Buenos Aires is the great cosmopolitan doorway to South America. This great metropolis has managed to preserve European traditions in the new world and earned itself the nickname 'the Paris of South America'. Choose how you would like to enjoy this unique city on your vacation.
Buenos Aires has many highlights and AR Tourism has put together some recommended tours that allow visitors to get the most out of their time in this vibrant metropolis.
Buenos Aires Recommended Tours
Buenos Aires Highlights:
People and Neighborhoods
The vibrant city of Buenos Aires has many neighborhoods to explore. Besides different sights, each neighborhood has its own character and flavor. Visit luxurious Recoleta, colorful La Boca, authentic San Telmo, trendy Palermo, and the bustling city-center of Buenos Aires.
Buenos Aires offers world class dining to the visitor. Argentine steak houses are unmatched the world over, which is to be expected from a country that has many more cows than people. Additionally, fine French and Italian restaurants serve delicious, authentic food in traditional European decor.
The Argentine people love to celebrate life. There are numerous nightlife venues throughout Buenos Aires, with the Argentine Tango at the heart of the after hours scene. The city practically dances to the sound of a tango ballad, and this sultry dance can be witnessed at many public gatherings around town. Some bars and clubs specialize in tango performances, offering guests a phenomenal show.
Buenos Aires Tours and Services:
The city of Buenos Aires is extremely interesting, but it is quite large. A half-day city tour will give you an overview of the city and serve as a foundation for exploring its many sights in the days that follow. Your knowledgeable guide will pick you up at your hotel, show you the main sight, and then drop you off wherever you are going next.
Tango Dinner and Show:
The Argentine Tango is a beautiful dance that thrives in its birthplace, Buenos Aires. Tango shows in Buenos Aires do not simply show couples dancing, but offer truly magnificent theatrical performances.
Buenos Aires Night Tour:
Buenos Aires comes alive with the setting of the sun. The monuments light up the starry sky, and life seems to enter a different dimension. On this tour, you will visit the most interesting monuments in Buenos Aires under the cover of night.
Buenos Aires is located only minutes away from world-class golf courses. Take an afternoon out to play a great course, and relax while AR Tourism handles all the logistics. If you are interested in a golfing vacation in Argentina, AR Tourism can help.
More Buenos Aires Golfing Information
Tickets to Theaters and Events:
Buenos Aires is home to the excellent Theatro Colon. Attending a concert or performance at this great theater and opera house during your stay in Buenos Aires offers an unforgettable experience.
Soccer Match Tour:
Soccer, or as the locals say futbol
, is an Argentine passion. Visit a futbol match in Buenos Aires' two great stadiums in La Boca and Palermo and cheer as the Boca Juniors and River Plate take on challenging opponents. You may just have an unforgettable spectator experience.
Jewish City Tour:
The Jewish people have a long-standing community in Argentina. This specialized tour will give you a good historical overview and an insight into the Jewish community in Argentina and Buenos Aires. Informative tours of various lengths are available Monday through Thursday in Buenos Aires.
More Information on Jewish Tours in Argentina
Buenos Aires Day-trips:
Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay
Colonia is a unique colonial town with narrow cobblestone streets flanked by whitewashed buildings. A trip to this charming town is like a trip back in time. Colonia is only a one hour ferry ride from Buenos Aires, and the close proximity allows for a great day-trip.
More Colonia Highlights
Tigre and The Parana River Delta:
Just north of Buenos Aires is a beautiful ecological zone on the canals of the Parana River. Take a boat excursion down the canals of the Parana River, and walk around the street market in the little town of Tigre.
Gaucho Tour and San Antonio del Areco:
This full-day excursion offers the perfect overview of Argentina's original gaucho
, or cowboy, culture. Visit a beautiful cattle ranch in the pasturelands where you will enjoy an authentic meal and show. Then visit the small charismatic gaucho town of San Antonio del Areco. Only an hour and half away from Buenos Aires, a slice of old Argentina is easily reached by the visitor.
Guest Ranches and Vacation Homes:
Go to an authentic Argentinean estancia
, or guest ranch, in the countryside. Take a day trip, or stay overnight and enjoy hiking, horse-back riding, boating, fishing and the beautiful vistas of this quiet nature retreat. Your hosts at these residences will provide you with delicious meals and comfortable accommodations, and they will organize any of these activities for you.
A Selection of Guest Ranches
Buenos Aires Lodging Option:
Apartment Rental in Buenos Aires:
AR Tourism is a partner of 2RentBuenosAires, a company that specializes in renting apartments to tourists to Argentina. Choices of studios, 1, or 2 bedroom apartments is available. Rent an apartment in Buenos Aires and experience the difference between going to a hotel and having the comforts of home away from home. Prime locations in Recoleta are available with welcomed amenities such as WiFi Internet and daily maid service.
Select your Buenos Aires Apartment on 2RentBuenosAires.com
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