15 days in Province of Buenos Aires & Rosario Itinerary

15 days in Province of Buenos Aires & Rosario Itinerary

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15 days in Province of Buenos Aires & Rosario Itinerary

Start: Medellin
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Mar del Plata
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Tandil
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
La Plata
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
San Isidro
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Lujan
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Rosario
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Medellin

2
nights
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.
Mar del Plata is known for historic sites, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Puerto de Mar del Plata, cruise along Laguna de los Padres, admire the striking features of Torreon del Monje, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gruta de Lourdes.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Mar del Plata driving holiday planning tool .

Medellin, Colombia to Mar del Plata is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Colombia Time to Argentine Time is 2 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Medellin in August; daily highs in Mar del Plata reach 17°C and lows reach 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Tandil.

Things to do in Mar del Plata

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites
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Playa Varese ©
Playa Varese
Puerto de Mar del Plata
Puerto de Mar del Plata
Torreon del Monje ©
Torreon del Monje

2
nights
Tandil

Tandil ©
Nestled in the foothills of the nearby mountain range, the town of Tandil offers a solid combination of big-city energy and small-town tranquility.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Castillo Morisco, then get to know the fascinating history of Cerro El Centinela, then don't miss a visit to Lago y Dique del Fuerte, and finally appreciate the history behind Monument to Don Quixote. On the 11th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around Parque Independencia, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monte Calvario, then pause for some serene contemplation at Capilla de Santa Gema, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Piedra Movediza.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Tandil vacation builder app .

Drive from Mar del Plata to Tandil in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Tandil are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to drive to La Plata.

Things to do in Tandil

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Cerro El Centinela ©
Cerro El Centinela
Monte Calvario ©
Monte Calvario
Lago y Dique del Fuerte ©
Lago y Dique del Fuerte

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): look and learn at Planetario Ciudad de La Plata, then explore the engaging exhibits at Museo de La Plata, and then get in on the family fun at Republica de los Ninos. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de la Plata, don't miss a visit to Curutchet House, appreciate the history behind Monumento Memorial Doctor Rene Favaloro, then get a sense of history and politics at Palacio Municipal, and finally don't miss a visit to Plaza Moreno.

Discover how to plan a La Plata trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Tandil to La Plata takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in La Plata when traveling from Tandil in August, with lows around 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to go by car to San Isidro.

Things to do in La Plata

Childrens Museums Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Museo de La Plata ©
Museo de La Plata
Catedral de la Plata ©
Catedral de la Plata
Republica de los Ninos ©
Republica de los Ninos

2
nights
San Isidro

San Isidro ©
One of Argentina's high-end districts, San Isidro is a peaceful, mostly residential part of the Greater Buenos Aires area.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): browse the eclectic array of goods at Puerto de Frutos, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parroquia Nuestra Senora Del Carmen, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Temaiken Biopark. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sat): stop by La Boutique Del Libro, get in on the family fun at Parque de la Costa, then contemplate the waterfront views at Delta El Tigre, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museo de arte Tigre.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our San Isidro trip planner.

You can drive from La Plata to San Isidro in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in August, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Lujan.

Things to do in San Isidro

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Shopping

Side Trips

Tigre, Temaiken Biopark, La Boutique Del Libro, Parroquia Nuestra Senora Del Carmen
Highlights from your plan
Temaiken Biopark ©
Temaiken Biopark
Delta El Tigre ©
Delta El Tigre
Museo de arte Tigre ©
Museo de arte Tigre

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de Lujan, meet the residents at ZOO Lujan, and then have some family-friendly fun at Vuela. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Parroquia San Antonio de Padua, see the interesting displays at Museo Gauchesco y Parque Criollo Ricardo Guiraldes, and then get a taste of life in the country at Estancia El Ombu de Areco.

To see reviews, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Lujan online day trip planner .

Getting from San Isidro to Lujan by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from San Isidro in August, expect nights in Lujan to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Rosario.

Things to do in Lujan

Historic Sites Fun & Games Parks

Side Trips

San Antonio de Areco, Vuela, Estancia El Ombu de Areco
Highlights from your plan
Vuela ©
Vuela
ZOO Lujan ©
ZOO Lujan
Basilica de Lujan ©
Basilica de Lujan

3
nights
Rosario

Rosario ©
Once upon a time, Rosario was famous for being the birthplace of not only revolutionary leader Che Guevara, but also the Argentine flag.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): stroll around Parque de la Independencia, then pause for some photo ops at Monumento Historico Nacional a la Bandera, then walk around Parque Nacional a la Bandera, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Parroquia MarIa Auxiliadora. On your second day here, get into the urban bustle at Plaza Barranca de las Ceibas, then make a trip to Teatro El Circulo, then try your luck at City Center Rosario, and finally stroll around Parque de Espana.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Rosario trip itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Lujan to Rosario in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from Lujan in August, expect nights in Rosario to be a bit cooler, around 7°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rosario

Parks Casinos Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Parque de la Independencia ©
Parque de la Independencia
Parque Nacional a la Bandera ©
Parque Nacional a la Bandera

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