10 days in Buenos Aires & Mar del Plata Itinerary

10 days in Buenos Aires & Mar del Plata Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Argentina route planner

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Buenos Aires
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Mar del Plata
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Buenos Aires

— 4 nights

Queen of La Plata

Cultural capital of South America, Buenos Aires remains one of the largest cities on the continent, serving as a point of departure for exploring the rest of the country.
Let the collections at Buque Museo Fragata ARA Presidente Sarmiento and Museo Del Bicentenario capture your imagination. Visit Cemiterio de Recoleta and Museo Nacional De Arte Decorativo for their historical value. Explore Buenos Aires' surroundings by going to San Isidro (Catedral de San Isidro & Villa Ocampo) and Norcenter (in Vicente Lopez). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica del Santisimo Sacramento, get a new perspective on nature at Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales Bernardino Rivadavia, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica de Nuestra Senora Del Pilar, and admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Buenos Aires itinerary builder website.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Buenos Aires is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In December in Buenos Aires, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can fly to Mar del Plata.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

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Mar del Plata

— 5 nights

Happy City

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.
Gruta de Lourdes and Iglesia Stella Maris will appeal to history buffs. Visit Valeria del Mar Beach and Balneario Medanos for some beach relaxation. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mar del Plata: Balcarce (Juan Manuel Fangio Museum & Museo Histórico), Lavanda Tienda de Arte Mar Azul (in Mar Azul) and Miramar (La peatonal, Bosque del Vivero, &more). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Museo Municipal de Arte Juan C.Castagnino, admire the masterpieces at Museo MAR, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mar del Plata Cathedral, and get engrossed in the history at Museo Archivo Historico Municipal.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Mar del Plata online travel planner.

Fly from Buenos Aires to Mar del Plata in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Buenos Aires in January, expect little chillier with lows of 16°C in Mar del Plata. On the 8th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Mar del Plata

Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

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