Having a pinch of America, a handful of Latin and a drop of Europe, Argentina is the perfect mixture.
The Colors of Argentina
The colors blue and white are not just on the flag of Argentina, they are everywhere you look in the country. They remind you the vast glaciers, strong waterfalls like Iguazu, Patagonia, the clear sky, the purity and the peace.
The Country of Silver: Argentina
Named after silver, (argentum in Latin) Argentina is a source of silver as befits the name and just like silver and shines bright in South America. Their lovely competition with Brazil has no side effects other than adding more charm to the Latin world.
The Passion that will Never Fade
The passion is nourished from the cells of Argentina. Got doubts? Take a deeper look at the tango, the football and the cuisine. They are all the products of the passion of Argentines and reflect the best samples of their strong emotions.
Homeland of Inspiration
The homeland of Diego Maradona, Che Guevara, Evita Peron, Ernesto Sabato and many others’ Argentina boasts being the great source of inspiration to the whole world.
Argentina Will Make You Cry
Taste from the best wines and olive oils in Mendoza, ski on the highest mountains of Bariloche, meet the famous hounds, Dogo, dance tango in the streets of Buenos Aires and eat the legendary steak. Argentina may not cry for you to be frank, but it is to be sure that you may find yourself crying when leaving this beautiful country.
Where is Argentina
It is located in the southern coasts of the South America, under Paraguay and Bolivia and has Uruguay and Brazil on the northeast. The capital city is Buenos Aires.
Visa Requirement for Argentina
Before your arrival to Argentina, you may learn if your country is exempt from the visa or not on this detailed chart.
Attractions of Argentina
1320 km long waterfall Iguazu is located in between Brazil and Argentina. Being under the coverage of UNESCO World Heritage, Iguazu Fall makes Niagara jealous with its splendor.
Patagonia – Lago Puelo – Perito Moreno Glacier
One of the most charming point in this country, Patagonia will give you the feeling of freedom with its vast and solitary lands. With its mesmerizing national parks and lakes (Lago Puelo is the most famous one) Patagonia is the paradise on earth.
The world’s one of the largest glaciers Perito Moreno is also located in Patagonia. Taking a boat tour by the lake near the glacier will make the best moment of your Argentina trip.
The Beaches of Argentina
If you are a resident of Northern hemisphere, being on a beach will be exciting on your winter months. The beaches are like no other and if it is the season, being on a beach may be the best option you can choose after some tiresome lectures or meetings.
Tigre and the Parana Delta
If you have a little time, a boat trip in Tigre and getting around the Parana Delta will add up to your joy. Explore the nature and get away your stressful world for a while in Tigre and the Parana Delta that is located only 30 km away from Buenos Aires.
It will be wise to take a closer look to Argentine culture when you are here. Horseback rides, folk shows, BBQ lunch and the other activities are waiting for you in the countrysides of Argentina. Being a Gaucho (resident of Argentina) for one day will enrich your memories.
Shopping in Argentina
The most popular items you can buy from Argentina are:
- Maté gourd (a mate cup that is made of gourd)
- Silver products
- Jewelry that is made of Inca Rose
- Leather and wool products
- Tango shoes
- Products related to Gauchos
- Mendoza wines
Argentine Cuisine is mostly based on the meat. The world-renowned Argentine steak can be found anywhere and will never disappoint you.
Argentina has the world’s first highest rate in beef consumption. At the restaurants, you may get amazed by the 1 kg portion of the steak but do not worry. It is so dreamy that you can finish it all easily.
Carbonada is another popular dish in this cuisine. It is made of corn, rice, carrot, peach, potato, tomato and meat.
When it comes to desserts, it means that you have come to another passion of Argentines. Dulce de Leche and Alfajor are the kings of the desserts in Argentine Cuisine.
Maté and wine can be considered as Argentina's’ national beverages. Malbec is the most recommended red wine in the country.
Events in Argentina
Argentina has become a very popular host country in the event tourism since it has very modern facilities in which many international large scale events can be held. Many kinds of conferences, congresses, fairs, exhibition and symposiums in Argentina draws international attention since they serve as the leading events in their sectors.
Being the rising star of South America, Argentina keeps being the host country for the events one after another. Especially Buenos Aires and Mendoza are the leading cities in this sector thanks to its convenient venues for all kinds of large scale events.