Dive deep into Buenos Aires and discover a city that is far more than tango, Argentinean steak and Evita.
Home to over 13 million people, Buenos Aires is not only one of the world’s largest cities but is also one of the most vibrant and diverse. Get a real taste of the life, history, and culture as well as the must-see highlights of the city with Indie Travel Guides Buenos Aires. Crammed full of suggestions, there are also copious itineraries and experiences to suit every indie traveller.
Top ten things to do – See the traveler highlights with this top ten list! Visit Recoleta Cemetery where Eva Perón (Evita) is buried, spend some time in the impressive Plaza de Mayo, and go crazy over fútbol (soccer/football) like everyone else in town! Find out where to see the best tango (or even have a go yourself), see edgy street art, or visit one of the city’s best Sunday fairs – the Feria de San Telmo.
Or tailor your own itinerary and choose one of ten ways to spend your day in Buenos Aires.
Ten ways to spend your day – Take an Argentinean cooking class, visit an artisanal fair, and finish the day with a flourish at a traditional Argentinean restaurant. Or get your fill of history and take in the beautiful Palacio del Congreso and the Plaza de Mayo, and marvel at the 14-lane Avenida de Julio – one of the largest avenues in all of South America! Other itineraries include shopping and café days, history and cultural tours, and popular day trips to La Plata and other places outside of the big city.
Fall in love locally – Get the best out of the city without spending all of your time and budget in crossing town, by basing yourself in a barrio like one of the locals. Choose from the barrios (neighbourhoods) popular with travellers, from upmarket Belgrano to the more modest barrios of Almagro, Abasto and Once. You’ll also find places to stay, eat and play locally, to suit your budget – whether low, midrange, or upmarket.
Travel tips and tricks – Learn how to visit the poorer, rougher areas of colourful La Boca safely and how to navigate the Subte (subway system) like a local. Other advice includes money and currency tips, travel safety advice, and specific advice for women and LBGT travellers, as well as up-to-date advice on the best nightspots, bars, cafes and restaurants.
Going to Buenos Aires for a few days or a few months? See the best of Buenos Aires with an Indie Travel Guide.
Every Indie Travel Guide includes:
- Top ten things to do – Don’t miss these traveller highlights.
- The best days out – Try out these tailor-made itineraries to get the best out of the location.
- Neighbourhood knowledge – Don’t waste time and money on zigzagging across town; stay, eat and play in the same neighbourhood. Accommodation is listed in budget, midrange, and high-end categories.
- Travel tips – Get the best practical advice on money, safety, and transport (with special mentions for LGBT and women travellers).
- Background notes – Discover the political, historical and economic background that makes up a place’s unique identity.