10 days in Buenos Aires & Mar del Plata Itinerary

10 days in Buenos Aires & Mar del Plata Itinerary

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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 Museo Nacional De Arte Decorativo and Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales Bernardino Rivadavia capture your imagination. Visit Cemiterio de Recoleta and Basilica del Santisimo Sacramento for their historical value. Explore Buenos Aires' surroundings by going to San Isidro (Catedral de San Isidro & Villa Ocampo) and Norcenter (in Vicente Lopez). And it doesn't end there: take in the history at Plaza de Mayo, see the interesting displays at Buque Museo Fragata ARA Presidente Sarmiento, admire the natural beauty at Parque 3 de Febrero, and admire the striking features of Palacio Barolo.

To find ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Buenos Aires trip tool.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Buenos Aires is an approximately 6.5-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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel 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 Mar del Plata Cathedral 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: Miramar (La peatonal, Bosque del Vivero, &more), Lavanda Tienda de Arte Mar Azul (in Mar Azul) and Balcarce (Juan Manuel Fangio Museum & Museo Histórico). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Museo Municipal de Arte Juan C.Castagnino, admire the masterpieces at Museo MAR, get engrossed in the history at Museo Archivo Historico Municipal, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia Stella Maris.

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 3 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 travel back home.

Things to do in Mar del Plata

Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

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