15 days in Province of Buenos Aires Itinerary

15 days in Province of Buenos Aires Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Province of Buenos Aires trip planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Ministro Pistarini International Airport, Drive to Lujan
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Lujan
— 2 nights
Drive
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Tigre
— 2 nights
Fly
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Mar del Plata
— 2 nights
Drive
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Tandil
— 3 nights
Drive
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La Plata
— 3 nights
Drive to Ministro Pistarini International Airport, Fly to Vadso

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Lujan

— 2 nights

Capital of the Faith

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lujan: Mercedes (Basílica Catedral Nuestra Señora de las Mercedes & Iglesia San Patricio) and San Antonio de Areco (Museo Draghi, Museo Gauchesco y Parque Criollo Ricardo Guiraldes, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de Lujan, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ZOO Lujan, and make a trip to Carlos Keen.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Lujan trip itinerary planning website.

Vadso, Norway to Lujan is an approximately 32-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Argentina Standard Time, which is usually a -4 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Vadso in May; daily highs in Lujan reach 15°C and lows reach 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Tigre.

Things to do in Lujan

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Tigre

— 2 nights
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 (Thu), stop by La Boutique Del Libro, then get in on the family fun at Parque de la Costa, then explore the world behind art at Museo de arte Tigre, and finally explore the activities along Delta El Tigre. Keep things going the next day: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Temaiken Biopark, explore the engaging exhibits at Museo del Juguete, and then contemplate the long history of Villa Ocampo.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Tigre trip planner.

You can drive from Lujan to Tigre in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Lujan in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Tigre, with highs around 21°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Mar del Plata.

Things to do in Tigre

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Mar del Plata

— 2 nights

Happy City

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): kick back and relax at Punta Mogotes, visit Puerto de Mar del Plata, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Gruta de Lourdes, and finally steep yourself in history at Centro Cultural Villa Victoria Ocampo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Mar del Plata Cathedral, explore the world behind art at Museo MAR, then admire the striking features of Torreon del Monje, and finally make a trip to Torre Tanque.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Mar del Plata trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Tigre to Mar del Plata takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Tigre in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Mar del Plata, with lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to drive to Tandil.

Things to do in Mar del Plata

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Tandil

— 3 nights
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.
Take a break from Tandil with a short trip to Juan Manuel Fangio Museum in Balcarce, about 1h 30 min away. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Cerro El Centinela, pause for some photo ops at Monumento a Pappo, make a trip to Lago y Dique del Fuerte, and step into the grandiose world of Castillo Morisco.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Tandil visit planner.

Drive from Mar del Plata to Tandil in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Tandil are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to drive to La Plata.

Things to do in Tandil

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

La Plata

— 3 nights
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 20th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Palacio Piria, get in on the family fun at Republica de los Ninos, then make a trip to Plaza Malvinas, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de la Plata. Keep things going the next day: let the kids burn off some steam at Plazoleta del Libano, then explore the engaging exhibits at Museo de La Plata, then admire the landmark architecture of Curutchet House, and finally don't miss a visit to Plaza Moreno.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the La Plata trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Tandil to La Plata in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from Tandil in May, La Plata is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 10°C. You'll set off for home on the 22nd (Sat).

Things to do in La Plata

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Province of Buenos Aires travel guide

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Landmarks · Beaches · Churches
Unfolding around the capital city, the Province of Buenos Aires represents the country's hub of agricultural production. Though most visitors on vacation in the Province of Buenos Aires concentrate on exploring the memorable capital, the fertile plains surrounding the city provide a window into the country's rural way of life and gaucho culture. If you're looking for relaxation, a string of seafront resorts serve as quiet retreats by day and buzzing nightlife spots after dark. Well-planned tours of the Province of Buenos Aires rarely miss a chance to explore the area's quiet gaucho towns: old-fashioned settlements with cobblestone streets and appealing 19th-century architecture.