The great South American
metropolis is the capital city of Argentina where
most cultural, political and economical activities
Buenos Aires is a charming city with a strong
influence of the most important European cities.
Beautiful walks, avenues and parks, monumental
buildings, pavement cafes, museums and churches
gathered in 26 districts, each with a personality
of its own, give her an undeniable cosmopolitan
The aristocratic Northern quarter resembles the
most elegant areas in Paris, May Avenue and its
innumnerable coffee houses revive the flavour
of Madrid's Gran Via, the shady Belgrano streets
recall the charm of the distinguished londonese
suburbs, Naples seems to be present in the noisy
and coloured La Boca quarter.
A three and a
half hour sightseeing tour visiting the most
outstanding sites. Departing from the Hotel
to get to 9 de Julio Ave. the widest in the
world, past the famous Colon Opera house,
the Obelisk commemorating the first founding
of the city in 1536 to get to Plaza de Mayo
(May Square), and the buildings surrounding
it: Government House, Metropolitan Cathedral
with the Mausoleum of General San Martin,
Argentina's greatest national hero and the
Cabildo, the colonia town hall built in 1751.
The tour continues to La Boca, an area greatly
influenced by the Italian immigrants who settled
there, and the brightly painted housesof 'Caminito'
street. The tour continues to Buenos Aires
port area, past San Mart'n Square towards
Palermo Chico residential district and Palermo
Park with its jacaranda and palo borracho
trees which flower in the spring and late
summer. The ride continues to Recoleta elegant
district to visit Recoleta Cementery where
the famous are laid to rest (including Eva
Peron). Return to the hotel along the stylish
Four hour tour through the
elegant northern riverside suburbs of Vicente
Lopez, Olivos, where the President's Residence
is located, San Isidro with its gothic Cathedral
and San Fernando to Tigre. Departure from
the hotel to reach Maipu station in Olivos
and board the Coastal train. The train rides
along the river coast through one of the most
elegant areas in the outskirts of Buenos Aires.
Arrival in San Isidro to visit the Cathedral
and the on to Tigre, a charming city with
many rowing, canoeing and yacht clubs, summer
residences, and restaurants by the riverside.
The tour continues aboard a typical motor
boat along the Paran River Delta (1
hour cruise). The Delta is 220 square kilometres
in size. Small islands and numerous streams
spread throughout the area. The nearby Lujan,
Sarmiento, Tigre and San Antonio rivers are
all part of the excursion. The tour returns
along the Panamericana Highway.
interesting trip of about 5 hours to La Plata,
capital city of Buenos Aires province, situated
on the shore of the Río de la Plata.
Visit to the Cathedral and to the Museum of
Natural Science. This is a very attractive
city planned and designed by a French architect
full of wide avenues, parks and many trees.
On the way back, visit to the Children's city,
a world of fantasy with miniature palaces
and castles and all its furniture.
Every Sunday, Dorrego Square in San Telmo
district hosts over 270 stands offering
their unique goods - antiques and old things.
Gramophones, clothes, jewels, lamps and
an endless number of ornaments can be found
at this traditional fair.
The bars nearby take tables out onto the
sidewalk and the whole adjoining area is
thronged with musicians, singers, tango
dances and mimes.
Dine & wine at a unique venue complex
offering a floor show sketching the history
of popular Argentine music. Enjoy a musical
show where the main protagonist is the Tango,
where the roots of our culture are strengthened,
enhanced by the decoration and special ambience.
All this help the visitor to experience
the exciting flavour of this sensous dance
.Guests attending can also enjoy an Argentine
dinner before the evening's show commences.