Buenos Aires, Argentina
The perfect 3 days itinerary

Buenos Aires, the capital city of Argentina, is often referred to as the 'Paris of South America' and is known for its European-style architecture, vibrant nightlife, and world-class dining. The city is a blend of romantic Latin passion and cosmopolitan elegance, with neighborhoods (barrios) that each have their unique charm. From the historic San Telmo and colorful La Boca to the stylish Recoleta and trendy Palermo, Buenos Aires offers a rich cultural experience.

What to do in Buenos Aires?

This 3 days 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: Historic Buenos Aires

Morning

Start your day with a visit to the Plaza de Mayo, the political heart of Buenos Aires. Here you'll find the Casa Rosada, the presidential palace known for its distinctive pink color. Don't miss the Metropolitan Cathedral, the main Catholic church in Buenos Aires.

Afternoon

Head to the historic neighborhood of San Telmo, known for its colonial buildings, antique shops, and cobblestone streets. Visit the San Telmo Market, a bustling indoor market where you can find everything from fresh produce to antiques.

Evening

Visit the colorful neighborhood of La Boca. Stroll along the Caminito, a street museum and a traditional alley, lined with brightly painted houses. Enjoy a traditional Argentine dinner at a local parilla (grill).


Day 2: Cultural Buenos Aires

Morning

Visit the Recoleta Cemetery, a city within a city that houses the graves of notable people including Eva Perón. Adjacent to the cemetery is the Recoleta Cultural Center, a hub for exhibitions and cultural events.

Afternoon

Explore the Palermo district, known for its beautiful parks, trendy boutiques, and hip restaurants. Visit the MALBA (Latin American Art Museum of Buenos Aires) to see works by Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, and other Latin American artists.

Evening

Experience the Argentine tango at a milonga (tango club). Many clubs offer lessons before the dance begins, so don't be shy!


Day 3: Modern Buenos Aires

Morning

Visit the Puerto Madero district, the city's newest and most exclusive neighborhood. Walk along the waterfront, visit the Woman's Bridge, and explore the Ecological Reserve.

Afternoon

Head to the trendy neighborhood of Palermo Soho, known for its chic boutiques and stylish restaurants. Shop for unique Argentine designs and enjoy a leisurely lunch at a sidewalk café.

Evening

End your day in the Palermo Hollywood district, known for its vibrant nightlife. Enjoy a cocktail at one of the many bars and dine at a top-rated restaurant.


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