12 days in Central Argentina Itinerary

12 days in Central Argentina Itinerary

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12 days in Central Argentina Itinerary

Boise
Fly:  25​h
La Plata
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
Tandil
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Valeria del Mar
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
Mar del Plata
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h 15​min
Cordoba
— 2 nights
Fly:  28​h
Boise

1
day
La Plata

La Plata ©
In many ways a mini version of the national capital, attractive La Plata features a laid-back charm all its own thanks to its innovative layout.
On the 22nd (Thu), don't miss a visit to Plaza Moreno and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de la Plata.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our La Plata trip itinerary website .

Boise, USA to La Plata is an approximately 25-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Boise to La Plata. Traveling from Boise in February, things will get warmer in La Plata: highs are around 82°F and lows about 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can drive to Tandil.

Things to do in La Plata

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Catedral de la Plata ©
Catedral de la Plata
Plaza Moreno ©
Plaza Moreno

1
day
Tandil

Tandil ©
Nestled in the foothills of the nearby mountain range, the town of Tandil offers a solid combination of big-city energy and small-town tranquility.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Cerro El Centinela and then don't miss a visit to Lago y Dique del Fuerte.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Tandil road trip site .

You can drive from La Plata to Tandil in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Tandil when traveling from La Plata in February, with lows around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Valeria del Mar.

Things to do in Tandil

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Piedra Movediza ©
Piedra Movediza
Cerro El Centinela ©
Cerro El Centinela
Lago y Dique del Fuerte ©
Lago y Dique del Fuerte

1
day
Valeria del Mar

Valeria del Mar ©
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): stroll through Playa De Pinamar and then enjoy the sand and surf at Valeria del Mar Beach.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Valeria del Mar tour planner .

Traveling by car from Tandil to Valeria del Mar takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in February, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Mar del Plata.

Things to do in Valeria del Mar

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trip

Playa De Pinamar
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Valeria del Mar Beach ©
Valeria del Mar Beach
Playa De Pinamar ©
Playa De Pinamar

3
days
Mar del Plata

Mar del Plata
Drenched in sunshine and fringed by wide expanses of sandy coastline, Mar del Plata stands out as one of Argentina's most popular vacation resorts.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Playa Varese and Balneario Medanos. Escape the urban bustle at Punta Mogotes and La Perla. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Puerto de Mar del Plata, kick back and relax at Playa Grande, get a sense of history and politics at Museo Casa sobre el Arroyo - Casa del Puente, and steep yourself in history at Centro Cultural Villa Victoria Ocampo.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Mar del Plata trip planner .

You can drive from Valeria del Mar to Mar del Plata in 2 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Mar del Plata can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel to Cordoba.

Things to do in Mar del Plata

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trip

Balneario Medanos
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Puerto de Mar del Plata
Puerto de Mar del Plata
Playa Varese ©
Playa Varese
Punta Mogotes ©
Punta Mogotes

2
days
Cordoba

Cordoba ©
History lives on in the streets of Cordoba, Argentina's second-largest city.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): cruise along Camino de las Las 100 Curvas, get in on the family fun at Casper Un Lugar Magico, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de Los Capuchinos, and finally contemplate the long history of El Paseo Buen Pastor. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia Catedral, contemplate the geological forces at Cerro Uritorco, and then take an in-depth tour of Museo Historico UNC Manzana Jesuitica.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Cordoba itinerary maker website .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Mar del Plata to Cordoba takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Mar del Plata in March, plan for a bit cooler days in Cordoba, with highs around 61°F, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cordoba

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Nature

Side Trips

Villa Carlos Paz, Cerro Uritorco
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El Paseo Buen Pastor ©
El Paseo Buen Pastor
Cerro Uritorco ©
Cerro Uritorco
Camino de las Las 100 Curvas ©
Camino de las Las 100 Curvas

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