7 destinations for the weekend



One of the towns in which weekend tourism has become a successful industry a few kilometers from the Federal Capital. Hikes, boat rides or simply enjoying the outdoors are some of the available options that we will have in this town.

To enjoy the Paraná River, it is necessary to visit the river station, from where we can visit the different islands of the Delta, as well as simply take a boat ride. If we want to stay on land there are camping areas available as well as numerous bars to enjoy the night.

Saint Andrew of Giles

San Andrés de Giles is located 103 kilometers from the city and can be accessed by car through the routes National Route 7 and Provincial Route 41.

The city, even with village soul, not only does it offer activities in its locality, but it also has around it rural towns that are ideal to add to the weekend getaway. For example, it is close to San Antonio de Areco.

In San Andrés de Giles there are bars and restaurants to choose from, among them it is recommended The Bar Restaurant The Familylocated in front of the square. There predominates the family atmosphere with typical meals.

For its part, the central square is surrounded by historic buildingssuch as the San Andrés Apóstol Church and the Municipal Palace. The Dr Fernando Lillia municipal park is the green lung of the city.

can also be done routes between staples and grocery storespassing through the San Andrés de Giles Railway Station (located at Diagonal J. Morgan 801), the El Viejo Tropezón Bar (Av. España and Diagonal J. Morgan) and finally the Bar 2 de Mayo (Av. JA Maciel and Diagonal Morgan).

To complete the experience, the city preserves national historic sitessuch as the Posta de Figueroa, in whose rooms the “Charter of the Hacienda de Figueroa” was signed by Juan Manuel de Rosas addressed to Facundo Quiroga.


San Miguel del Monte

110 kilometers from Capital Federal and following the Ezeiza – Cañuelas highway and National Route 3, you can reach this town with a 740-hectare lagoon and 15 km of green around it.

Although, in addition to green, there is also activities in the lagoonsuch as swimming, motor boating, jet skiing, windsurfing and sailing. And if there is water, there is also to fish.

Dining goat on the grill in front of the lagoon is an ideal plan in the town. Or else, you can walk along the extensive waterfront, Juan Manuel de Rosas, which is lit up at night.

Its history dates back to the colonial era that, to this day, can be seen in the buildings. It is one of the oldest cities in the Province. And of great historical importance related to Juan Manuel de Rosasformer owner of several ranches and fields in the area.

As well as the previous destination, San Miguel also offers other visits around it since it is surrounded by fields, rural ranches and villagessuch as Abbott, Francisco A. Berra and Zenón Videla Dorna, where all the gaucho traditions are maintained and Creole festivals with dance, music and Creole cuisine are celebrated.


Carlos Ken

Carlos Keen is a town in the Partido de Luján. is to 75 km from the City of Buenos Aires and 16 km from the city of Luján. To get there by car, you have to take Acceso Oeste to Luján and then route 7.

In the town you can see the typical constructions of the end of the 19th centurythat still preserve their architecture today. Also, it’s a great gastronomic hub featuring country restaurants. Sausages such as salamis and raw ham, cheeses, roasts, pot dishes, meat empanadas cut with a knife and cooked on a disc, and pasta, are dishes and foods that you must try.

In 2007, the National Commission of Museums and Historic Monuments and Places declared Carlos Keen “good of national historical interest”to a sector of the urban layout of the town in recognition of its quality as a historic town.

Some of its most visited tourist spots are the Rural Machinery Museuminstalled outdoors; the San Carlos Borromeo temple and the Mirador al Sur farmfamous for its honey production. Also, hThere are country restaurants, antique shops, horseback riding and sulky rides. Also dressage and folklore of the Círculo Criollo Martín Fierro.



located at 100 km southwest of the cityIt can be reached by car through Provincial Routes 41 and National 205 or by train from the Roca and Sarmiento branches.

One of the main attractions of Lobos is its lagoon and its journey along the Municipal Coastal. Its variety of activities stands out, including those of low impact to naturesuch as kayak rental, rowing boats, coastal fishing, kitesurfing, sailing, bird watching, hiking, nature contemplation; and activities of high impact, such as motor boating and fishing with a motor boat.

A site of interest are the quiet streets of Villa Loguerciowooded and populated with birds. A community that was originally conceived as a neighborhood of country houses and that, even today, continues to maintain its tranquility. It is recommended to visit the Dr. Vicente Logüercio Square, the Santa Isabel Chapel, and the railway stop, called “Fortín Lobos”.

It also has several museums with a lot of history involved: the Birthplace of Juan Domingo Perón and the Historical and Natural Sciences Museum “Pago De Los Lobos”. And some places of interest: the Albino Caponi Popular Library, the House of José Salgado, Plaza Soberanía and the Teatro Cine Italiano.


Saint Peter

To a little more than 164 kilometers from the cityis this green town, with ravines, the river and its proximity to the big cities. It can be reached by car along National Route 9.

Its historic center can be explored on foot or by bicycle. It is recommended to spend the afternoon on the banks of the Paraná River. If you are looking for something more historic, you should go to the buildings on Bartolomé Miter and Pellegrini streets. There are the “Rafael Obligado” Popular Library, Casa 1830, the Historical Museum and the Sampedrina Sports League.

The perfume of its lime trees, jasmine and orange trees, accompanies the tour of the city centerwhich has a wide variety of commercial premises attentive to the needs of the visitor. While coastal cars, riverside restaurants, Creole grills, river fish and artisanal delicacies demonstrate the essence of the place.

Is another one ideal destination for fishermen with lagoons and channels of the Paraná River, and the Delta. In addition, you can take advantage and take kayak and boat tours.


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