9 days in Central Argentina Itinerary

9 days in Central Argentina Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Central Argentina trip planner

Make it your trip
Fly
1
Cordoba
— 2 nights
Fly
2
Lujan
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Tigre
— 1 night
Drive
4
La Plata
— 1 night
Fly
5
Mar del Plata
— 2 nights
Fly

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Cordoba

— 2 nights

The Learned One

History lives on in the streets of Cordoba, Argentina's second-largest city.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia Catedral de Córdoba, pause for some serene contemplation at Monasterio de Santa Teresa, and then contemplate the long history of Museo Historico UNC Manzana Jesuitica. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de Los Capuchinos, then steep yourself in history at Paseo del Buen Pastor, and then stroll around Parque de las Tejas.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Cordoba trip builder site.

New York City, USA to Cordoba is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Argentina Standard Time (ART) is 2 hours. While traveling from New York City, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Cordoba, ranging from highs of 63°F to lows of 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Lujan.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 22 — 24:

Lujan

— 2 nights

Capital of the Faith

The small riverfront town of Lujan is best known for its main attraction, the imposing Gothic-style church dedicated to the patron saint of Argentina, Our Lady of Lujan.
On the 25th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parroquia San Antonio de Padua and then examine the collection at Museo Gauchesco y Parque Criollo Ricardo Guiraldes. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the resident critters at ZOO Lujan, then examine the collection at Museos & Cripta Basilica Nuestra Senora De Lujan, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de Lujan.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Lujan planner.

You can fly from Cordoba to Lujan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in October, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can go by car to Tigre.

Things to do in Lujan

Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 24 — 26:

Tigre

— 1 night
Teeming with weekend visitors and day-trippers from the national capital, Tigre and its lush nature offer a range of opportunities for exploring the great outdoors.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Sarmiento House Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Museo de arte Tigre, and then explore the activities along Delta El Tigre.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Tigre trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Lujan to Tigre in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Lujan in October, expect nights in Tigre to be about the same, around 56°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can go by car to La Plata.

Things to do in Tigre

Museums · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 26 — 27:

La Plata

— 1 night
In many ways a mini version of the national capital, attractive La Plata features a laid-back charm all its own thanks to its innovative layout.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de la Plata and then learn more about the world around you at Museo de La Plata.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our La Plata travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Tigre to La Plata takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October in La Plata, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 52°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Mar del Plata.

Things to do in La Plata

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 27 — 28:

Mar del Plata

— 2 nights

Happy City

Drenched in sunshine and fringed by wide expanses of sandy coastline, Mar del Plata stands out as one of Argentina's most popular vacation resorts.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Museo MAR, admire the landmark architecture of Torreon del Monje, then wander the streets of Puerto de Mar del Plata, and finally contemplate the long history of Centro Cultural Villa Victoria Ocampo.

Before you visit Mar del Plata, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by flight from La Plata to Mar del Plata takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from La Plata in October; daily highs in Mar del Plata reach 64°F and lows reach 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Mar del Plata

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
Find places to stay Oct 28 — 30:

Central Argentina travel guide

4.3
Landmarks · Churches · Specialty Museums
Whether you're taking a trip to Central Argentina for business, adventure, or romance, this area encompassing three provinces and over 7 million people promises to show you how to eat like royalty, ride like a gaucho, and celebrate local culture like a native. The three provinces--Santa Fe, Entre Rios, and Cordoba--boast a lively economy based on the production of grain, milk, cattle, vegetable oils, and agricultural machinery. In an area known for its distinct cuisine and local festivals, visitors on a vacation in Central Argentina rarely skip a chance to discover the Andes on horseback, stock up on authentic leather goods, and sample some of the country's finest wines.