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Merlo

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Offering a gentle climate in an area otherwise known for its dry conditions, Merlo has become one of Argentina's increasingly popular destinations among active vacationers. Top things to do in Merlo include paragliding, cycling, and hiking across rough landscapes long commanded by the Andean condor, Argentina's national symbol. Some 125 km (200 mi) from provincial capital San Luis, little Merlo hosts a thriving expat community that infuses the town with an international flavor. Despite a lack of major tourist attractions, a trip to Merlo gives you a window into local culture, particularly with the slew of festivals held here throughout the year. Merlo is in Province of San Luis. Add Merlo and other destinations to your itinerary using our Argentina trip planning site , and learn about what to see, what to do, and where to stay.
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Where to stay in Merlo

In addition to a range of guesthouses providing cozy rooms with mountain views and plenty of modern amenities, Merlo boasts several mid-range hotels with private swimming pools and neat gardens. Visitors interested in cycling or hiking around the area might want to check out nearby Carpinteria for additional options at affordable prices. If you don't plan to stay in Merlo for more than a day, explore the region on day trips from San Luis, a provincial capital with many more choices.
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