©

General Roca trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

General Roca

(4.2/5 based on 360+ reviews for 6 attractions)
Things to do: zoos & aquariums, nature, fun & games
General Roca is a city in the northeast of the Argentine province of Río Negro, northern Patagonia. UN/LOCODE is ARGNR.The city was founded on September 1, 1879, by Coronel Lorenzo Vintter during the Conquest of the Desert. It was destroyed in 1899 by a flooding of the Río Negro, and had to be rebuilt west in higher lands.Its present population is approximately 86,000, making it the second most populated city in the province after Bariloche, and the second most important in the Alto Valle after Neuquén.The main activity around the city is the intensive agriculture under irrigation, which made possible an intense agro-industrial activity. The main crops are pears and apples. The city hosts the annual National Festival of the Apple.General Roca, named after Julio A. Roca, is located from Buenos Aires, from Bahía Blanca, from Viedma and from the deepwater port of San Antonio Este. The city is connected to the east by Argentine National Route 22, and is also crossed by provincial routes 6 and 65, which connect it to other cities in the Alto Valle, with the south of the province, and with the La Pampa Province. Through the centre of the city drives the wide rail train lane that joins Zapala with Bahía Blanca and Buenos Aires. The local airport connects General Roca with other points of the country, mainly with Buenos Aires and Mendoza.
Use our Argentina trip generator to arrange your visit to General Roca and other destinations in Argentina.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to General Roca

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in General Roca

Browse hundreds of hotels and read guest reviews on the world's leading online travel agency website.
CHECK IN - CHECK OUT
Millions of travel reviews
on TripAdvisor

Extend your holiday

Visit top cities near General Roca:
Sightseeing, nature, museums
Visit for: 3 daysStart a plan »

Recently planned trips to Province of Rio Negro

19 days in Argentina BY A USER FROM ARGENTINA May, outdoors, romantic, hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, outdoors, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Patagonia BY A USER FROM BRAZIL January, kids, outdoors, relaxing, popular PREFERENCES: January, kids, outdoors, relaxing ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 13 days in Argentina BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 10 days in Argentina BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES August, outdoors, popular PREFERENCES: August, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 60 days in Argentina BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA April, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 14 days in South America BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 15 days in San Carlos de Bariloche & Buenos Aires BY A USER FROM ARGENTINA July, culture, outdoors, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in San Carlos de Bariloche & Buenos Aires BY A USER FROM ARGENTINA July, culture, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 16 days in Argentina BY A USER FROM ARGENTINA November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 60 days in South America BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM September, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 60 days in Argentina BY A USER FROM FRANCE June, culture, outdoors, historic sites, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Argentina BY A USER FROM BRAZIL June, culture, outdoors, shopping, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced
View more plans

Inspirock Trip Planner in the News