22 days in Central Argentina Itinerary

22 days in Central Argentina Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Central Argentina holiday planner

Make it your trip
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Mar del Plata
— 2 nights
Drive
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Villa Gesell
— 2 nights
Drive
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Tandil
— 2 nights
Drive
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Azul
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Sierra De la Ventana
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bahia Blanca
— 3 nights
Drive
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Carhue
— 1 night
Drive
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La Cumbrecita
— 1 night
Drive
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Cordoba
— 4 nights

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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.
Get some cultural insight at Museo Municipal de Arte Juan C.Castagnino and Loma de Stella Maris. Explore hidden gems such as Bosque del Vivero and Cerveceria Antares. There's much more to do: delve into the lush surroundings at Bosque Peralta Ramos, tour the pleasant surroundings at Arena Beach, kick back and relax at Playa Grande, and ponder the world of politics at Museo Casa sobre el Arroyo - Casa del Puente.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Mar del Plata trip maker tool.

Cordoba to Mar del Plata is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Cordoba in March, plan for somewhat warmer days in Mar del Plata, with highs around 27°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Villa Gesell.

Things to do in Mar del Plata

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

Villa Gesell

— 2 nights
A pleasant coastal town with an interesting history, Villa Gesell was established by Carlos Idaho Gesell, son of German economist Silvio Gesell.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): delve into the lush surroundings at Reserva Natural, head outdoors with Bosque Aereo Carilo, and then visit a coastal fixture at Faro Querandi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parroquia Inmaculada Concepcion, then get engrossed in the history at Museo Archivo Historico Municipal, then see the interesting displays at La Casa de Carlos Gesell, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Paseo Aldea Hippie.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Villa Gesell visit planner.

Drive from Mar del Plata to Villa Gesell in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Tandil.

Things to do in Villa Gesell

Museums · Shopping · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Tandil

— 2 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.
On the 25th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Palacio Municipal de Tandil, pause for some serene contemplation at Capilla de Santa Gema, then see the interesting displays at Todo Sobre Rieles, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sierra de Las Animas, and finally examine the collection at Museo de Vehiculos de Epoca Tandil. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Museo Municipal de Bellas Artes Tandil, get outside with El Rancho de Popy, then get engrossed in the history at Museo Historico Fuerte Independencia, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parroquia Santisimo Sacramento.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Tandil road trip app.

You can drive from Villa Gesell to Tandil in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in March, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Azul.

Things to do in Tandil

Museums · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks

Azul

— 2 nights
Azul is the head city of the Azul Partido, located at the center of the Buenos Aires Province in Argentina, 300 km south of Buenos Aires. On the 27th (Wed), contemplate the waterfront views at Costanera Cacique Gabriel and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Monasterio Trapense. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Cementerio Unico de Azul, visit Plaza General José de San Martín, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Nuestra Senora del Rosario, then get engrossed in the history at Museo Enrique Squirru, and finally get engrossed in the history at Casa Ronco.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Azul tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Tandil to Azul in 1.5 hours. When traveling from Tandil in March, plan for little chillier days in Azul, with highs around 24°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Sierra De la Ventana.

Things to do in Azul

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Nature

Sierra De la Ventana

— 3 nights
A scenic town located in a mountain range of the same name, Sierra De la Ventana offers excellent access to some of the region's best natural sights.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Garganta Olvidada and Horseback Riding Tours. Visit Santuario Nuestra Senora de Fatima and Saldungaray Cemetary for their historical value. Explore Sierra De la Ventana's surroundings by going to Coronel Pringles (Municipalidad de Coronel Pringles & Plaza Coronel Pringles). The adventure continues: trek along Sendero Claro Oscuro, make a trip to Estacion Ferroviaria Sauce Grande, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cerro Tres Picos, and stroll around Villa Arcadia.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Sierra De la Ventana trip planner.

You can drive from Azul to Sierra De la Ventana in 3.5 hours. While traveling from Azul, expect somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Sierra De la Ventana, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bahia Blanca.

Things to do in Sierra De la Ventana

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours

Side Trips

Bahia Blanca

— 3 nights
Bahía Blanca is a city in the southwest of the province of Buenos Aires, Argentina, by the Atlantic Ocean, and is the seat of government of Bahía Blanca Partido. Get some historical perspective at Club Argentino Bahia Blanca and Catedral de Nuestra Senora de La Merced. Discover out-of-the-way places like Museo De La Aviacion Naval and Biblioteca Popular Bernardino Rivadavia. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bahia Blanca: Iglesia Nuestra Senora de Lujan (in Punta Alta) and Balneario Sauce Grande (in Monte Hermoso). There's much more to do: see a show at Teatro Municipal de Bahia Blanca, see the interesting displays at ferrowhite museum / workshop, contemplate the long history of Fundacion Ezequiel Martinez Estrada, and get outside with Paseo de las Esculturas.

To find where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Bahia Blanca travel route planner.

Drive from Sierra De la Ventana to Bahia Blanca in 1.5 hours. March in Bahia Blanca sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Carhue.

Things to do in Bahia Blanca

Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Carhue

— 1 night
Carhué is an Argentine town in the Province of Buenos Aires, head of the Municipality (Partido) of Adolfo Alsina. On the 4th (Thu), take an unorthodox tour of Villa Epecuen, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Epecuen, and then engage your brain at Museo de ''Lito'' Miguel Angel Sottovia.

For ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Carhue trip planner.

Getting from Bahia Blanca to Carhue by car takes about 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to La Cumbrecita.

Things to do in Carhue

Nature · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

La Cumbrecita

— 1 night
On the 5th (Fri), trek along Cerro Wank and then contemplate the waterfront views at La Olla. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Cascada Grande, take in the dramatic scenery at Cascada Escondida, and then stroll through Rio Subterraneo de la Cumbrecita.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our La Cumbrecita online travel route planner.

You can drive from Carhue to La Cumbrecita in 9.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. In April in La Cumbrecita, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Cordoba.

Things to do in La Cumbrecita

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Cordoba

— 4 nights

The Learned One

History lives on in the streets of Cordoba, Argentina's second-largest city.
El Cerro de la Cruz and Society of Jesus Church will appeal to history buffs. Discover out-of-the-way places like Dique Los Molinos and Capilla Nuestra Senora del Rosario. When in Cordoba, make a side trip to see Parque Nacional Quebrada del Condorito in Villa Carlos Paz, approximately Villa Carlos Paz away. Spend the 9th (Tue) exploring nature at Quebrada del Rio Condorito (Condorito River's Gorge). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Colegio Nacional de Monserrat.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Cordoba itinerary maker app.

You can drive from La Cumbrecita to Cordoba in 2.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Cordoba can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cordoba

Nature · Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Central Argentina travel guide

4.3
Landmarks · Churches · Specialty Museums
Whether you're taking a trip to Central Argentina for business, adventure, or romance, this area encompassing three provinces and over 7 million people promises to show you how to eat like royalty, ride like a gaucho, and celebrate local culture like a native. The three provinces--Santa Fe, Entre Rios, and Cordoba--boast a lively economy based on the production of grain, milk, cattle, vegetable oils, and agricultural machinery. In an area known for its distinct cuisine and local festivals, visitors on a vacation in Central Argentina rarely skip a chance to discover the Andes on horseback, stock up on authentic leather goods, and sample some of the country's finest wines.