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Argentina: Buenos Aires

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Along with Rio, this is a city worth crossing the Atlantic for in its own right. Dynamic, stylish and nostalgic, it’s the continent’s most European city, but does not lack South American verve. Its contrasting neighbourhoods reveal colonial plazas, shady avenues, quirky antique fairs, street art, world famous theatres and football stadiums and spruced-up metropolitan port districts. Studded with extensive parks, cutting-edge boutique hotels, designer boutiques and a myriad of restaurants, bars and nightclubs, it’s a restless place, challenging to find your way around but well worth the effort. It’s the beating heart of Argentina, the hub for visits throughout the country.

Our holidays to Buenos Aires

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Iguassu Falls

Sandpiper: Atlantic to Pacific in style

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Iguassu Falls

Signature Argentina: Patagonia, Lake District and Iguazú Falls

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Things to do in Buenos Aires

Food Platter

Authentic Buenos Aires by night

Bike Tour of Buenos Aires

Bike tour of Buenos Aires


Teatro Colón

Exploring Buenos Aires

Tango show

See a tango show in Buenos Aires

Our insider tips for Buenos Aires

Konrad M

Konrad Mludzinski

Strolling through the Sunday antique market in historic, villagey San Telmo, where narrow lanes come alive with street music and tango dancing.

Jim

Jim Ashworth

Walking round the Plaza de Mayo and the Casa Rosada, which evoke the high emotions of Eva Peron’s speeches and the vigils of the Mothers of the Disappeared.

Claire Milner

Claire Milner

Coffee and cake on the patio of a shi-shi salon de thé in the posh Franco-Italian baroque quarter of Recoleta.

David

David Nichols

A summer boat trip through the delta of the River Plate, watching the well-off Porteños at play: sailing, water skiing, rowing.

What our experts say

Buenos Aires is a beautiful, very sophisticated city with a lot to see, so for me three nights would be a minimum. While there, I would certainly make sure to enjoy the quirky boutiques of the Palermo district and, of course, explore the home of tango: San Telmo, with its atmospheric cobbled streets, great steak restaurants and the lively antique market at Plaza Dorrego every Sunday. Other must-dos include taking a long leisurely lunch down at the renovated dock area of Puerto Madero in the sunshine, as well as wandering through the famous Recoleta cemetery.

Jenny Powles

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