Top 5 city breaks in Argentina

The Water Palace, Buenos Aires  blmurch/Flickr

The Water Palace, Buenos Aires ©blmurch/Flickr

There are innumerable sights in Argentina which make this country a top tourist destination. The South American country includes numerous natural wonders, large cities, historic attractions, ski resorts, wine regions and other kind of sights. Many of these tourist attractions are unique and world renowned. I have already presented you numerous aspects relating to the major destinations of Argentina.

Below I will give you some useful info relating to the most popular cities of the country. These cities attract both business and leisure travelers due to their unique attractions, gorgeous scenery, sports activities or recreational facilities. Are you interested to find out the top 5 city breaks in Argentina? Read the following guide.

Buenos Aires

The immense sprawling capital city, Buenos Aires is a fantastic cosmopolitan area, also known as the “Paris of the South”. The city boasts in fantastic landmarks and visitor attractions. Sightseeing tours are very popular among tourists, just like the nightlife of the city. The sensual tango is very attractive among tourists. This city is a must for those who visit Argentina.

The Water Palace, Buenos Aires  blmurch/Flickr

The Water Palace, Buenos Aires ©blmurch/Flickr


Cordoba is nicknamed the “Heartland of Argentina” due to its geographic location. The famous city of Argentina has retained its colonial history. There are numerous sights to visit here, including historical buildings like churches and cathedrals, museums, parks, nightlife venues and so on. Argentina’s second largest city is surrounded by mountains and valleys, being even more attractive for tourists.

Cordoba Cathedral Expat Bob/Flickr

Cordoba Cathedral ©Expat Bob/Flickr


The province of Mendoza, including its capital, is famous for being the center of the Argentine wine industry. There are numerous sights to see and things to do in this city. The main attraction of the city and its surroundings are of course the nearby vineyards. There are organized numerous visits to these vineyards and wine tastings.


San Carlos de Bariloche is famous for being a popular ski resort in Argentina. The city attracts tourists all year round, being located in Patagonia. Summer sailing on the nearby Lake Nahuel Huapi and skiing during winter season are the most attractive activities in the area. Bariloche is a prime tourist destination, dragging innumerable visitors each year.

View over Bariloche Matito/Flickr

View over Bariloche ©Matito/Flickr


Located on the Beagle Channel, the southernmost city of the world, Ushuaia is surrounded by gorgeous mountains and waters. Ushuaia is nicknamed the “End of the World”. Summer season is ideal for trekking tours, mountain biking, horseback riding, sporting fishing and gorgeous tours along the Beagle Canal and Cape Horn. If you would like to make yourself an unforgettable experience, I recommend you to visit the fantastic city of Ushuaia.





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