39 days in Central Argentina Itinerary

39 days in Central Argentina Itinerary

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39 days in Central Argentina Itinerary

Start: Rio de Janeiro
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Cordoba
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Capilla del Monte
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Villa General Belgrano
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h
4
Tigre
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Lujan
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
La Plata
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
7
Tandil
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h
8
Villa Gesell
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
9
Mar del Plata
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Rio de Janeiro

5
nights
Cordoba

Cordoba ©
History lives on in the streets of Cordoba, Argentina's second-largest city.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cordoba: Gruta de la Virgen de la Medalla Milagrosa (in Tanti), La Plaza Federal (in Bialet Masse) and Villa Carlos Paz (El Dique San Roque Y El Embudo & Camino de las Las 100 Curvas). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Paseo del Buen Pastor, see the interesting displays at Museo Del Che Guevara, take in the exciting artwork at Paseo de las Artes, and don't miss a visit to Plaza San Martin.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Cordoba vacation planner.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Cordoba is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. While traveling from Rio de Janeiro, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Cordoba, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can go by car to Capilla del Monte.

Things to do in Cordoba

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Villa Carlos Paz, Alta Gracia, La Plaza Federal, Gruta de la Virgen de la Medalla Milagrosa
Highlights from your plan
Paseo del Buen Pastor ©
Paseo del Buen Pastor
Iglesia de Los Capuchinos ©
Iglesia de Los Capuchinos

4
nights
Capilla del Monte

Capilla del Monte ©
Capilla del Monte sits in the northern part of the Punilla Valley at an elevation of 980 m (3,215 ft) above sea level.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Capilla del Monte: Centro Recreativo Cultural Deodoro Roca (in Ongamira), Eden Hotel (in La Falda) and Cascada de Los Helechos (in Valle Hermoso). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Los Terrones, contemplate the geological forces at Base Cerro Uritorco, don't miss a visit to Cristo Redentor, La Cumbre, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cuchi Corral.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Capilla del Monte itinerary builder .

Drive from Cordoba to Capilla del Monte in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Capilla del Monte are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Villa General Belgrano.

Things to do in Capilla del Monte

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

La Cumbre, Cascada de Los Helechos, Eden Hotel, Daniel Rivero Serradell, Centro Recreativo Cultural Deodoro Roca
Highlights from your plan
Los Terrones ©
Los Terrones
Base Cerro Uritorco ©
Base Cerro Uritorco
Eden Hotel ©
Eden Hotel

3
nights
Villa General Belgrano

Villa General Belgrano ©
Famed for its Bavarian architecture, Villa General Belgrano remains a small mountain village with a distinctly German flavor.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Villa General Belgrano: La Cumbrecita (Penon del Aguila, La Olla, & more). There's still lots to do: appreciate the views at Calamuchita Valley, take in nature's colorful creations at Aquaflores, head outdoors with Dique Los Molinos, and look for gifts at Al Alma Artesanias.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Villa General Belgrano tour planner .

Drive from Capilla del Monte to Villa General Belgrano in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in February, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Tigre.

Things to do in Villa General Belgrano

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

La Cumbrecita, Dique Los Molinos, Playa de Santa Rosa de Calamuchita
Highlights from your plan
Calamuchita Valley ©
Calamuchita Valley
La Olla ©
La Olla
Dique Los Molinos ©
Dique Los Molinos

4
nights
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Tigre: Las Costanera Publica (in Zarate) and Temaiken Biopark (in Belen de Escobar). There's still lots to do: head outdoors with Delta El Tigre, find something for the whole family at Parque de la Costa, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de San Isidro, and contemplate the long history of Villa Ocampo.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Tigre trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Villa General Belgrano to Tigre. When traveling from Villa General Belgrano in February, plan for a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Tigre: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Lujan.

