Argentina is a massive South American nation with terrain encompassing Andes mountains, glacial lakes and Pampas grassland, the traditional grazing ground of its famed beef cattle. The country is famous for tango dance, music, juicy steaks and general love for futbol. Its big, cosmopolitan capital, Buenos Aires, is centered on the Plaza de Mayo, lined with stately 19th-century buildings including Casa Rosada, the iconic, balconied presidential palace.
Argentina is also a nature wonderland. It is home to cascading waterfalls,notably the Iguazu Falls, some of Andes’ highest peaks, beautiful deserts and mountains and salt flats. Be it world-renowned wines, majestic mountains and glaciers or even wildlife, you’re sure to find something to fall in love with at Argentina.
Things Not to Miss in Argentina
Trying your hand (or feet) at tango
Trek in Los Glaciares National Park
Standing in the Playa de Mayo in Buenos Aires
Wandering the cobblestoned streets of San Telmo in Buenos Aires
Seeing the Iguazu Falls
Sampling a local Malbec, perhaps at one of the local parrillas, or steak houses
Sitting in the stands for a futbol match
Driving through the Lake District
Explore Cordova, a university town with Colonial architecture
Best time to visit Argentina
All Year Round
November – March (especially in the Andes Mountains and Patagonia)