The Land of the Large Rivers
The province of Corrientes is 1.074 Kms far from Buenos Aires, embraced by one of the largest rivers in the world: the Paraná, which offers 750 kilometers of coastland with beaches, hills and ravines.
Abandoned or ancient river beds formed, with the passing of time, independent and complex wetlands comprised by swamps, lagoons and rainwater streams. With an extension of 1.400.000 hectares, the Iberá Swamps are the second largest wetland in South America. These crystalline waters are inhabited by the Golden Fish and other species that make Corrientes a more than interesting destination for sport fishing fans.
Its nature diversity is suitable for many different activities: rural tourism, walks, bike rides, horse riding, sulky or carriage rides, trekking, mountain bike, 4x4 rides, photographic safaris, nature sightseeing. Its waters are perfect for nautical sports like: sailing, canoeing, rubber boats, kayaking, water ski, jet ski or windsurf.
Visitors willing to discover the spirit of this magic province should not miss the Gaucho Culture, the Guaraní Heritage, the chipá, its typical chamamé dance or its carnivals.
The province of Chaco is located at the north of the country and belongs to the Pampas Plains. Its capital, Resistencia, is 1.020 kms far from Buenos Aires and has 480.000 inhabitants.
It is known as the “city of the sculptures” because its streets and walks feature more than 100 art pieces made in wood, bronze and marble, and precious murals of recognized local artists.
Chaco has two big well differentiated regions: the Eastern Region humid and with low lands, and the Western Region with salty soils and xerophilous vegetation. It is an almost virgin and hardly explored destination, with swamps, lagoons and plentiful rivers, ideal for enjoying nature and discovering animal native species almost extinguished.
Visitors are invited to take fantastic expeditions to sites of incredible natural beauty like the well known Impenetrable, one of densest woodlands and - as it name indicates - one of less explored regions in the country.
Other places worth to be visited are Campo del Cielo, an extension of land covered by meteorites more than 6.000 years old, Isla del Cerrito, an island suitable for outdoor activities, or the Chaco National Park, the right place to enjoy adventure and nature in its purest state.
Besides, the native cultures of the Wichis, Mocovíes and Tobas is still alive in little colonies, where they make beautiful handicrafts with native materials and ancient methods.
The combination between the natural beauty and the ancestral cultural heritage converts this province in an attractive tourist destination that nobody should miss.
The Province of Entre Ríos is only 495 Kms far from Buenos Aires, taking as reference its capital city, Paraná.
It a typical Litoral land, with cities full of cultural and architectonic richness and rural spaces that offer a wide variety of proposals. As its name indicates, it is integrally embraced by majestic and pictures rivers like the Paraná, Uruguay, Gualeguay and Gualeguaychú Rivers, ideal sceneries for sport fishing and hunting.
Its plentiful streams, lagoons and rivers emerging from its soils form the popular provincial thermal spas.
Besides, Entre Ríos features important activities for those willing to live the essence of the argentine culture: carnivals (Gualeguaychú carnivals are the most famous), rural tourism, historic circuits, beaches, golf courses, adventure tourism and ecotourism.
El Palmar National Park being a remarkable place for the latter, with an extended forest of centenary Yatay Palms. These are just a few of the many proposals that this incredible destination offers.
At the Northern extreme of the country, 1.181 kms distant from Buenos Aires, we find the province of Formosa. Its name derives from the ancient Spanish term "fermoso" which refers to the beauty that characterizes this region.
Its large rivers, swamps, wetlands and jungles are inhabited by a wide range of birds and fauna. Among its national parks and protected areas, the La Estrella wetland is worth to be mentioned. It is the right place to enjoy contact with nature. Its exuberant vegetation, with a huge variety of green shades, offers ideal paths to cover with 4x4 rides.
Its rivers are also a choice for adventure: the plentiful Paraguay River, the imposing Bermejo River and the changing PilcomayoRiver offer many attractions.
This province is also the perfect destination for those loving handicrafts, mainly in occasion of the Pan American Natives day (19th April) during which takes place the Meeting of Native People of America, a unique event that gets together the diverse native populations.
