Port Bariloche (photo: Jorge González)
The western area of the Province of Río Negro is a worldwide famous destination due to its spectacular panoramic views and its pure natural spaces. The City of San Carlos de Bariloche is the oldest in this zone and it offers tourist resources recognized by everyone. The presence of the majestic Lake Nahuel Huapi, surrounded by forests and mountains, enables visitors to enjoy hiking, salmon fishing and mountaineering in the summer.
In the winter, Cerro Catedral ski resort gets all the attention as a result of the wide array of snow sports available at the venue. Bariloche is known for its busy nightlife, especially among the young, who usually stay up until sunset to see how the first sunbeams are reflected upon the surface of the lake.
Going southwards along the mountain range, the City of El Bolsón boasts mountain features and farms producing hop and fine fruit. It is legendary for its relaxed pace and a population mostly devoted to handcraft making.
Incredible trails across ancient forests join nearby settlements and invite visitors to camp and test their physical conditions. Hikers will find their challenge at Huella Andina (the Andean Track).
Angling is one of the most popular activities, especially fly-casting, which is becoming highly praised when it comes to preserving species and the environment.
We recommend a horseback tour to the Azul River gorge, one of the most fascinating sceneries close to El Bolsón.
Ideal to drink beer, Bariloche has its own beer road, where scenes co-exist with a tradition brought along by immigrants who made the city grow.
The Cerro Otto Cable Car complex is enjoyed at any time of the year. Each season is a sample of the benefits of nature.
Tasting curanto prepared with enough time and professionalism in Colonia Suiza is a unique experience.
A carved forest was born from a burnt down site. At a few kilometers from the center of El Bolsón, visitors can appreciate an artistic exhibition of carved wood.
For some people, Mount Piltriquitrón is a center of energy. Others just enjoy its woods without searching for any further explanation. The truth is that the “Piltri” encloses an enigmatic charm.
As exquisite as it is energetic, chocolate is highly coveted by visitors to Bariloche. Fenoglio Chocolate Museum shows how the idea...
Visitors may behold one of the most impressive sceneries in the area after a tour in the comfortable chairlifts of Cerro Campanario.
Hotel Llao Llao appears in the most famous first-class international hotel directories. We visited the venue, toured around each section and confirmed its well-deserved prestige.
This trip begins at Puerto Pañuelo, a site nestled on the Llao Llao Peninsula. There are several options to reach this place: by car, following Ezequiel Bustillo’s Avenue;...
One of the most exciting things to do in El Bolsón is to enjoy an intense shopping day in one of the most important handcraft fairs in South America.
Unlike its name in Spanish, the Manso River rapids offer an excellent proposal for river rafting.
At El Bolsón, gourmet proposals set the typical style of Patagonian cuisine. Here we present an excellent choice to enjoy a good table in two very special venues in the Andean shire.