Bariloche, one of the most visited in winter vacations by national and foreign tourists

At the close of the month of July, San Carlos de Bariloche continues to be the most chosen destination for national and foreign winter tourism, ranking, once again, among the most visited cities in the country. Likewise, other destinations in the province experienced rising figures as the month progressed, leaving a good balance for the season.

According to data obtained by the Tourist Observatory of Río Negro, the Andean cities were the ones that attracted the largest number of tourists in the month of winter vacations, with San Carlos de Bariloche as the most chosen city, with an average of 95% occupancy in the city. second fortnight of the month; numbers that were on the rise after registering 90% in the first half of the winter break.

It should be noted that this significant number of visitors is the result of the large influx of tourists from the main emissive destinations in the country and abroad, especially Brazil, which gave a very different and positive imprint to this “Winter Epic”.

Other destinations in the mountain range (El Bolsón, Dina Huapi and El Manso) received an influx of travelers during the month of July, mainly during the vacation weeks, showing an average monthly occupancy that exceeds 50%, mainly in El Bolsón, a town that It is strongly positioned as a winter destination due to the significant growth of the Perito Moreno ski resort.

During peak days with a greater flow of passengers, the city also received foreign tourists from Brazil and Uruguay, and from Argentine provinces who experienced the alternatives and the services provided.

The holidays are over, but Andean resorts continue to offer experiences this time of year. The snow, for example, will continue to attract skiers and families who want to enjoy the mountain, due to the large accumulation recorded during the year, so it is expected that the ski centers will have this resource during the month of August, extending thus the good booking rates.

The sea also offered winter experiences

In the Mar region, (Viedma / El Cóndor, SAO Las Grutas, Playas Doradas) one of the consolidated destinations in the province, Las Grutas, closes with an occupancy rate of around 60% of the places available at this time of year , like Viedma, similar occupancy figures during recess weekends.

The next long weekend in August, Las Grutas will present tourist offers within the framework of the marine fauna sighting season, which intensifies in these months due to the arrival of new species in the San Matías Gulf.

While the capital of Rio Negro will also have a similar event in order to promote the activity from a majestic setting such as the Camino de la Costa, the El Cóndor spa, La Lobería, the Protected Natural Area, Punta Bermeja to contemplate the behavior of the largest colony of sea lions in South America, and other species of marine fauna and the wide diversity of birdlife that reigns in the area.

In summary, during the month of July, a total of 225,766 passengers entered the busiest destinations in the province (Bariloche, El Bolsón, Viedma and Las Grutas).

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