Thursday, May 11, 2017

8 Top-Rated Day Trips from Buenos Aires

There are many things to see and do in the capital of Argentina dynamic making it difficult to rip yourself. But it's not up to see the surrounding area. Within the reach of an easy day, you can visit the charming old town where the local craft still practised; Spend the day at a beach resort of life; Meet gauchos and watch their riding skills at the estancia in the pamas; Learn to play polo; Or visit the picturesque old town in Uruguay, just across the river Rio de la Plata. Or spend a day on the town in a boat trip through the current of the River Delta of Tigre the winding. You will soon notice that not all of the attractions are located in Buenos Aires.


1. Delta Tigre

Before it enters the sea, the river broke through the small river network Tigre that separates hundreds of small islands. The larger has a small cities and popular summer home for people from the city, riding back and forth on a boat motor lean bus system that serves as a delta. Ride through the channel coated high pampas grass and stops in small towns or in the Riverside restaurant is a favourite weekend pastime. Or you can follow the tour to visit this beautiful area.

Stop at Martin Garcia, one of the big island, admire the 16th-century buildings and a handsome summer home and visit the local museum. Another favorite activity in the delta is swimming, kayaking, horseback riding, fishing, and exploring the many footpaths. Local fish is the specialty of the restaurant, as well as traditional roasts. When you've finished your lunch or dinner and a walk around the field, the waiter you'll lose the next passing ships for your trip back to Buenos Aires.


2. San Antonio de Areco

Only 110 kilometers from Buenos Aires, the city of San Antonio de Areco is located in the heart of the pampas, a vast grassland is home Argentina dairy farms (or estancias) and gauchos who care for them. The town dates back to the year 1730, although the settlement was begun a century earlier. It still has the air of the city, especially on the farm festival gaucho last November, when filled with the gauchos on horseback to their premises, type of Criollo are known for their intelligence. Overlooking the main square is a traditional church of San Antonio de Padua, and you can walk through the streets with the original architecture is preserved well.

More than 100 craftsmen worked here, keeping the tradition of silver handicraft, pottery, rope work, leather craft, carpentry, hand woven and alive. This is the place to buy a poncho handmade silver buckles, belts, leather, and wood carving. Some of the local estancias farmer-welcome visitors for horse riding, watching a demonstration of horse-riding gaucho, or enjoy the traditional Asado beef ribs baked on top of the spit. You can learn more about the history and traditions of the Museo Gauchesco Ricardo local Güiraldes.

3. Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay

In less than an hour, you can drive a ferry across the Rio de la Plata to Uruguay and spacious colonial town of Colonia del Sacramento. You must bring your Passport, but a little border formalities, customs officers and the two countries share one Office, where you will stop briefly. Walk (or ride a golf cart that easily rented) around the paved streets in the oldest city of Uruguay, which was founded by the Portuguese in 1680, to see colonial buildings painted. The historic centre of Colonia has been crowned as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Its main attraction is the city itself, though there is the Basilica del Sanctísimo Sacramento and a number of small museum, are all included in one ticket. From the top of the lighthouse, which rises from the ruins of a stone monastery early, you can get a 360 degree view of the city and the coastal strip to Rio de la Plata.

4. A Day with Gauchos at an Estancia

To really immerse yourself in the culture of the traditional gaucho, spend a day with them at estancia in the pamphlet. You can arrange this directly with some estancias or you can enter the tour includes transportation from the city. Full day tours usually include a variety of activities that may include breeding, horse-riding or touring farms in the cart or chariot. There will be a demonstration of the skills of the gauchos, as grazing cattle, race, and the game is a traditional gaucho on horseback. Some of them are performing the traditional folk music and dances the tango; Warm food is beef roasted over a fire is always a highlight.

5. La Plata

The first town planned by South America, La Plata was designed as the provincial capital and starting in 1882. Although the city is following the plan's geometric grid grid that is consistent with the ordinary diagonal roads, government buildings reflect a number of different architectural styles. These variations, in addition to the parks that meet the plaza every seven blocks, makes La Plata became cities which are interesting to visit. Neo-Gothic Cathedral known with 37 stained glass windows of France and Germany. Museo de La Plata, a museum of natural science and archaeology, considered the best in South America, with an exhibition of Mummies and relics of Egypt; Reconstruction of a dinosaur skeleton; The culture of pre-Columbian; And specimens of birds, animals, reptiles, and insects. On 600 acres of Pereyra Iraola Park is the Observatory and Zoo. The beach of Punta Lara, not far from the Centre, very popular for water sports, including windsurfing and sailing.

6 learn to play Polo in the Puesto Viejo Estancia

Argentina is almost as famous for its polo like tango, and you can study both on the way over here. Buses run to Cañuelas, or you can do a day tour which includes transportation from Buenos Aires Puesto Viejo Estancia right into. After touring farms and cages with professional polo, you will climb the horse to learn the art of playing polo. Lessons tailored to experience level, starting from the first racer to experts. Between two of these lessons is a traditional lunch, and during the Argentina polo, September to may, before returning to the city, you will see the polo Club members and professional play. All basic equipment included.

7. Tandil

To the southeast of Buenos Aires, Tandil sitting in the pampas, where the surrounding farms supported by El Tigre Mountain Range. A combination of meadows, rivers, and mountain slopes make it a good outdoor activities centre, especially mountain biking, hang gliding, kayaking, horseback riding and rock climbing. Just south of the city, the Reserva Natural Sierra del Tigre is a natural stone Hills area are famous for their spring wildflowers.

In the mid 1800 's, attracting a number of Tandil immigrants from Europe, mainly from Italy, Spain, and Denmark. Their influence is still evident in the dishes they bring. Agriculture and local food traditions is combined to make this city as a Center for food producers, primarily the special cheese and processed meats, which are known throughout Argentina. Learn about this rich immigrant heritage in Museo Fuerte Independencia Tradicionalista.

8. Mar Del Plata
A resort beach vacation class shamelessly, Mar del Plata crowded in January and February, summer in Argentina, but they remain open throughout the season-off, this is the best time to go. Along with great beaches are sand dunes and rocky cliffs to explore and exercise opportunities that include cycling, paragliding, sailing, surfing, windsurfing, diving, and fishing. You can do the latter from the dock or in a full day sportfishing outing. With a large fleet of colourful fishing boats, Mardel-as the locals call it – is the place for fresh seafood served in restaurants that line the harbor. Look for sea lions here too, and for a very lovable sea lions on the beach.

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