Things to do in Chubut
Tours from Trevelin Incredible places to know the geography and life of the mountainous region where it is the town of Trevelin. Welsh tea: a treasure preserved in Chubut One of the enticing activities that Trevelin has to offer to its visitors: drinking tea with a delicious cake in the traditional houses dedicated to the field. But historically, it has the importance of having been used by the Welsh to create solidarity with the natives. Tulips' Cultivation In the month of October the city of Trevelin wears colors when the tulips bloom, which has become a major tourist attraction for tourists that each year come to observe the beautiful tulips. Expo Fair of Trevelin Trevelin Expo Fair is an event that combines the production, history and creativity in a single framework which is the city of Trevelin. The Eisteddfod of Trevelin A Welsh tradition that came with the colonization of Chubut in 1865 remains intact in the city of Trevelin. The Eisteddfod is a literary-cultural event involving artists from the region, country and the world. Trelew: a tour of the city Deep in Welsh tradition, the city of Trelew is located in the lower valley of Chubut River just 25 in Puerto Madryn, Patagonia. A Short history of Trelew Designed as the head of the rail to transport the production of the lower valley of the Chubut River to the port, Trelew was born with the growth of Patagonia. Trelew: it production In Trelew meet several economic forces that are described in this report by the Municipality of the city. Tea time, a trip to the past Being populated by people of Welsh origin, Trelew offers visitors the opportunity to enjoy a traditional Welsh tea accompanied by many delicacies. Agroturism in Trelew Trelew offers something new; Agorturism: a day in the fields experiencing the production and acitivdades that are traditional in this region of Patagonia. Bird Watching in Trelew Ornithology, or bird watching is big in Trelew. Ducks, black-necked swans, swans coscoroba and pink flamingos can be observed and photographed. Eisteddfod, a traditional festival The Eisteddfod is one of the most characteristic festivities of the Welsh people and their descendants celebrate it in Patagonia, in the city of Trelew. Trelew: its geography General information on climate, location, geography and demography of the city of Trelew in Patagonia. Tour of the Valley of Cycling in Trelew The newspaper El Chubut of Trelew organizes an annual cycling race which joins the lower valley of Chubut River with the presence of more than 100 runners. Cattle Exposition in Trelew The Cattle Exposition is held in December in the city of Trelew. An event with the prestige and quality that promises to sustain a full program of activities to enjoy the rural world. Pueblo de Luis Museum The history of Trelew, immigration, the relationship of the natives with immigrants, elements of the railway business, farming valley and parts of natural science make up the different exhibits at the Peublo de Luis Museum, which tries to make the tourist and local values the local identity. Muncipal Visual Arts Museum One of the landmarks of the town of Trelew is the Visual Arts Museum, representing the importance of the arts in this community. A place not to be missed during your stay in Patagonia. José Ormachea Petrified Forest After the folding which gave rise to the Andes, the great Patagonian forests were history. The Ormachea Petrified Forest is a preserved monument from that era. Sarmiento: what to see and do In the surroundings of Sarmiento you can perform various activities. From fishing on the famous Senguer river to tours by neighboring farms. You can also do visits to volcanic caves, rock paintings, rock climbing, etc. Petrified Forests How was originated the Petrified Forest of Sarmiento? Earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and hurricanes and other wheater phenomenons ended up with a forest in full swing to make it one petrified. Río Mayo: general data The town of Río Mayo is in the southwest corner of the province of Chubut and it is devoted primarily to sheep farming. Tours and excursions The area around Río Mayo invites tourists to visit beautiful landscapes, full of lakes and plateaus. National Shearing Festival in Río Mayo The National Shearing Festival takes place in Rio Mayo and convenes every year more participants who want to demonstrate their skill and speed in the shearing of animals. Playa Unión Playa Unión is a beautiful beach that in summer offers the opportunity to enjoy the sea. You can also surf and windsurf as see Commerson's dolphins and fish.
