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Best time to visit and enjoy vacations in Argentina

by amit.uniyal 10. February 2015 23:07

Are you planning to visit Argentina on your next vacation? Then you will surely want to know what, after all, is the best time to visit the country and how to enjoy your vacation fully. Here are some of the important facts to know in order to make your visit quite memorable.

When to visit Argentina

  • The best time to visit Argentina is during fall (March to May) and spring (September to November). The temperatures are mild during these periods.
  • The summer months (December to March) are the busiest. The resort towns and beaches are packed with tourists on vacation.
  • Summers are best to enjoy your holidays in the southern Andes and Patagonia. The days during this season are longer and warmer.
  • Iguazi and the Northwest are the best to visit during winter (June to August), when the heat wave and rains have subsided.

Tango Couple in Argentina

Enjoying Festivals and Special Events in Argentina

  • Plan your visit to Argentina during June to enjoy the famous Carnaval (Mardi Gras). It is held a week before the Lent. The Gualeguaychú, in north of Buenos Aires, is the best place to participate in the event. Inti Raymi or Festival of the Sun is another important festival which is celebrated in towns across the Northwest in June on the night before the summer solstice. It is celebrated to pay special thanks for the year’s harvest.
  • Argentina is renowned world over for its Tango dance. The country celebrates the World Tango Festival in October. The festival is marked by many events, with most of them being held in the tango neighborhood of San Telmo.  
  • The month of November is also great for polo fans. The Argentine Open Polo Championships, the biggest polo event in the world, is held every year during late November in the polo grounds in Palemo.

Knowing some of these important facts prior to your visit will undoubtedly make your vacations in Argentina quite enjoyable.

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