Buenos Aires, the capital, is the
center of the country. Rio de la Plata, in the east of the
country, is actually the city that is closest to the Old
Continent, and probably the most European city in South America.
Argentina offers the
international traveler a unique selection of experiences throughout
its varied regions, and today, Argentina represents even greater
value for dollar. Whether the sophistication of cosmopolitan
Buenos Aires, the expanse of the pampas with their "gauchos",
the beauty of the Lakes Region, or the mystical majesty of
Patagonia "at the end of the world", Argentina has something
for everyone to make that unforgettable holiday of a lifetime.
What you should know:
The high season in Argentina extends between the months of
January, February (summer) and July (winter), as the Southern
hemisphere is opposite to that of the Northern hemisphere.
Summer (January, February and part of December and March),
is generally the ideal time in which to visit the Patagonia
Canadian citizens do not require a visa for visits less than
Please note: the validity of a Canadian passport should exceed
the intended duration of the visit in Argentina for at least
six months. For additional information on entry formalities
or general information, consult with the nearest Argentine
Embassy or consulate.