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. For travelers who use our custom trip planner, Villa Gesell holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the La Casa de Carlos Gesell and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Summary of the history of the city you have dreamed of don Carlos, idealistic and architect of a unique nature
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  • The House is no big deal to visit! There is nothing inside to see! What is beautiful is around the House. A beautiful forest, trails to explore and then crossing a dune of sand behind the House you reach the beach.
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  • To be able to assess the work of Carlos Gesell, you can't miss this museum. Amazing memories and revealing photos, one leaves with another idea of Don Gesell and his beautiful Villa...
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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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