Argentina in South America is a country where bustling cities and vast open countryside provide a unique combination ripe for exploration by visitors. From the culture and pace of Buenos Aires to the stunning tranquillity of the Andes, glaciers and the pampas, there is certainly no shortage of incredible sights to enjoy.
Buenos Aires Ezeiza Ministro Pistriani International Airport (EZE) is the key arrival point into the country from overseas. Argentina also has several other airports providing access to popular tourist destinations including Bariloche Teniente Luis Candelaria (BRC) in the lakes region, Mendoza El Plumerillo (MDZ) for the wine regions and Cordoba Pajas Blancas (COR) for Cordoba the country's cultural capital.
Buenos Aires is a stunning city packed with historical architecture and monuments. Visit the Recoleta cemetery which is host to the tomb of Eva Peron and a host of other hugely interesting tombs. In La Boca, the Latin culture is alive and well. Tango is danced outside rows of pretty cafes and restaurants throughout the day as diners enjoy the vast array of delicious local cuisines.
When getting around the vast country that is Argentina flights are readily available from Buenos Aires domestic airport, George Newburry (AEP). The country's long distance bus service also has a great reputation and a great way to see the contrasting landscapes unfold. The famous Iguassu Falls are located on the country's border with Brazil and accessible via Cataratas del Iguazz International Airport (IGR).
In Bariloche discover the natural beauty of the Andes surrounded by lakes and wildlife, or in Mendoza take a wine tour at one of the many vineyards. For the ultimate in Argentinean experiences, it is possible to train Gaucho style particularly in the pampas region with its many thousands of acres of scrubland. In the huge Patagonian region extending to the far south of the country experience the Glaciers National Park offers with its remarkable views including turquoise blue waterfalls and see local wildlife at the southernmost tip of South America in Tierra del Fuego, including gulls, condors and penguins.
With incredible landscapes, flora and fauna as well as cultural sights and sounds that will provide a truly memorable experience, there is certainly a lot to discover in Argentina.
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