15 days in Central Argentina Itinerary

15 days in Central Argentina Itinerary

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15 days in Central Argentina Itinerary

Start: Newcastle upon Tyne
+3
Fly + shuttle + foot + bus:  21​h
1
Lujan
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Tigre
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
La Cumbre
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Cordoba
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
5
Mar del Plata
— 2 nights
+3
Fly + shuttle + foot + shuttle:  3​h 30​min
6
La Plata
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  20​h 30​min
End: Newcastle upon Tyne

2
nights
Lujan

Lujan ©
The small riverfront town of Lujan is best known for its main attraction, the imposing Gothic-style church dedicated to the patron saint of Argentina, Our Lady of Lujan.
Venture out of the city with trips to LoDe Jime (in Mercedes), Castillo Pando Carabassa (in Pilar) and San Antonio de Areco (Parroquia San Antonio de Padua, Museo Draghi, & more). There's lots more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at ZOO Lujan, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de Lujan, experience the excitement of Vuela, and examine the collection at Museos & Cripta Basilica Nuestra Senora De Lujan.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Lujan road trip planning app .

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK to Lujan is an approximately 21-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Argentine Time (ART) is minus 3 hours. When traveling from Newcastle upon Tyne in July, plan for slightly colder days in Lujan, with highs around 13°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to drive to Tigre.

Things to do in Lujan

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

San Antonio de Areco, Estancia El Ombu de Areco, Vuela, LoDe Jime, Castillo Pando Carabassa
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Vuela ©
Vuela
ZOO Lujan ©
ZOO Lujan
Basilica de Lujan ©
Basilica de Lujan

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Tigre

Tigre ©
Teeming with weekend visitors and day-trippers from the national capital, Tigre and its lush nature offer a range of opportunities for exploring the great outdoors.
On the 13th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de San Isidro, then look for gifts at La Boutique Del Libro, then find something for the whole family at Parque de la Costa, and finally explore the world behind art at Museo de arte Tigre. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Minka-Museo de Arte Moderno La Casa de Japon, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Temaiken Biopark, and then don't miss a visit to Bahia Grande Nordelta.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Tigre online trip planner .

You can drive from Lujan to Tigre in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Lujan in July: highs in Tigre hover around 18°C, while lows dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel to La Cumbre.

Things to do in Tigre

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

San Isidro, Temaiken Biopark, La Boutique Del Libro, Bahia Grande Nordelta
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Parque de la Costa ©
Parque de la Costa
Temaiken Biopark ©
Temaiken Biopark
Museo de arte Tigre ©
Museo de arte Tigre

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nights
La Cumbre

La Cumbre ©
La Cumbre is a small town in the province of Córdoba, Argentina, in a valley known as the "Valle de Punilla". Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Los Terrones, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cuchi Corral, and then take in the exciting artwork at Matias Mischung. Esculturas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Tres Cascadas and then get a new perspective on nature at Centro Recreativo Cultural Deodoro Roca.

For maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the La Cumbre attractions planning tool .

Explore your travel options from Tigre to La Cumbre with the Route module. When traveling from Tigre in July, plan for little chillier days in La Cumbre, with highs around 15°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Cordoba.

Things to do in La Cumbre

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Los Terrones, Tres Cascadas, Centro Recreativo Cultural Deodoro Roca
Highlights from your plan
Cuchi Corral ©
Cuchi Corral
Los Terrones ©
Los Terrones

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nights
Cordoba

Cordoba ©
History lives on in the streets of Cordoba, Argentina's second-largest city.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Paseo del Buen Pastor, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de Los Capuchinos, take an in-depth tour of Museo Historico UNC Manzana Jesuitica, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia Catedral de Córdoba, and finally see the interesting displays at Capilla Domestica Compania de Jesus. On your second day here, take an in-depth tour of Museo Historico Provincial Marques de Sobre Monte, don't miss a visit to Plaza San Martin, take in the spiritual surroundings of Society of Jesus Church, then examine the collection at Museo Palacio Ferreyra, and finally examine the collection at Museo Del Che Guevara.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Cordoba tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from La Cumbre to Cordoba in 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Cordoba can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Mar del Plata.

Things to do in Cordoba

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Museo Del Che Guevara
Highlights from your plan
Paseo del Buen Pastor ©
Paseo del Buen Pastor
Museo Historico UNC  Manzana Jesuitica ©
Iglesia de Los Capuchinos ©
Iglesia de Los Capuchinos

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Mar del Plata

Mar del Plata ©
Drenched in sunshine and fringed by wide expanses of sandy coastline, Mar del Plata stands out as one of Argentina's most popular vacation resorts.
On the 19th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at La Perla, get to know the fascinating history of Puerto de Mar del Plata, then make a trip to Torre Tanque, and finally steep yourself in history at Centro Cultural Villa Victoria Ocampo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around Parque Gral San Martin Mar del Plata, then head outdoors with Aquafish, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Gruta de Lourdes.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Mar del Plata holiday planner.

You can fly from Cordoba to Mar del Plata in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cordoba in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Mar del Plata, with lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel to La Plata.

Things to do in Mar del Plata

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
La Perla ©
La Perla
Puerto de Mar del Plata
Puerto de Mar del Plata
Centro Cultural Villa Victoria Ocampo ©

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La Plata

La Plata ©
In many ways a mini version of the national capital, attractive La Plata features a laid-back charm all its own thanks to its innovative layout.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): explore and take pictures at Estadio Ciudad de La Plata, get curious at Museo de La Plata, then see the sky in a new way at Planetario Ciudad de La Plata, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de la Plata. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Santuario Nuevo Schoensttat, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parroquia Santa Ana, and then admire the landmark architecture of Villa Grampa.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the La Plata trip builder .

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Mar del Plata to La Plata in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in La Plata are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in La Plata

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Iglesia Santuario Nuevo Schoensttat, Parroquia Santa Ana, Villa Grampa
Highlights from your plan
Catedral de la Plata ©
Catedral de la Plata
Museo de La Plata ©
Museo de La Plata
Estadio Ciudad de La Plata ©
Estadio Ciudad de La Plata