heart of the Pampas region
  • Rosario — third largest city known for its beautiful neoclassical architecture
  • Mendoza — well known for its extensive and high quality wine production. It is also near the Aconcagua, the highest mountain outside of the Himalayas. Mendoza is the capital of the province of Mendoza.
  • San Miguel de Tucuman — the largest city in the northwest and the fifth largest city in Argentina
  • La Plata — known as "the perfect city" for its tracing; just look at a map of the street pattern of the city
  • Salta — known as 'La Linda' due to its beautiful surroundings
  • San Juan — a focus of quality wine production
  • San Carlos de Bariloche — in the foothills of the Andes with lots of facilities for skiing and trekking. Known for its picturesque snow-covered landscapes and the European style of its buildings

Other destinations

  • El Calafate — the main destination when visiting the Glaciers National Park; advancing to the Perito Moreno Glacier is a must when visiting Argentina
  • Ibera Wetlands — a nature reserve of 13,000 km² with its eco village Colonia Carlos Pellegrini right in the heart of the reserve
  • Iguazú Falls — awesome falls right in the north-east corner of the country
  • Nahuel Huapi National Park — at the foothills of the Andes mountains with lakes, rivers, waterfalls, peaks, glaciers and forests

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