Places to visit in Rawson The capital of Chubut, Rawson, offers different places to know all the details of it, from its history, fauna, flora and population. Whale Vigil in Puerto Pirámides The arrival of the whales to the cost of Patagonia is a unique experience. For four consecutive years, this is done through a live broadcast via the Internet and television called the Whale Vigil. The Valdes Peninsula The Valdes Peninsula is home to the right whales and a great variety of Patagonian wild life. What to do in Puerto Pirámides Puerto Pirámides is the starting point for exploring the Valdes Peninsula and experience the rich wild life that inhabits it. Valdes Peninsula: The Complete Circuit Valdés Peninsula offers many attractions along its coast and interior. A well-planned trip can result in a full day of enjoying the incomparable nature Patagonia offers.
What to do in Puerto Pirámides Pirámides offers many different activities, both on land and in the water, to get to know the marine fauna of Patagonia. Punta Norte in Peninsula Valdés At Punta Norte, the visitor can find a large population of sea elephants and sea lions of a hair, as well as orcas when they come in search of food. Sea lions and sea elefantes in Puerto Pirámides Not only whales dominate the appeal of Peninsula Valdés. Sea lions and southern sea elephants have breeding colonies of large numbers of specimens, which certainly attract the eye of scientists and curious onlookers eager to discover the marine fauna. De los Pájaros Island Natural Reserve Near Puerto Piramides is the De los Pájaros Island Reserve established in 1967 which aims to protect species of birds living in the Peninsula Valdpes. The island is 800 meters from the coast in the San José Gulf.
Puerto Madryn: gateway to the surprising Peninsula Valdés Madryn has grown in recent years thanks to its tremendous tourism potential, since it is a base for visiting wildlife reserves of great attraction. Moreover, this city lives in other areas such as fishing, the steel industry and others. Peninsula Valdés: a unique wildlife reservoir Peninsula Valdes in Patagonia is a unique natural area in the world, blessed with the presence of sea elephants and lions, penguins, birds, and the famous Southern Right Whale, which comes to breed here. Diving in Puerto Madryn Puerto Madryn is a great place for diving. Clear waters and well organized tours entice newcomers to the city, even those already experienced in the activity.
Punta Loma: Natural Reserve A large reserve of sea lions of a hair can be found only 17 km from Puerto Madryn. Must do opportunity to meet them. A day in the ranches of Patagonia, near Madryn From Puerto Madryn and Puerto Piráamides you can hire a tour that allows you to approach the culture of the countryside in Patagonia. Half day to participate in various activities of a ranch. Madryn Al Plato: The foods of Patagonia. Each winter the event takes place the gourmet event Madryn al Plato. It gathers leading experts to give workshops and classes. There are also tasting local dishes. It will be held on July 25 to 30, 2011. Penguin Season in Punta Tombo Since September you can spot the Magellanic penguins that arrive on the coast of Patagonia at Punta Tombo, 180 km from Puerto Madryn. Puerto Madryn City Tour A tour of the city of Puerto Madryn allows you to see the different architectural styles that represent the town and its traditional sites. Puerto Madryn in the summer Beaches, water, recreational and sport activities are some of the reasons to spend the summer in Puerto Madryn. Peninsula Valdés: how to get there from Puerto Madryn During the trip from Madryn to Peninsula Valdés you can observe the flora and fauna of this area of Patagonia that has made the site into World Heritage. On the peninsula there are different places to visit and learn. Madryn Rock Festival Puerto Madryn hosts a mega music festival in the month of January. It is called Madryn Rock. El Doradillo Beach El Doradillo Protected Natueal Area is a unique site where you can spot the southern right whales from the shore only a few meters away. Easter in Madryn: Via Crucis Underwater Puerto Madryn invites you to enjoy Easter in an original way, with a submarine Via Crucis. Near the cruise ship dock "Luis Piedra Buena". This Via Crucis runs 500 meters underwater.
Lago Puelo: general information Lago Puelo is considered the "Pearl of the Comarca" for its unique beauty, surrounded by rivers, hills and lake Puelo. It is one of six cities in the Comarca of Parallel 42, which divides the provinces of Chubut and Río Negro. The Footbridge of Azul River The Footbridge of Azul River in Lago Puelo is the starting point for other destinations such as the lagoon Huemul, Lake Brisas and the international border with Chile.
