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The Town of Gaiman, Puerto Madryn

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Step into the forgotten Welsh colony in Argentina when you visit The Town of Gaiman. Once a community of immigrants from Wales, today the small town embraces its heritage and offers a unique experience to travelers. Swing by the tourism info office and pick up a guide map, which will take you around the town and explain the old buildings. Stop for tea at one of the many Welsh tea houses. To visit The Town of Gaiman on your holiday in Puerto Madryn, and find out what else Puerto Madryn has to offer, use our Puerto Madryn itinerary planner.
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  • Gaimin is a cute town but a long way from Puerto Madryn. The Welsh settled this area and the town still promotes its heritage, teaching the language in the schools. It's not an easy language to learn.  more »
  • On our ride from Bariloche to the Valdes peninsula, we made a short stop in Gaiman and visited the nice small café "Siop Bara", which offers a good selection of baked goods. Then we climbed up to a viewpoint from which one has a nice overview of the small town. On the outskirts, there are also the Bryn Gwyn paleontology Park, which points at a 2-kilometer circuit several fossils sites. During our visit there was repaired now, therefore, it was not necessarily really worth seeing.
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  • We went there as part of a tour to Punto Tombo. There is really absolutely nothing to see there and you will just lose one hour waiting. There is just one place (Ty Gwyn) that serves Welsh tea and cak...  more »