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The 10 most beautiful places to visit in Argentina

The 10 most beautiful places to visit in Argentina

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The 10 most beautiful places to visit in Argentina

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The 10 most beautiful places to visit in Argentina

Could you say that Argentina is a country that has everything?

The 4 climates, beach, mountain, glacier, waterfalls, snow, sun, rain, heat, humidity, customs, good food, good people or good mates.

Well, it is understood that we are going, today we are going to talk about the 10 most beautiful villages in Argentina.

That has many more! Of course, but today we will talk about those that in our opinion is the most beautiful.

1- El Chaltén

El Chaltén is a municipality in the west of the province of Santa Cruz, Argentina. It is located in the south of the Andes mountain range, at the southwestern tip of Argentine Patagonia, at the foot of the Fitz Roy hill – or Chaltén – and on the banks of the Vueltas River.

It is the youngest town in the country and proof of this is that in El Chaltén there is no cemetery.

It has just over 1,627 stable inhabitants, and even more, the number of tourists climbed from 14,000 in 2000 to 60,000 in the last season.

What you have  to see in El Chaltén is the following:

  • The viewpoint of Fitz Roy Hill
  • Capri Lagoon
  • Cerro Torre viewpoint
  • Viedma Lake
  • Stone of the Friar
  • Desert lake

2- Villa la Angostura

Villa La Angostura is a city in Argentina located in the Los Lagos department, in the south of the province of Neuquén in Patagonia, which is also 70 km from Bariloche.

La Angostura is an area of ​​lakes, rivers, and mountains surrounded by forests, ideal for holidays, it is considered one of the most beautiful places in the Patagonia mountain range, earning the nickname  Jardín de la Patagonia. 

What you have  to do at Villa La Angostura is the following:

  • Road of the seven lakes
  • Correntoso River
  • Los Arrayanes National Park
  • Big Mirror Lake
  • Lake Traful Viewpoint
  • Cerro Bayo
  • Cascada del Río Bonito

3- Caviahue-Copahue

Caviahue, Copahue is a municipality in the Ñorquín department located northwest of the province of Neuquén, Argentina.

They are inside the Copahue Provincial Park, 20 km away from each other, they constitute a unique tourist destination that unites hot springs, snow, and volcanoes in a beautiful and strange mountain landscape.

Copahue where the Copahue hot springs are located, recognized worldwide for the quality of its hot springs, however, it must be taken into account that they are only open from December to April.

What you have  to see in Caviahue Copahue  is the following:

  • Copahue volcano
  • Caviahue Lake Beaches
  •  Salto del Agrio
  • Hualcupén Lagoon
  • Stone bridge
  • Pyramid and the Black Hills

4- Yavi

Yavi is a town in Argentina in the province of Jujuy, it is also 16 kilometers from La Quiaca and is also next to the border with Bolivia.

This cataloged as a town of the early fifteenth century that seems stopped in time, was the seat of the only marquisate that was created in the territory of what would later be the Argentine Republic.

Yavi is furrowed by the river of the same name and on its banks grow willows that give an intense green that contrasts with the desert landscape, a perfect visit in your passage through Jujuy.

What you have  to see in Yavi is the following:

  • Church of Our Lady of the Rosary and San Francisco
  • Urban Circuit
  • Provincial Museum Casa Hacienda Del Marques de Tojo
  • Petroglyphs of Laguna Colorada
  • Mama Antonia and Tata Portal Archeological Museum

5- San Martin de Los Andes

San Martín de Los Andes is a city in the northwest of Patagonia, Argentina, it is also located in the southwest of the province of Neuquén, nestled in the Andes Mountains.

Located on the east coast of Lake Lácar, it is a very important tourist town in the province.

It should be noted that it is surrounded by 400,000 hectares of the Andean-Patagonian forests that belong to the Lanín National Park and without a doubt, it is an ideal place for quiet vacations or for adventure.

What you have  to see in San Martín de Los Andes  is the following:

  • Route of the 7 Lakes
  • La Islita Beach
  • Yuco Peninsula
  • Chachin Waterfall – Hua Hum
  • Chapelco Hill
  • Colorado hill

6- El Bolsón

El Bolsón is an Argentine city located in Patagonia, in the southwest corner of the province of Río Negro, and in the middle of a landscape of mountains, coniferous forests, rivers, and lakes.

It is magical by nature and the summers here are comfortable, the winters are very cold and wet, it is also known for being partly cloudy throughout the year.

What you have  to see in El Bolsón  is the following:

  • Blue River
  • Hidden Waterfall
  • The Carved Forest Open Air Museum
  • Drowned Mallin Waterfall
  • Pagan Square
  • Cerro Amigo
  • Patagonian Stone Museum

7- La Cumbrecita

La Cumbrecita is a small town located in the Calamuchita Valley in the Sierras Grandes of the Province of Córdoba, Argentina.

It is located at an altitude of 1450 Msnm and is most similar to the villages we have shown in the article on “The 10 most beautiful villages in Switzerland” as it has a rosary of houses in the center of Europe that make La Cumbrecita a true Argentine charm.

It should be noted that it has various activities such as hiking, zip line, tree, horseback riding, and various excursions.

What you have  to see in La Cumbrecita is the following:

  • Big waterfall
  • Cumbrecita Underground River
  • Pot
  • Wank Hill
  • Eagle’s Rock
  • The Hidden Waterfall

8- Iruya

Iruya is a town in the province of Salta head of the Iruya department. It is located at 2780 Msnm, on the eastern slopes of the Santa Victoria mountain range, 307 km from the capital of Salta.

First of all, you should know that it is one of the most beautiful towns in Northern Argentina and this is probably the ideal destination if you are a lover of small towns where tranquility, simplicity, as well as its history, abound, away from consumerism, surrounded by Energy and nature

What you have  to see in Yruya  is the following:

  • El Condor viewpoint
  • Mirador de la Cruz
  • Church Our Lady of the Rosary and San Roque
  • Iruya River
  • Iruya Pedestrian Walkway
  • Iruya Valley

9- Villa Pehuenia

Villa Pehuenia is a town located in the center-west of the Argentine province of Neuquén, located at the foot of the Patagonian Andes.

It is located in the Neuquen department of Aluminé, in addition to being surrounded by the immensity of mountain ranges, a picturesque and charming villa emerged that will take you to the deepest part of nature.

What you have  to see in Villa Pehuenia  is the following:

  • Alumine Lake
  • Batea Mahuida Volcano
  • Villa Pehuenia viewpoints
  • Five Lagoons
  • Arch Pass
  • The viewpoint of Cerro Impodi

10- Purmamarca

Purmamarca is a town in the province of Jujuy, in northwestern Argentina. It is located at the base of a spectacular multicolored hill called Cerro de Los Siete Colores.

Although Purmamarca is considered a passing town, every day there are more tourists who choose to spend the night in the town and get to know its surroundings, due to this it begins to be a strong destination in the tourism of northern Argentina.

What you have  to see in Purmamarca is the following:

  • Cerro de Los Siete Colores
  • Paseo de Los Colorados
  • Open Potrerillos 
  • 9 de Julio Square
  • Historic Carob  Tree
  • Purple hill
  • Aniacho
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