Things to do in Tigre

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

San Isidro, Las Costanera Publica, La Boutique Del Libro, Museo Ciudad San Fernando de Buena Vista, Temaiken Biopark
Highlights from your plan
Delta El Tigre ©
Delta El Tigre
Temaiken Biopark ©
Temaiken Biopark
Museo de arte Tigre ©
Museo de arte Tigre

4
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lujan: San Antonio de Areco (Parroquia San Antonio de Padua, Museo Draghi, & more) and Estancia Santa Susana (in Los Cardales). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the resident critters at ZOO Lujan, examine the collection at Museos & Cripta Basilica Nuestra Senora De Lujan, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de Lujan, and get a taste of life in the country at Estancia El Ombu de Areco.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Lujan day trip planner .

You can drive from Tigre to Lujan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. When traveling from Tigre in February, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Lujan: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 25°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can go by car to La Plata.

Things to do in Lujan

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

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

4
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Activity Center "Roberto De Vicenzo" (in Berazategui), Chascomus (Casa de Casco & Laguna de Chascomus) and Cerveceria y Malteria Quilmes (in Quilmes). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de la Plata, explore the engaging exhibits at Museo de La Plata, examine the collection at Planetario Ciudad de La Plata, and don't miss a visit to Plaza Islas Malvinas.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the La Plata tour planner.

You can drive from Lujan to La Plata in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Lujan in February, plan for a bit warmer days in La Plata, with highs around 32°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Tandil.

Things to do in La Plata

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Chascomus, Palacio Piria, Activity Center "Roberto De Vicenzo", Cerveceria y Malteria Quilmes
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

5
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.
Take a break from Tandil with a short trip to Monasterio Trapense in Azul, about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Cerro El Centinela, take in the dramatic natural features at Piedra Movediza, make a trip to Palacio Municipal de Tandil, and kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Tandil journey planning website .

Drive from La Plata to Tandil in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from La Plata in February, plan for slightly colder nights in Tandil, with lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel to Villa Gesell.

Things to do in Tandil

Historic Sites Parks Adventure

Side Trip

Monasterio Trapense
Highlights from your plan
Cerro El Centinela ©
Cerro El Centinela
Lago y Dique del Fuerte ©
Lago y Dique del Fuerte
Monte Calvario ©
Monte Calvario

4
nights
Villa Gesell

Villa Gesell ©
A pleasant coastal town with an interesting history, Villa Gesell was established by Carlos Idaho Gesell, son of German economist Silvio Gesell.
Explore Villa Gesell's surroundings by going to Punta Rasa (in San Clemente del Tuyu), Pinamar (Pinamar Tennis Club & Playa De Pinamar) and Parroquia Stella Maris (in San Bernardo). There's much more to do: stroll through Valeria del Mar Beach, take a stroll through Paseo De Los Artesanos, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parroquia Inmaculada Concepcion, and take an in-depth tour of Museo Archivo Historico Municipal.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Villa Gesell trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Tandil to Villa Gesell in 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can drive to Mar del Plata.

Things to do in Villa Gesell

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Pinamar, Parroquia Stella Maris, Punta Rasa, Reserva Natural, Valeria del Mar Beach
Highlights from your plan
Valeria del Mar Beach ©
Valeria del Mar Beach
Playa De Pinamar ©
Playa De Pinamar
Punta Rasa ©
Punta Rasa

5
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.
Go for a jaunt from Mar del Plata to Balcarce to see Juan Manuel Fangio Museum about 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Puerto de Mar del Plata, stroll through Punta Mogotes, take a memorable drive along Laguna de los Padres, and kick back and relax at La Perla.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Mar del Plata online visit planner .

Traveling by car from Villa Gesell to Mar del Plata takes 2 hours. In March in Mar del Plata, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mar del Plata

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Juan Manuel Fangio Museum
Highlights from your plan
Playa Varese ©
Playa Varese
Puerto de Mar del Plata
Puerto de Mar del Plata
Torreon del Monje ©
Torreon del Monje