Lago Puelo National Park The Lago Puelo National Park has an Andean Patagonian forest around a lake of turquoise waters, giving the imposing frame of a place that holds beauty and diversity in Lago Puelo. Trek to Los Hitos The trek to Los Hitos in Lago Puelo is a real adventure to the border with Chile. Lago Puelo in winter In the town of Lago Puelo in winter you can perform various activities in the snow, whether in the Perito Moreno hill or around the city. Places to go in Puelo Both in winter and in summer you can take tours to learn all over the area from Lago Puelo. Services and activities in Lago Puelo Lago Puelo city offers visitors a variety of activities to learn about the flora, fauna, history and economy of the region. Walks through the fields, hiking and horseback riding are some of the options. Bryn Gwyn Paleontology Park Bryn Gwyn Paleontology Park in Gaiman is paleontological invaluable and offers the opportunity to "walk" on the fossil beds.
Attractions in Gaiman Gaiman has a strong Welsh tradition that can be seen in the tea houses, museums and a tour of the city. You can also visit the Paleontological Park and the Park "El Desafío". Youth Eisteddfod One of the most important art expressions of Chubut is the Youth Eisteddfod, held in the month of September in Gaiman. Museums in Gaiman Four different institutions to rescue the history and culture of the city of Gaiman. Welsh culture, Aboriginal culture and contemporary culture are exhibited in the museums of the city. About Esquel Esquel is one of the most important tourist destinations in Patagonia, near the Los Alerces National Park and the location of the ski resort La Hoya. La Trochita: a very unique train An historic express that daily makes its way over a landscape of dreams. It awakens the fascination of the fans because it preserves the original locomotives and wagons. Los Alerces National Park Among waterfalls, streams and beautiful sceneries and the beginnings of the beautiful Valdiviana Jungle. Trekking or sailing tours, and the possibility of camping within the Los Alerces National Park Futaleufú dam and river Futaleufu dam is an important structure built during the seventies, whose function is to generate power to meet Aluar's demand on the coast of Chubut. A trip to Chile from Esquel The San Rafael Glacier, located in the homonymous lake in Chile, provides an excellent excuse for a unique tour visiting the mountain forests near Esquel, the beautiful Valdiviana forest in Chile and return through the north of Santa Cruz. From Esquel: Lago Puelo National Park Less than 200 kilometers from Esquel, traveling a nice path between foothills hills, one reaches the Lago Puelo National Park, which offers beautiful sceneries and countless activities. More than 100 years since the referendum A fact that few people in this country are aware of is that in 1902 Trevelín Welsh settlers chose to be Argentine and not Chilean, certainly influencing the final decision of the arbitration award on these lands. Colony Lago Rosario Told by its protagonists, the moving story of the inhabitants of the Colony Lago Rosario has been published in the book "Memorias de Humo". Summer in Esquel Horseback riding, rafting, bird watching, visits to Ice Tunnels and to the Los Alerces National Park are some things you can do during the summer in Esquel. La Hoya Ski Resort It offers the lowest rates of all the Argentine ski resorts, a location that lets you keep the snow well into October and lots of fun in the La Hoya Ski Resort, Esquel. National Ski Festival In September the traditional National Ski Festival takes place in La Hoya ski resort of Esquel. 1902 Referendum: historical research book Historical research on the April 30, 1902 Referendum, when a group of Welsh people determined Argentine dominance over the lands of the valley 16 de Octubre in Esquel. Valle de los Altares, canyons in Patagonia The strange rock formations of the Valle de los Altares, simulating altars and natural totem resembles a Jurassic landscape ideal for walking and photographic safaris. Tetrathlon of Esquel The city of Esquel holds every September, the Douglas Berwyn Tetrathlon, a competition that attracts hundreds of participants each year since 1986. Epuyén: general data Epuyén is another of the towns belonging to the Comarca of Parallel 42. The sport fishing and hiking on the Pirque hill are some activities you can do there. Antú Quillén Cultural Center in Epuyén On the shores of the lake Epuyén is located the Antú Quillén Cultural Center, a place for the exhibition and sale of crafts made by artisans of the city. El Hoyo: general information El Hoyo is considered