The most beautiful places in Argentina

The most beautiful places in Argentina

The best of Argentina

Argentina is truly a huge country – the eighth largest by area in the world. This country offers a variety of beautiful places. The best of them are mostly at its western border where is the endless ridge stretches of Andes.

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Iguazu Waterfalls
-25.695, -54.437
180 m / 591 ft

#1 Iguazu Waterfalls

The most beautiful waterfalls in South America

Iguazu Falls are located on the of the same name river on the border of Brazil with Argentina. Iguazu are considered both the most beautiful waterfall in the world, but also the largest - decompose almost three kilometers wide and consist of around 275 individual parts. Waterfalls are worth visiting both the Argentinian and Brazilian sides. From brazil side, you will see Iguazu more panoramically. From the Argentine side you will stay more closer to waterfall and you can try more hiking trails.

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Cerro Fitz Roy
-49.271, -73.043
3 405 m / 11 171 ft

#2 Cerro Fitz Roy

The most beautiful mountain in Patagonia

The amazing granite towers of Cerro Fitz Roy (3,405 m) /sometimes called Cerro Chaltén/, have many nicknames. One of the most prestigious is the Patagonian Granite Crown. In the sunsets, when the whole massif is lit up in ore, you will definitely say that it is one of the most beautiful sceneries you can ever see in the world. Fitz Roy itself is only the most massive and highest granite tower. This mountain is one of the most difficult in the world.

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Perito Moreno Glacier
-50.473, -73.051
300 m / 984 ft

#3 Perito Moreno Glacier

The most famous Patagonian glacier

Perito Moreno Glacier is without a doubt one of the biggest attractions of the Argentine side of Patagonia. There are 48 glaciers going down from the south patagonian ice field, but this is just the most famous, the most visited, but probably the most beautiful one. Its length is a total of 30km. It is also massive in width - almost 5 kilometers.

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Aconcaqua
-32.654, -70.011
6 915 m / 22 687 ft

#4 Aconcaqua

The highest mountain of the western hemisphere

For centuries, Aconcagua has been considered the highest mountain in the world. However, it is only the highest mountain in the southern and western hemispheres. The ascent will be handled by physically capable individuals with little luck for the weather. You does not require climbing experience for. The way to the top is very crowded. And do not forget to use the Shit Bag, otherwise you will be fined when leaving national park

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Buenos Aires
-34.604, -58.382
29 m / 95 ft

#5 Buenos Aires

Capital of Argentina

Buenos Aires is the largest city in Argentina. Nearly 15 million people live here. It is situated at the mighty mouth of the Rio de la Plata. The center of the city is the huge boulevard Avenida 9 de Julio, considered to be one of the widest streets of the world.

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Laguna Torre
-49.326, -72.996
635 m / 2 083 ft

#6 Laguna Torre

The lake under the magnificent granite tower

Perhaps the most beautiful lake in the area of Fitz Roy's granite towers is Laguna Torre. Directly above the lake is the beautiful peak Cerro Torre. In addition, the glacier falls into the lake directly as a bonus.

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Lookout from Cerro Otto
-41.144, -71.376
1 405 m / 4 610 ft

#7 Lookout from Cerro Otto

The most famous lookout near Bariloche

Cerro Otto (1 405 m), located right next to Bariloche, is renowned for its stunning views of the very rugged coast of Lake Nahuel Huapi.Even a cable car leads to the top, so even a physically weaker person can enjoy this beautiful sight

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Lanín Volcano
-39.637, -71.503
3 776 m / 12 388 ft

#8 Lanín Volcano

A mighty peak at the Chilean-Argentine border

The massive volcano Lanin (3,776 meters asl) is directly on the Chilean-Argentine border. Renowned mainly by its beautiful surroundings, which, however, due to remoteness is relatively little visited by tourists. Near the volcano you will find prehistoric araukaria trees, lakes, but also older mountain ridges partially littered with lava

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Cerro Colorado o Tres Cruces
-22.884, -65.54
4 161 m / 13 652 ft

#9 Cerro Colorado o Tres Cruces

Colorful region of Tres Cruces

On the route between Huamhuaca and Abra Pampa there is a beautiful country like the wild west. Colorful mountains, cacti and Indian villages. Among the most interesting attractions in the area is definitely the Cerro Colorado Peak of Tres Cruces (4 161 m above sea level), which is really reminiscent of all colors

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General Carrera lake
-46.474, -71.713
202 m / 663 ft

#10 General Carrera lake

On the border between Chile and Argentina lies the beautiful Lake General Carrera (other name Lago Buenos Aires). At the same time it is the largest Chilean lake (the fourth Argentinean) with a depth of up to 600 meters. The lake is surrounded by glacier-treated mountains and you can find beautiful romantic beaches and rocky islands.

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National Park Tierra del Fuego
-54.8, -68.51
180 m / 591 ft

#11 National Park Tierra del Fuego

Beautiful countryside of Land of Fire

Only a short distance west of the capital city of Fire Country - Ushuaia, is the Tierra del Fuego National Park. You will find here a classic wind-scorched "Nordic" landscape with plenty of lakes, mountains and wild forests around the large lake Lago Roca.

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Ushuaia
-54.807, -68.305
18 m / 59 ft

#12 Ushuaia

Background to Antarctica

Ushuaia is located in Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego " Big Island of Land of Fire". Is considered as the southernmost city of the world. Tourists attract not only the beautiful surrounding countryside, but also the fact that they are heading for a beautiful but very expensive trip to Antarctica. There are only a few historic buildings in the city

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Cerro Tintin
-25.167, -66.038
3 763 m / 12 346 ft

#13 Cerro Tintin

Colorful mountain near Cachi

Perhaps the biggest attraction on the road connecting Salt with the Indian village of Cachi is the colorful mountain of the Cerro Tintin Mountain (3,763m). Interesting atmosphere of the place is created by huge cactuses.

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