Getaways from Buenos Aires, a list of places away from the hustle and bustle of the big city, so you can enjoy a weekend or a whole day in nature.
In the spring/summer season, it is tempting to have an outdoor plan rather than lock ourselves in a small space. Despite the fact that there are thousands of activities to do in the center of the city, which we will tell you about here, there are also many others for you to put together a getaway plan on the outskirts of it.In this case, we managed to put together several of these options, the most interesting and attractive, so that you can find a beautiful and pleasant place to escape the traffic of Buenos Aires:
It’s a plan that never fails! You will find a variety of activities to enjoy, such as touring the Paraná River Delta, knowing the historical sites with colonial style, strolling through the Port of Fruits or strolling through the Museums.
Here we tell you how to get from the center of Buenos Aires in different means of transport. You will be able to schedule a full day getaway or stay the night in nature, since it has several accommodation options.
It is only 70 km from the center of Buenos Aires and you will be able to get here on the Sarmiento Train from the Once Station or by Bus, if you do not have a car.
The tradition that surrounds this place is religious, given its imposing Basilica of Our Lady of Luján, to which annual pilgrimages are made. Its architectural features are truly dazzling and imposing. Without a doubt, it is worth the visit, regardless of your religious belief profile. Every day, guided tours are carried out inside.
In turn, you will be able to visit the Enrique Udaondo Provincial Museum Complex, made up of the Colonial and Historical Museum, the Transport Museum, the Automobile Museum, the “Enrique Peña” Library, the “Estanislao Zeballos” Archive and the Library and Archive of Federico Fernandez of Monjardín.
From this place, you can visit the picturesque town of Carlos Keen, the scene of many famous photographs and audiovisual shots.
With more industrial characteristics, it has several green spaces for you to connect with nature, just 85 km from the center.
Here, you will be able to take boat rides from the coasts of Paraná of Palmas, fish in boats, visit the natural estate of the Swamp Deer National Park or enjoy the municipal spa.
CAPILLA DEL SEÑOR
It is the first town in Buenos Aires, which was declared as National Historic Interest. Its original architecture and way of life have been preserved since ancient times.
You will be able to get here on the Miter Branch Train, combining with the Branch to Capilla del Señor, or by bus Line 57, from Plaza Italia in Palermo.
What you cannot miss is visiting the Roma hall, the Posada del Palomar from 1838, the Cemetery in the center of the square, the Los Ombúes Pulpería, the Parish Temple, the Old Miralejos House and the Immigrants Social Club.
There is also the Museum of Buenos Aires Journalism, where the old typewriters and the presses for printing newspapers still reside.
SAN ANTONIO DE ARECO
One of the most important towns in Buenos Aires, since it is a perfect combination between countryside, river, local culture, history and tradition.
You can transport yourself here by bus from Retiro. It is located only 120 km from the center of Buenos Aires.
The main buildings of this town are located in Plaza Arellano, such as the Civil Registry, the Police Station, the Municipality and the San Antonio Parish. A few meters from the square, you will find the Draghi Family Museum and Silver Workshop, founded in 1960. You will be able to delight yourself with pieces from the 19th century.
In the Ribera, you will find artisan stalls such as saddlers, weavers, potters and silversmiths. In turn, endless country houses, antiques and typical restaurants.
Site of ranches, contrary to the previous attractions, but which became a tourist attraction thanks to its Lagoon. Located 57 km from the city center, you will be able to enjoy different recreational activities.
In turn, it has an Ecological Reserve so that you can also connect with nature. In addition, you will be able to enjoy a real country day in one of its rooms, which offer full service!
If you are looking for a more cultural tour, you can go to the 17 de Octubre Historical Museum, where the remains of former President Juan Domingo Perón rest.
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