Top convincing reasons to visit Rio Negro Province

Nahuel Huapi Lake en.wikipedia.org

Nahuel Huapi Lake ©en.wikipedia.org

The province of Rio Negro is situated in the northern part of Patagonia. The capital city of the province is Viedma, but there are also other important cities within the province, including Bariloche, General Roca and Cipoletti. The area is beautiful, being home to numerous tourist destinations and visitor attractions, including a part of the Andes, the Nahuel Huapi National Park, Las Grutas, San Carlos de Bariloche and so on. If you find this description convincing and would like to make a visit to this spectacular province, I suggest you to read the following article. I will present you the top convincing reasons to visit Rio Negro Province.

The Andes

The wonderful Andes Mountains are considered the world’s longest continental mountains, being about 7.000 km long. From north to south, it extends through seven countries, including Argentina. Outside of Asia (the Himalaya), the Andes are considered the highest mountains of the world. A part of the Andes can be found on the area of the province of Rio Negro. The Andes range is very popular within the province, including numerous highlights like the Nahuel Huapi National Park, the fantastic city and ski resort of San Carlos de Bariloche and so on.

The Nahuel Huapi National Park

The spectacular and breathtaking national park was established in 1934, being the oldest of its kind in Argentina. The Nahuel Huapi National Park surrounds a huge and beautiful lake with the same name. The park lies on a huge surface of about 7.000 km2 and the breathtaking landscapes are characteristic to the north Patagonian Andean Zone. The national park is an extremely popular destination among tourists. There are numerous opportunities for practicing activities, including trekking, mountain biking, kayaking, rock-climbing and even skiing. Besides, there is another point of interest in the park: the ski resort of San Carlos de Bariloche situated in the southern part of the Nahuel Huapi Lake.

Nahuel Huapi Lake en.wikipedia.org

Nahuel Huapi Lake ©en.wikipedia.org

San Carlos de Bariloche

As a major tourist destination of the province and even the entire country, San Carlos de Bariloche can be found in the Nahuel Huapi National Park. The major attractions of the city are the ski facilities. During the winter (summer for Europeans) Bariloche attracts thousands and even millions of tourists. During the summer the city attracts its visitors due to the possibility of swimming in the cool waters of the lake.

View over Bariloche jeferonix/Flickr

View over Bariloche ©jeferonix/Flickr

Las Grutas Beach

Las Grutas is actually a seaside resort on the Atlantic coast of the Rio Negro Province. It presents wide beaches and fine waters during the summer. The beach attracts thousands of visitors during the summer months.

Las Grutas Beach en.wikipedia.org

Las Grutas Beach ©en.wikipedia.org

Leave a Reply