San Carlos de Bariloche Travel Guide
San Carlos de Bariloche
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San Carlos de Bariloche
San Carlos de Bariloche
Centro Civico, Bariloche
Small and beautiful town in de middle of the National Park Nahuel Huapi, where you can visit mountains, lakes, forests.
several arsons burnt and destroyed some of the woods.
In a nutshell
the most breathtaking city in Argentina
This delightful drive takes you along the shore of Lago Nahuel Huapi in the direction of Puerto Panuelos. By taking a turn to the left the road follows the shore of Lago Perito Moreno. There are a number of great view points along the way. The best view is of both lakes with...
Lago Nahuel Huapi
Bariloche is one end of the famous Lake Crossing from Argentina to Chile. The first leg of the crossing, over Lago Nahuel Huapi, is very popular as a day trip. Every 20 minutes a bus from Bariloche will take you along the shore of the lake to Puerto Pañuelos. The ferry...
South of Bariloche
A great whole day excursion offered by all the local travel agents takes you south through beautiful country to Cerro Tronador. Given the narrow, rough roads of much of the route, taking a tour and letting someone else take the strain of driving isn't a bad idea. The first...
A visit to Isla Victoria (a 30 minute cruise across Lake Nahuel Huapi from the quaintly named Puerto Panuelo - Handkerchief Port - on the Llao Llao Peninsula) with a very knowledgeable National Parks guide followed by time to explore the island at leisure is just the first...
Quite a mouthful
San Carlos de Bariloche takes its name from a Mapuche Indian word, Vuriloche, meaning "people from the other side" ( a reference to crossing from Chile)and from Carlos Wiederhol, a German from Chile who opened a small store here in 1895. He'd be surprised if he came back...
Museo de la Patagonia
Bariloche's museum, housed in one of the buildings of the Cento Civico, is well worth an hour or so of your time. From the momont you begin to climb the massive, if somewhat creaky, wooden staircase, you get the feeling you are in some 19th century scholar and collector's...
Day Trip on the Lake
You can also take a day trip on Nahuel Huapi to Isla Victoria and then Bosque de Arrayanes. Leaves from Puerto Panuelo and takes most of the day. It's not the bus-boat combo across to Chile, but it's a very nice day trip. You buy the tickets in Bariloche at one of two travel...
Llao Llao Peninsula
I spent half a day exploring the Llao Llao Peninsula which can be reached by a local bus from Bariloche. The Peninsula is famous for the luxury Llao Llao hotel that was originally built in 1939 by Alejandro Bustillo and only to have been destroyed by a fire the following...
Cerro Catedral is 21 km from Bariloche. During the winter, it's one of Argentina's important ski centres but during the summer, you can able to go hiking, biking or take chairlifts up to one of its summits for the views. I paid 75 ARP (February 2011) for a return journey up...
La Cascada Hotel
1 Review and 23 Opinions On a hill above the lake with it's own waterfall! La Cascada has seen the likes of Fidel Castro and...
La Vizcacha Restaurant: BIFE DE CHORIZO!
A Vizcacha is a large nocturnal rodent, but don't let the name put you off. This place is packed, you will be lucky to find a table and it is listed in a lot of guidebooks. Why? They are famous for their Bife De Chorizo whicH is detailed below. They also have a large menu...
Don Alberto: don't miss Don Alberto
I miss this place so much! ate here two times during my stay in Bariloche with my wife. we ordered two 500 gram steaks and a bottle of wine in the total price of 50 dollars! great food and very nice owner. the waiters are friendly and helpful and their recommendations where...
Abuela Goye: A perfect place for Chocoholics!
This is my favourite chocolate shop and cafe in Bariloche. I love their Abuela Goye special hot chocolates and their hot chocolates with cognac! The quality of chocolate is amazing and enjoyed sampling some of it whilst in town. As well as hot chocolate and chocolate, they...
Por ser un destino elegido por la mayoría de los chicos para sus viajes de egresados, para la gente que hace un tiempo que pasó por esa etapa, puede parecer una guardería en algunos lugares y momentos.Los clubes están muy buenos, pero a veces, influenciados por el estilo de...
Getting to Bariloche from other places in Argentin
Agree with the Wandering Camel, host of activities in Bariloche even for not too athletic females LOL I was there in 2005, I'm energetic & tough, & quite beyond my 20s! but not really "athletic", even less so since I came home & relaxed!All in all, it's a place for youthful...
Internet or Travel Agent?
Searching fares and booking via the internet is common practice these days and there are some great deals to be had; however, there are no such deals available for domestic fares in Argentina, and given the level of disorganization and misinformation you are likely to...
Patagonia Delivery: All the food you can't take with, buy it at home
I was concerned about how much weight I was able to take with me. I've promised to my mother some gourmet & deli products from Patagonia. This people have very good prices and ships all kind of products overseas. Very good service and finest products. I also discover that is...
Mamuschka chocolates: Chocolate Bariloche Mamuschka
Mamuschka es el Chocolate Más Rico de la patagonia argentina. Chocolate artesanal de Bariloche. Donde se puede comprar chocolate artesanal argentino. Presenta gran variedad de chocolates: chocolate en rama, bombones rellenos, turrones y mazapan.Inspirada en las tradicionales...
Campaña del Desierto - Dessert Campaign
En 1887 Julio Argentino Roca llevó a cabo la denominada Campaña del Desierto, un proceso de extensión territorial que garantizó a la Nación Argentina la soberanía de la Patagonia.Sin entrar en este tema tan discutido por las dos partes si que llama la atención esta estatua...
Es el centro de esquí que hace famosa a la ciudad de Bariloche.Ubicación: A 21 kilómetros del centro de Bariloche.Características y servicios: Hay 2000 hectáreas de laderas esquiables y 67 kilómetros de pistas. Son 32 los medios de elevación con una capacidad de transporte...
Get Your Clothes Washed
For many travelers, especially families, finding a place to get your clothes washed if you're on the road for a couple of weeks is a major concern. You'll be relieved to know that there are several laundromats in Bariloche. Generally if you drop off in the morning it wil all...
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