La Casa de Carlos Gesell, Villa Gesell

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Pay tribute to the man who turned part of Argentina's sand-dune coastline into lucrative forests with a visit to his family home turned municipal museum, La Casa de Carlos Gesell. Gesell's home was constructed on top of a 9 m (30 ft) high sand dune in an area once occupied by a treeless desert and dunes. Gesell worked tirelessly to afforest the area, and his efforts are carefully documented throughout his former home, filled with personal objects and other family items. Arrange to visit La Casa de Carlos Gesell and other attractions in Villa Gesell using our Villa Gesell vacation planner.
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  • August 9, 2017
    an icon of the city, the geselinos and lovers of the Villa. walks in the forest so cute and come to the home of its founder, is a highly recommended visit.
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  • August 1, 2017
    Great place to visit and walk by between trees and explore nature qe characterized the city...
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  • July 27, 2017
    Nice place to get to know a little history of Villa Gesell. It is the home of the founder of the town, where many of their original objects are preserved.
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In Villa Gesell you can choose from upscale chain hotels, with swimming pools, spas, and onsite restaurants, and resort-style options offering rooms with great sea views and private areas of sandy beach. Budget-conscious travelers can look just a couple of streets back from the coast, with popular choices including comfortable high-rise hotels and family-owned guesthouses in the residential areas of town.
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