The largest of the countries in the Southern Cone – South America’s most prosperous region – Argentina has a strong cultural identity and personality, and the Argentinians are extremely proud of this. Buenos Aires is arguably South America’s most elegant capital city and can easily get under your skin. From the most intensely emotional Tango in the world to some of the finest cuisine and nightlife,’ BA’ as it is affectionately known, is a place of style and pure energy. However, despite having such a sophisticated at its hub, Argentina also has vast tracts of rugged, remote scenery and coastline which are every bit as intoxicating as the most romantic images suggest.
To the northeast, Iguazu Falls and her fiercely cascading waters will take your breath away and have to be seen to be believed. The Lake District area around Bariloche has a network of stunning lakes set against snow-capped peaks, like the incredible views from Cerro Otto. Patagonia and the Tierra del Fuego, the ‘the land of the end of the earth ‘whose tip points toward the Antarctic, will mystify with its unending sense of space and majestic landscapes. The appeal of the winelands surrounding Mendoza is obvious - the area produces 70% of the nation’s wine, and we defy you to leave empty handed, but the scenery here is also picturesque and aching to be explored by foot or horseback.
Despite having such a sophisticated at its hub, Argentina also has vast tracts of rugged, remote scenery and coastline which are every bit as intoxicating as the most romantic images suggest.