These popular cities in Argentina attract business and leisure travelers for their variety of attractions, sports activities, fabulous scenery, charm and business and recreational facilities.
1. Buenos Aires
Big, sprawling Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina, is cosmopolitan, called the Paris of the South, and yet retains a neighborhood feel in the barrios. Sightseeing, nightlife, including the sensual tango, is a must in this sophisticated city.
San Carlos de Bariloche, commonly known as Bariloche, is a prime, all-season destination in Argentina's Patagonia. Summer sailing on Lake Nahuel Huapi, skiing, the lake crossing to and from Chile and a decidedly European ski chalet environment make Bariloche a favorite vacation spot.
Mar del Plata is Argentina's premiere beach resort, offering 17 kilometers of beaches, sports fishing, colonial architecture, a university, sports, zoo, casino and lively nightlife plus a number of parks and gardens to tempt the visitor.
The center of Argentina's wine industry, Mendoza is an all-seasons destination for climbers, hikers, skiers, rafters, bikers, paragliders, naturalists, trekkers, and oenophiles.
5. CordobaCalled the Heartland of Argentina for its geographic location, Cordoba retains its colonial history and blends it with a modern tourism industry and a hefty assortment of recreational activities.
On Beagle Channel, surrounded by water, sky and mountains, Ushuaia calls itself the End of the World. Cruise ships dock here for a quick onshore visit. Summer is ideal for trekking, horseback riding, mountain biking, sporting fishing and the most astounding tours along the Beagle Canal, Cape Horn and even the Argentine Antártida.