Located at the northeastern extreme of the Litoral region, the province of Misiones is 1.615 kms far from Buenos Aires, taking as reference Puerto Iguazú, its most important touristic center.
This province is internationally known because it hosts the Iguazú National Park (Patrimony of Mankind) where the famous Iguazú Falls are found. The province as a whole is a destination suitable for adventure and its national park is, beyond doubts, a privileged place for safaris and sightseeing.
Among the diversity of species that inhabit the region, we find multicolor toucans and parrots, pumas, yaguaretes and a wide variety of birds. During daylight or in the evenings there are guided walks or touristic train tours.
Misiones also hosts the cultural heritage of the Guarani Jesuit Missions with their impressive archaeological ruins. The Yerba Mate Route is another attractive circuit. This region concentrates the main yerba mate factories with their doors open to show their elaboration processes and the secrets and stories that help to understand the cultural importance of this Argentine beverage.
Likewise, and as a result of the uninterrupted immigration, Misiones has a cultural and ethnic kaleidoscope of incomparable plurality, with more than 29 different nationalities; their Immigrant's National Festivity being a remarkable event that is celebrated every year in the city of Oberá.
Visitors planning the perfect trip should not miss the many towns by the rivers or a visit to the underground mines of semi-precious stones.
In the center of the country, and only 475 kms far from Buenos Aires, the province of Santa Fe features a scenery rich in natural resources and an interesting touristic and recreational offer that comprises activities like sport fishing and hunting, recognized golf courses, cultural and rural tourism, nice beaches andbeautiful cities, worth to be visited.
Rivers Paraná, Salado, Carcarañá and Coronda, together with important lagoons, constitute the province's main natural attraction. Sport fishing can be practiced along its more than 700 mts of coastlands.
The city of Reconquista, 350 kms distant from Santa Fe city, hosts the Surubí Fishing Argentine Contest, the most important sport fishing tournament in Argentina.
Paraná river’s banks have dense vegetation and a varied bird fauna comprised by more than 300 bird species, being perfect for photographic hunting andwatching.
The strong influence of agricultural activities invites tourists to visit the most traditional producing circuits as for instance, the tambo (dairy farms).
Its history and the strong marks left by the Spanish culture can be found in places like Cayastá, with the ruins of Santa Fe La Vieja, National Historic Monument. The most important urban centers are its capital city, Santa Fe, and Rosario.
Litoral is the northeastern region of Argentina, comprised by the provinces of Chaco, Corrientes, Entre Ríos, Formosa, Misiones and Santa Fe. It is the land of large rivers, humid tropic, red earth and a virgin forest full of huge trees and extraordinary flora and fauna.
Its extended and exuberant natural beauty is an invitation to discover it. Its historical and cultural legacy is remarkable: from the footprints of its native inhabitants, and up to the roots of the immigrants’ customs, with archaeological ruins that staged different battles in the past. Traditional festivities occupy an important place in the Litoral’s agenda.
Entre Ríos and Corrientes Carnivals are internationally recognized for the joy and glam of their colorful and pompous parades. It is a scenery of incredible beauty spreading along the Iguazú National Park, Mocona Falls, Río Pilcomayo National Park, El Palmar National Park, Iberá Swamps or the Chaco Plains.
Apotheosis of Nature, where the Jesuit Ruins, declared Cultural Patrimony of Mankind by the UNESCO, are a vivid testimony of the Jesuits’ fruitful work.
This region, comprised by the provinces of Misiones, Corrientes, Entre Ríos, Formosa, Chaco and Santa Fe, has a stron...
Visiting the Argentine Litoral is meeting the splendor of the vegetation fostered by the region's humid weather. R...
Football is the passion of Argentines: lived with hot blood, euphoria and huge emotion. It is very common to see fans...
Created in 1.934, the purpose of this park is the preservation of the majestic Iguazú Waterfalls - one of the most impo...
The system that comprises the Paraná-Río de la Plata basin is the third one in importance in the world and the sec...
The golf course of the Rosario Golf Club, just a few minutes from the City of Rosario, has a winding field with narro...