Why Argentina Should Be at the Top of Your Travel Bucket List in 2024

As we start to celebrate the holiday season and think about vacations and where we want to visit most in 2024, let’s take a look at Argentina, and why it should be on everyone’s travel bucket list for next year and years to come.

With unique gastronomy like malbecs and dulce de leche, empanadas and asado; stunning sites to see spanning from the Andes Mountains to La Ruta Natural, and a rich culture and welcoming locals, there is no better time to plan a trip to Argentina than now.

As the destination continues to prepare for an exciting year of tourism ahead, below we’ll showcase some special events and spots to visit in throughout Argentina for visitors to enjoy.

New and Noteworthy

  • MICHELIN Guide’s Arrival in Argentina: This year, the world-renowned MICHELIN Guide will make its debut in Argentina – a destination widely recognized for its rich food culture, as well as an international celebration of its dynamic culinary scene, becoming the first Hispanic Latin-American country highlighted by the Guide! For the first time in its history, the MICHELIN Guide’s inspectors will scrutinize and recommend quality restaurants, spotlighting the City of Buenos Aires and Mendoza, and will present the inaugural restaurant selection on November 24, 2023, just in time for the new year.

Concerts and Events

Reported by a recent Expedia travel trends study, the cultural impact of world tours like the Eras and Renaissance tours was undeniable, driving ticket sales but also travel and tourism, predicting that the trend of Tour Tourism will continue to thrive in 2024. Here are some tours and events in Argentina next year certainly work traveling for:

  • Lollapalooza (March 15 – 17, 2024) – With iconic and diverse headlining artists like Blink 182, Limp Bizkit, Sam Smith and SZA, 2024 is going to be yet another exciting year for Lollapalooza music and arts festival – the most anticipated festival for live music lovers. Each year, the festival hosts some of the world’s biggest name in the music industry, while also showcasing the local culture, cuisine and arts.
  • Buenos Aires Pride (October 26 – November 2, 2024) – Buenos Aires’ March of Pride is the largest annual Pride Parade in Argentina, where hundreds of thousands of people take part marching from the Plaza de Mayo to the National Congress Building. Occurring in a non-traditional time of Pride each year, the November celebration highlights Argentina’s own history of LGBTQ+ liberation, specifically the founding of the country’s first LGBTQ+ organization: Nuestro Mundo.

Must See Cities and Attractions

  • The City of Buenos Aires: Discover the most beautiful places in the capital of Argentina. History, culture, traditions, and shows come together in one of the most vibrant cities in Latin America. The Autonomous City of Buenos Aires (CABA) brings out its best amid buildings and pavement and reveals its nightlife angle when the sun goes down. Football and tango are felt on every corner, while bookstores, museums, and cultural centres catch the attention of curious minds.
    • City Highlights:
      • Visiting the Costanera Sur Ecological Reserve, a Massive Green Area in the City – The largest natural space in the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires and among the largest in Latin America. Walks, fauna, flora, and fresh air in the city.
      • The Fileteado of Buenos Aires, a Charming Style – Buenos Aires’s signature. The pictorial style that is seen in every corner and has found a privileged place in the San Telmo neighbourhood.
      • Corrientes Avenue: between Theatre Plays and Literature – The street that never sleeps and lights up when the sun goes down. Packed with gastronomic places, theatres, and literature, it is one of the great musts!
      • Buenos Aires’ Nightlife – A side that you must get to know: restaurants and bars, pizza shops and theatres, beer pubs and cafés, nightclubs and tango shows… And much more!
      • Culture: Museums of Buenos Aires – Exhibitions of visual, audiovisual, performing, literary, and musical arts. Buenos Aires’ cultural offer is endless, and visiting the places where art takes place is a great plan in itself.
      • Historic Cafés: a Unique Cultural Heritage – Meeting points for musicians, actors, and writers. Stages for diverse cultural activities. The Historic Cafés are a classic option to enjoy the ritual of coffee and medialunas.
  • Mendoza: Discover the cradle of Argentinian wine and explore one of the world’s most important wine cities, surrounded by the snowy landscapes of the Andes Mountains. The world capital of Malbec displays vineyards that capture the attention of thousands of tourists every year, offering the most varied wineries to indulge in Mendoza’s pleasures.
    • City Highlights:
      • Mendoza’s Wine Route – Did you know that Mendoza is one of the main world wine capitals and that the best winery in the world is Zuccardi Valle de Uco? A red universe to discover.
      • Adventure Tourism in the Atuel Canyon – A natural place that dates back to the Paleozoic era. One of the oldest formations in the Andes Mountains, and the ideal setting for practicing rafting, canopy, rappelling, and more.
      • The Hot Springs in Cacheuta and its Dreamy Landscape – Meltwater thermal baths nestled in mountains and a stunning landscape. Visit one of the most famous hot springs in Argentina, in Mendoza.
      • Puente del Inca: World Heritage Site – A natural-stone bridge named by the Inca communities. Mineral waters and sediments formed the phenomenon that today is an icon of the province.
      • Las Leñas, One of the Most Important Ski Resorts in Argentina – Twenty-nine slopes for varying levels, plenty of snow, and options to discover this must-visit place also in summer.
      • Mendoza Capital: Gastronomy, Mountains, and Green Areas – Panoramic views of the Cerro de la Gloria; artificial lakes and walks in the San Martín Park; and the Sarmiento pedestrian street to taste the culinary art.

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