Beautiful towns in Argentina to visit near Buenos Aires

Argentina is one of the countries of South America and is located in the Southern Cone of the South American continent, close to Chile, Uruguay, Brazil, Bolivia, and Paraguay. We offer you this guide with a small tour of the Argentine towns near Buenos Aires that you must visit when traveling to Argentina.

Argentina is a country bordered to the north by Bolivia and Paraguay, to the east by Brazil, the Republic, Uruguay, and the South Atlantic Ocean, and to the south and west by Chile and the South Atlantic Ocean. Characterized by having an autonomous city, 23 provinces, and 379 departments, comprising a population of 45.8 million inhabitants who live in 1,298 municipalities and where the majority of residents reside in the central-eastern area of the country, in the Pampean region and on the shore south of the Río de la Plata, which is where its capital, Buenos Aires, is located. The official currency of Argentina is the Argentine Peso, the country's area code is "+54" and the language most spoken in the territory is Spanish. However, in some regions, they use another 6 indigenous languages such as Mapuche, Quechua, Guarani, Qom Toba, Wichí, and Aymara.

The towns of Argentina are also identified as one of the most visited tourist destinations in Latin America due to the diversity of landscapes by the sea, in the mountains, in valleys, or deserts, with impressive glaciers, vineyards, mountains multicolored, with the highest mountains in America, with the famous End of the World and with the Iguazú Falls considered one of the seven wonders of the world together with the Garganta del Diablo.

The climate in most of the towns in Argentina to visit is warm temperate where the average annual temperature was about 16 °C. In Argentina the 4 meteorological stations are carried out; Summer in Argentina runs from December 21 to March 20 with temperatures up to 28°C. Autumn is rainy and occurs from March 21 to June 20 with temperatures between 12°C and 25°C. Winter takes place from June 21 to September 20 with an average temperature of 8 °C. Finally, spring in Argentina is lived from September 21 to December 20 with a minimum temperature of 17 °C and a maximum temperature of 25 °C; that is why spring is the best time of the year to visit the gaucho country.

Something very attractive in tourism in Argentine cities and towns is to visit places such as the Plaza de Mayo, the Obelisk, the Recoleta Cemetery, the Colón Theater, La Bombonera, the Grand Splendid Athenaeum, the Galileo Galilei Planetarium and the Japanese Garden in Buenos Aires, the Cueva de las Manos, the Temaikèn Biopark, the colonial houses and the Train to the Clouds in Salta, the Plaza Independencia in Mendoza, the Cerro Catedral in the city of Bariloche, the Paseo del Buen Pastor and Sarmiento Park in Córdoba City. Other good plans are to walk through landscapes such as the Iguazú Falls, the Ischigualasto Provincial Park, the vineyards in Mendoza, the Los Glaciares National Park, the Talampaya National Park, the Quebrada de Humahuaca, the Quebrada de los Cóndores, the Ruins of San Ignacio Miní, the Nahuel Huapi National Park, Puerto Madryn, the Jordan River Hot Springs, the Salinas Grandes in Jujuy and the Lago del Desierto. Another of the many essential things to do in Argentina is to visit museums such as the National Museum of Fine Arts, the Ferreyra Palace, the Emilio Caraffa Museum, the Bicentennial Museum, the Museum of Anthropologies, and the National Museum of Decorative Art.

Before visiting any city in Argentina, we recommend you to get to know the wealth of customs of the Argentine natives first, some are:

  • The most common gatherings between friends are barbecues
  • One of the main attractions of Argentina is Tango
  • An Argentine always carries his mate, his yerba, and his thermos with him
  • Soccer is a religion in Argentina
  • For Argentines, Maradona, and Messi are the greatest soccer players in history
  • The day gets longer in Argentina
  • Folklore is the typical music of Argentina
  • There is a certain order to eat the roast
  • Argentines love to talk about politics
  • Don't forget to try the Argentinian chimichurri
  • Carnival is celebrated with comparisons like those in Brazil
  • Dinner is almost at midnight, after 9 pm
  • The Argento Breakfast is just coffee with milk or tea plus a variety of bread and jams
  • Argentines greet each other with a kiss regardless of gender
  • On Sundays in Argentina they eat pasta
  • Argentina is the eighth largest country in the world and the fourth in the Americas

In terms of culture, the beautiful towns near Buenos Aires are recognized for the hospitality of the people, the good conversations, and their different schedules since they are not like everywhere; Dinner is served after 9:00 p.m. and partying in Argentina is normally between 2 or 3 am and dancing until 5 or 6 in the morning. Traditions such as Tradition Day in Argentina on November 10, Carnival in the middle of February, and the Harvest Festival in March are the most important. But especially, in most of the Argentine towns its gastronomy stands out such as the roast, the Argentine or Buenos Aires empanadas, the alfajores, the milanesas, the Fernet, the chorizo, the locro, the choripán, the matambre, the chimichurri, the polenta, provoleta, desserts such as alfajor or dulce de leche and pasta such as ravioli, cannelloni with a variety of sauces, gnocchi, and noodles.

Argentina is without a doubt home to the most beautiful and picturesque towns in all of South America. So that you can fully enjoy what this beautiful country has to offer you, we have left you a route through the Argentine destinations that we consider to be the best cities and tourist towns in Argentina that you should go to.

Some are small towns but have their charm, others are cities that enjoy an excellent climate, others are surrounded by incomparable natural beauties, some other Argentine destinations have a beautiful beach, gastronomic wealth, historical wealth, or have original, nomadic, colonial, eclectic, French and Italian style that makes them magical; that's why it's good to visit everyone.


Puerto Pirámides

Capilla del Monte

San Ignacio

Antofagasta de la Sierra

Las Grutas


El Chaltén

Villa La Angostura






Tafí del Valle


Villa General Belgrano


Mar del Plata


San Miguel de Tucumán

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