Lago Steffen, San Carlos de Bariloche

Discover an impressive and inviting body of water in an unblemished area of Andean Patagonian forest at Lago Steffen. Go for a swim amid pristine wilderness in the glacial lake, whose surface area covers 5.9 sq km (2.3 sq mi). You won't find any shops or restaurants at the lake, so take the opportunity to snap pictures of an area of the world completely untouched by humanity. Because of the complete lack of local services, don't forget to bring plenty of water and food for your trip. Make Lago Steffen a centerpiece of your San Carlos de Bariloche vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our San Carlos de Bariloche trip planner.
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  • And walk its shore and discover at every step something different. Beautiful and quiet. To enjoy. An infallible stop.
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  • I think that like all the places in the south it is worth walking and knowing because they are unique and wonderful, a postcard in winter and one in summer. Unique!
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  • one of my favorites places in bariloche !!! super relax and peaceful .. highly recommended for sunset time!!!  more »
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