Captivating tourist centres in Argentina

Los Glaciares National Park Calyponte/ookaboo

Los Glaciares National Park ©Calyponte/ookaboo

As we all know, Argentina is a wonderful country, being home to dozens of interesting natural or cultural sights. If you are planning a journey to this spectacular country, I have some good news for you: you will surely return from your holiday with a memorable experience. There are numerous captivating tourist centres in Argentina of which I will present you below the most spectacular ones. Whether you prefer to visit natural jewels or cultural attractions on your holidays, you will surely find at least one sight that will suit your preference. If you don’t know which one to choose, read the following guide. It will surely help you!

The Iguazú National Park

Situated in the province of Misiones, the astonishing Iguazú National Park is with no doubt one of the most captivating tourist centres in Argentina. It is considered one of the most popular and most visited tourist attractions of the country. The Iguazu Waterfalls are considered some of the world’s most breathtaking and biggest waterfalls. This spectacular natural jewel actually lies on the border of Brazil and Argentina. The Argentine side is protected within the Iguazú National Park which can be visited daily: between April and September from 8:00 to 18:00 and between October and March from 7:30 to 18:30. (March 2013) If you visit Argentina, I think you shouldn’t miss this fascinating tourist attraction.

Visitors at the Iguazu Falls Nouhailler/Flickr

Visitors at the Iguazu Falls ©Nouhailler/Flickr

San Ignacio Miní

This amazing World Heritage Site is with no doubt one of the most beautiful cultural jewels of Argentina. San Ignacio Miní was actually a mission founded by the Jesuits in 1632. The ruined mission is considered one of the best preserved of its kind in South America and attracts a large number of visitors due to its accessibility. If you love ruined buildings or structures, I suggest you to visit the beautiful San Ignacio Miní. You can find it in the Misiones Province.

San Ignacio Mini Juan/ookaboo

San Ignacio Mini ©Juan/ookaboo

The Los Glaciares National Park

Another fascinating and breathtaking national park of Argentina is the popular Los Glaciares National Park. Located in the province of Santa Cruz, the national park is considered one of the most beautiful natural attractions of the country. It occupies an area of about 4.400 km² and includes numerous breathtaking glaciers, including the Perito Moreno Glacier, the Viedma Glacier, the Upsala Glacier and so on. Visiting this captivating tourist attraction is undoubtedly a memorable experience.

Los Glaciares National Park Calyponte/ookaboo

Los Glaciares National Park ©Calyponte/ookaboo

The Valdes Peninsula

This peninsula is popular among visitors due to the wild animals which can be seen here. The Valdes Peninsula is among the most attractive sights in Argentina. It can be found in the Viedma Department and it is a significant nature reserve. The coastline is abundant in wildlife, including sea lions, fur seals, elephant seals and the breathtaking Southern right whale. Do you love wildlife? Don’t miss this astonishing destination!

Tierra del Fuego

The province of Tierra del Fuego is actually separated from the mainland by the Strait of Magellan. Among the highlights of the province are Ushuaia and the Tierra del Fuego National Park. The breathtaking national park is famous for its spectacular glaciers, waterfalls, mountains and forests, not to mention its wildlife. It is with no doubt a captivating tourist destination.



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