Home of the sultry tango, it is known as the Paris of Latin America, and deservedly so. With an atmosphere more European than South American, this vibrant city of 13 million boasts bustling streets, grand avenues, atmospheric cafes and stylish restaurants. A visit to Buenos Aires is the doorway to cosmopolitan South America.
GOOD TIME TO VISIT: February to June and September to November
Whether you prefer to relax in this city of romance, or dance the night away to the tango, there are so many attractions in Buenos Aires, it will deliver a truly memorable experience. The city is an enthralling mix of faded architectural glories and colourful metal houses and boasts one of the most dramatic cemeteries in all Latin America.
Visit the magnificent Colón Theatre and be sure to take in a tango show in the very city that inspired it. Argentine cuisine is renowned for its world class meats and wines, and with a myriad of different restaurants you will be spoilt for choice. On your visit to Buenos Aires, stay in one of the many fine hotels that cater to every taste to make this an unforgettable city destination.
Buenos Aires is also the best place to start your adventure in Argentina. From here, explore Iguazú Falls, the Andes, Patagonia, or take that Antarctica cruise, all easily accessible by air.