Overview for Argentina
It is a country rich in contrasts with a European feel and a people with
a true passion for life.
Argentina has an array of natural wonders, from impressive Andean mountain peaks to the Pampean plains where Guacho Cowboys tend to their herds. In the north lie tropical jungles and Iguazu Falls, whilst the south is home to Patagonia where its beauty lies in deep isolation.
The cosmopolitan capital of Buenos Aires is a culture lover’s delight, full of grand architecture and remnants of a tumultuous political past.
Stroll along café lined boulevards where the sounds of tango echo from dance halls or shop at designer boutiques in glamorous Recoleta.
At night dine in one of the many parrillas famed for their Argentine beef and great local wines finished off with the popular local drink Yerba Maté.
Travel across the famed Rio de la Plata and you arrive in Montevideo, the capital of Uruguay.
Art deco and neoclassical architecture around Ciudad Vieja and the Plaza de Independecia, to the laid back beach towns of Punta Carretas and Pocitos, make this an interesting stop on any South American adventure.
Travel to the Uruguayan country side where ranch culture reigns supreme and visit the UNESCO World Heritage town of Colonia del Sacramento filled with old colonial buildings and a fascinating past.