Buenos Aires, Argentina

The perfect 1 day itinerary

Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina, is a city with the soul of a tango dancer. Known for its European-style architecture and rich cultural life, Buenos Aires is a city that embraces its past while looking towards the future. From the colorful houses of La Boca and the bustling Plaza de Mayo to the wide boulevards of Palermo, Buenos Aires is a city of distinctive neighborhoods, each with its own unique charm. Let's dive into the itinerary for your 1-day trip to this vibrant city.

What to do in Buenos Aires?

This 1 day itinerary is the perfect guide to the best things to see in Buenos Aires. It includes day-by-day activities, travel tips, and the top places to visit.

Day 1: A Day of Culture and History


Start your day at the Plaza de Mayo, the political heart of Buenos Aires. Visit the Casa Rosada, the presidential palace, and the Metropolitan Cathedral. Take a short walk to the San Telmo district, known for its colonial buildings, cobblestone streets, and antique shops. Visit the San Telmo Market, a bustling food and antiques market.


Head to La Boca, a colorful and artistic neighborhood. Visit the Caminito, a street museum and a traditional alley, full of color and art. Enjoy a traditional Argentine lunch at one of the local parrillas (grill houses).


Visit the Recoleta Cemetery, the final resting place of many notable Argentines, including Eva Perón. End your day in the Palermo district, where you can enjoy a leisurely stroll through its beautiful parks and dine at one of its trendy restaurants.

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