7 days in Province of Buenos Aires & Foz do Iguacu Itinerary

7 days in Province of Buenos Aires & Foz do Iguacu Itinerary

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7 days in Province of Buenos Aires & Foz do Iguacu Itinerary

Start: Blumenau, Brazil
Drive:  10​h 30​min
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Mar del Plata, Argentina
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
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La Plata, Argentina
— 1 night
Drive:  16​h 30​min
3
Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Blumenau, Brazil

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Mar del Plata, Argentina

Mar del Plata ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): make a trip to Fuente de Aguas Danzantes, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Varese, then take a stroll through Puerto de Mar del Plata, and finally steep yourself in history at Centro Cultural Villa Victoria Ocampo.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Mar del Plata vacation planner.

Blumenau, Brazil to Mar del Plata is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In March, Mar del Plata is little chillier than Blumenau - with highs of 27°C and lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to La Plata.

Things to do in Mar del Plata

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Playa Varese ©
Playa Varese
Puerto de Mar del Plata
Puerto de Mar del Plata
Centro Cultural Villa Victoria Ocampo ©

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La Plata, Argentina

La Plata ©
In many ways a mini version of the national capital, attractive La Plata features a laid-back charm all its own thanks to its innovative layout.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): view the masterpieces at Museo de Arte Contemporaneo Latinoamericano, get into the urban bustle at Pasaje Dardo Rocha, then engage your brain at Museo de La Plata, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de la Plata.

To find maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read La Plata trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Mar del Plata to La Plata takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in March, and nighttime lows around 16°C. On the 17th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in La Plata

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Museo de La Plata ©
Museo de La Plata
Catedral de la Plata ©
Catedral de la Plata
Planetario Ciudad de La Plata ©
Planetario Ciudad de La Plata

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Foz do Iguacu, Brazil

Foz do Iguacu ©
A gateway to the world-renowned Iguacu Falls, which spectacularly divide Brazil and Argentina, the modern, high-rise city of Foz do Iguacu can't help but play second fiddle to the natural wonder in its vicinity.
Ponte Internacional da Amizade has been added to your itinerary. On the 18th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosque of Omar Ibn Al-Khattab, examine the collection at Dreamland Foz, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Parque das Aves Bird Park, then don't miss a visit to Avenida Jorge Schimmelpfeng, and finally snap pictures at Ponte Internacional da Amizade. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Orquidario Vale Das Orquideas, contemplate the long history of Triple Frontier, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Buddhist Temple, and finally browse the different shops at Cataratas JL Shopping.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Foz do Iguacu trip planner .

Traveling by car from La Plata to Foz do Iguacu takes 16.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from La Plata in March, things will get somewhat warmer in Foz do Iguacu: highs are around 34°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

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Parque das Aves Bird Park ©
Parque das Aves Bird Park
Buddhist Temple ©
Buddhist Temple
Triple Frontier ©
Triple Frontier