Cerro El Centinela, Tandil

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True to its name, Cerro El Centinela keeps watch over the plains below. Literally "Sentinel Hill" in English, the distinctive rock formation, consisting of a large rock balanced precariously on another below it, has attracted generations of Argentinean visitors. The top rock moves back and forth slowly over several hours, so if you leave something next to the point where the stones meet, you'll probably come back to find it crushed hours later. The park surrounding the rock formation offers several enjoyable, not-too-difficult hiking trails. With our custom trip planner, Tandil attractions like Cerro El Centinela can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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Thanks to Tandil's popularity as a weekend and holiday destination for domestic and international tourists alike, it features a wide array of accommodation options suitable for just about any budget. Downtown you'll find a number of larger-scale hotels and rental apartments that offer privacy, onsite dining, and fancier accoutrements catering to business travelers and tourists. In order to get out into nature, many visitors opt for "cabanas," traditional Argentine cabins in the surrounding countryside; bear in mind that these are rustic and charming but only practical if you have access to a car. Booking ahead of time in the summer high season is an absolute must in Tandil, as lodgings fill up fast.
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  • What an amazing place. The Centinela is balanced but looks as if it could topple off its base at a touch! Wonderful walks and terrific views. Plenty of parking and a couple of places to eat and clean ...  more »
  • Beautiful place, great views, amazing photo oportunities!! That rock is much better than the famous one! There are many activitis you can you: trekking, rappel, "aerosillas", etc.. You should go from ...  more »
  • I went so many times as a child but have fond memories of the place. Great views, very quiet, amazing for trecking and relax. disconnect from life  more »
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  • It's nice to go with kids, but a lot of people and not much to walk.
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  • The complex has a chairlift which allows you to go up to the Hill and get a view from above. The price is not too high and visit plan is payable. The stone is at the base of the Hill, not at the top, so if you don't want to upload, can do it. At the base there is a complex where you can buy some things and you can lunch a bite in accordance with normal holiday prices. It is payable. Recommended.
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  • Beautiful place, all very neat, secure, all services. Excellent attention! Affordable prices
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