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The incredible town 100 kilometers from Buenos Aires, ideal for a weekend getaway with nature

The incredible town 100 kilometers from Buenos Aires, ideal for a weekend getaway with nature
February 29, 2024 – 19:31

An hour and a half from CABA, this beautiful town with gaucho tradition is ideal for relaxing for a weekend.

San Antonio de Areco It is an excellent option for those who want to disconnect from the routine and get away from the hustle and bustle of the city for a few hours. without traveling long distances. This beautiful town offers the possibility of enjoying the tranquility of a country destination, visiting historical places and tasting the local gastronomy.

The city is the capital of the party that bears the same name. It has around 21 thousand inhabitants and is known for preserving and promoting the gaucho culture, an integral part of Argentine identity. In San Antonio de Areco you can find numerous rooms and museums that highlight the life and gaucho traditions.

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Los Principles bar and warehouse in Areco, run by its owner, Américo.

Los Principles bar and warehouse in Areco, run by its owner, Américo.

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Where is San Antonio de Areco

The district of San Antonio de Areco is located north of the province of Buenos Aires, just 113 kilometers from the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires.

What to do in San Antonio de Areco

San Antonio de Areco offers a wide range of activities and options for those who wish to visit the city, either for the day or to spend a weekend.

Between the cultural activities can:

  • participate in clubs, guitar rallies, dances and other cultural events.
  • Visit the Museum of Yesterday and Today and the Art Museum “La Recova” to explore local history and culture.
  • Enjoy the authenticity of the La Blanqueada grocery store, a restored establishment with more than 150 years of history.

As to natural activities, visitors can relax drinking mate or walking along the banks of the Areco River, enjoying the tranquility and the sunset. Also, enjoy beautiful family horseback riding at ranches such as La Florita, El Ombú de Areco and La Porteña.

Another option is to visit the small towns near the town and explore their charm.

How to get to San Antonio de Areco

For get to San Antonio de Areco from the City of Buenos Aires you have to take the Pan-American Highwaythen Route 8, known as Pilar-Pergamino Highway. It takes approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes.

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