Full Day in Palermo

Full Day in Palermo, parks and culture.

Special Days:

- Weekends: Plaza Serrano Market. There is no Graffiti Tour.

1) Visit Palermo Parks: there are a lot of green spots that can be visited near tourist areas and accommodations. One of the most beautiful places to visit is El Rosedal, a rose garden mixed with trees, bridges and important monuments. If you cross Alcorta Avenue, you will arrive to the Planetarium that is located in another park with a lovely lagoon. Check this post for more information about the Palermo Parks.

From now on will be able to choose your next stop:

A) Botanical Garden, Street Art & Traditional Music
- Visit the Botanical Garden: free admission. It is the most complete vegetation space in the city. Endemic and foreign species me in the middle of the city of Buenos Aires. Also, within the Garden you will find a beautiful neomedieval castle.

  • Lunch in Palermo: from the Botanical Garden to Plaza Serrano there are multiple choices to have lunch, from fast food to cozy restaurants with special lunch menus.
  • Street Art Tour in Palermo: we offer a Street Art Tour in Palermo that starts at 3pm from Monday to Friday. It begins at Plaza Serrano. Once the tour is over, you can have a snack in Palermo, visit the shops and rest a little bit. At night you can choose two cultural activities:
    •  Dancing Tango: the best way to acquire Argentine traditions is to put them into practice. In Palermo there is a Milonga where you can go to learn a few steps of Tango, dine and dance all night long. Check the hours of the classes.
    • Listen Traditional Music: you can dine at a Peña, restaurants where you can enjoy argentinean cuisine and folk music. Check this post for more information.

B) Parks & China Town

Close to the Planetarium there are a few Food stands where they sell barbacue. If not you will have to carry your lunch. If you keep walking through Alcorta Avenue you will explore new parks with lagoons and many birds to discover. After a nice walk you can end up in Chinatown, a great place to have dinner. In Chinatown there is a bus terminal with plenty of buses to return to your accommodation. Also there is a train station and a few blocks from there (Cabildo Avenue), a subway station.

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Full Day in La Boca & Puerto Madero

Full day in La Boca & Puerto Madero

Special days:

- Monday: the ecological reserve is closed, except holidays.

Important consideration: there are no ATMs in La Boca and it is not recommended to get out of the touristic area of Caminito and Boca Stadium. In order to arrive to La Boca you can take a bus (152) or a taxi. It is recommended to visit La Boca by the day, from the morning until the afternoon.

1) Visit La Boca: the main atractions of this barrio is the Port, Caminito Street and Boca Juniors stadium. We visit deeply all this atractions in our Walking Tour in La Boca. In this post you will find more information about What to do in La Boca.

2) Lunch in La Boca: through Caminito there are lot of places with diverse offers to have lunch.

3) Visit the Ecological Reserve: the only protected area of the city of Buenos Aires it is located on the banks of the river Río de la Plata, close to downtown. From La Boca you can take a bus (number 20) and walk 5 blocks. With free admission you can enjoy a lovely walk along the banks of the river. There are self-guided trails to discover the flora and fauna of the reserve. Check this post for more information!

4) Walk through Puerto Madero: Puerto Madero is the most modern neighborhood of Buenos Aires. It is located on the banks of the Río de la Plata and it is pleasant to walk through its streets. You can visit the Women Bridge, the dams and the boats. The Fortabat Art Collection Museum is also located in this barrio. To learn more about what to do in Puerto Madero, you can read this post.

5) Dinner in Puerto Madero or Downtown: In Puerto Madero there are plenty of bars and restaurants, but most of the establishments are above the average cost. An alternative is to walk a few blocks until Downtown or San Telmo, and after dinner you will be able to have a better access to public transport as there are no buses or subways in Puerto Madero.

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Full Day in Recoleta

Full Day in Recoleta

Special Days:

Mondays: Museums are closed.
Saturday, Sunday and Holidays: Artisan Market in Plaza Alvear.

1) Walking tour Through Recoleta: we invite you to start your day joining our Free Walking Tour in Recoleta. Sincerely we don't recommend it just because we own it, but because it is a great introduction to the history and culture of the city, and it is a great start up considering the hour and location. You are invited to check our visitors reviews.

2) Having Lunch in Recoleta: the tour ends 2pm at Plaza Alvear, the cemetery park. If it is saturday, sunday or holiday you will be able to roam around the Artisan Market. Around the cemetery there are a lot of bars and restaurants to have lunch. Also, one block from the cemetery you will find the Recoleta Mall where you can exchange money, use the restrooms and have lunch too.

3) Visit the Recoleta Cemetery: Free admission. The Recoleta Cemetery is the main atraction of Argentina. Enjoy a walk around the impressive vaults and discover this outdoor museum. If you like to learn about the history of Evita´s Corpse and other grimly stories, you can join our Recoleta Cemetery Tour at 3pm for only AR$150.

4) National Fine Arts Museum: It is the most important museum of Buenos Aires and it is located one block from the Cemetery. It has the most important collection of South America. Free admission. Closed on Mondays. In this post you will find detailed information.

5) A walk trough Recoleta Parks: from the museum the Recoleta Parks begins. You will enjoy a lovely walk discovering parks, vegetation and architecture. Behind the museum you will find the impressive building of the Law University and Floralis Genérica. Also, you will have the oportunity to visit other museums. In this post you can find a museum route.

You can finish your day wherever you want. You will find lots of public transportation in Las Heras and Santa Fe Avenues.

Here you will find the route of the full day of Recoleta that we recommend!

What to do in Puerto Madero

Puerto Madero is the newest neighborhood of Buenos Aires. Just a few blocks from the old San Telmo and the busy city center, Puerto Madero looks like a different city. Its characteristic historic port buildings made of bricks and old iron crains combine with modern luxurious low rises, fancy restaurants and glass walled skyscrapers. Furthermore, you’ll find here a giant ecological reserve and access to the waterfront. Check this post to see what’s best to do in Puerto Madero.

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What to do in Palermo

Palermo is the biggest neighborhood in Buenos Aires and it is sub divided informally in different areas. You will hear about Palermo soho or the Palermo parks for example among many other names used for the different places within the neighborhood. The reason of this is its size: Palermo is as big as a small town. Here you will find a good guide of what’s best to do in Palermo.

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What to do in Recoleta

Recoleta is one of the most famous neighborhoods of Buenos Aires with plenty of things to do around. It is admired by tourists for its impressive aristocratic architecture and monuments, beautiful parks, fancy style and important museums. Join us and let’s take a walk through the Recoleta highlights! A nice tip: all activities listed on this article are FREE!

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