The furthest points north and south in this country are separated by 3,460 km, which means you can enjoy everything from sunny beaches on the Mar del Plata to trips through glacial landscapes.
Among the many tourist attractions are the Iguazu Falls, which were declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. As was Peninsula Valdes with its fascinating wildlife including elephant seals, sea lions, penguins, orcas, and, between July and November, the southern right whale. In Los Glaciares National Park, a protected area measuring 724,000 hectares, you can find the bobcat, ferret, Andean deer, and cougar, among others, and tour the Perito Moreno glacier. The city of Mendoza is famous for its Mount of Aconcagua and its Malbec wine.
Among unequaled mountainous landscapes, is Bariloche, whose architecture preserves the traditional alpine-village style and boasts quality tourist infrastructure. The estuaries and lagoons of Ibera make up a rich ecosystem with a tremendous diversity of flora and fauna. Surrounded by the Martial Mounts Range and the Beagle Channel, Ushuaia, capital of the Tierra de Fuego province, is the southernmost city in the world.
Argentina's capital, Buenos Aires, is energetic and seductive. The "Porteños", as local residents are referred to, have a rich cultural identity. City of contrasts, the neighborhoods are small and each with individual characteristics; the historic center is formed by Monserrat and San Telmo.