the capital of fine fruit. In this mountainous town you can do farm tourism and visit the farms to taste strawberries, raspberries, currants, among others fruits. Places to visit in El Hoyo The town of El Hoyo offers several tourist destinations to explore and perform various outdoor activities. National Fine Fruit Festival The National Fine Fruit Festival is an event that aims to expose the work of the main economic activity in the region, it is held every January in El Hoyo. Guided tours from El Hoyo Different circuits and attractions to visit in El Hoyo that need a local guide with experience in geography. In addition he will explain the history, fauna and flora of the area. Cholila Cholila is another of the small Andean villages on the northwestern province of Chubut. A beautiful place surrounded by valleys and mountains. Cultural Circuit in Cholila To know the history of this small town that is part of the 42 parallel there are three proposals that can not be missed. Comodoro Rivadavia: general information Comodoro Rivadavia has been nurtured by the imput of many cultures from overseas as well as migration from all across the country. Without any doubt, the turning point in its growth was the discovery of oil. Wind Buggies Pablo Reyes is the head of the Wind Buggy School in Rada Tilly. He wants this sport to become as popular as it is in other countries. The oil myth Comodoro Rivadavia life is connected to the oil production. Its history, its people, museums and tours talk about growth through the black gold. The beaches of Rada Tilly A beach were you can enjoy the sea and the landscapes from the lookouts 160 meters above sea level. Tourists for a day A new proposal for residents and tourists of Comodoro Rivadavia is to see all its attractions for free. Museums in Comodoro Rivadavia Comodoro Rivadavia has several museums that tell the history, culture and economy of the town. Tourists can tour the various facilities to learn about everything related to this oil city. Historic Circuit A circuit through buildings connected to the port and railway that tell the history and present of Comodoro Rivadavia. Wind Energy in Patagonia Wind energy is a sustainable source of energy that promises to be the future energy when non-renewable resources will be not enough. The largest wind farm in South America is in Comodoro Rivadavia in Patagonia. The wind and the airplanes Memories of the locals about the classic dispute between aircraft and the wind that didn't let them travel along the south of Patagonia, especially in Comodoro Rivadavia. Coastal Marine National Park Since 2009 you can enjoy a nature reserve, the Coastal Marine National Park on the shores of Patagonia, which highlight the flora and fauna of Comodoro Rivadavia and its surroundings.
Classic Cars Rally through the coasts of Patagonia A competition that unites two tourist areas on the Patagonian coast and brings all the colors of vintage cars. The rally of the Blue Route runs from Comodoro Rivadavia to Monte León National Park, passing through Puerto Santa Cruz. El Maitén: general information El Maitén is another town comprising the district of Parallel 42. Mountains, plains, forests, farms are some of the many landscapes that are combined in this small Andean village. National Steam Train Festival Every February the National Steam Train Festival is celebrated in El Maitén in homage to the famous Patagonian Express, known as La Trochita. Mountain Activity Center Cerro Azul Now El Maitén also offers the option of sports in the snow without moving to another city. The "Club Andino El Maitén" conducts the Mountain Activity Center Cerro Azul. Carrenleufú: general data Carrenleufú has many attractions, including fishing: here are salmons and rainbow trouts. The salmon fishing season begins the first days of October. Main attractions in Carrenleufú The town of Carrenleufú offers various attractions to know the geography of the area, so as to rest on the banks of a river and even to go fishing. Provincial Pacific Salmon Festival The town of Carrenleufú celebrates every first weekend of January the Pacific Salmon Festival, which attracts fishermen from all over the country and the region to hold this activity. Gualjaina: a paradise in the desert Gualjaina is an option for adventure. From there you can perform various circuits to learn natural, archeological and paleontological attractions. Dolavon: general information The town of Dolavon is a small village located to the side of National Route N° 25 about 36 km from Trelew. It is dedicated to agriculture and has a Welsh origin. Chubut's history Chubut is one of the most important Welsh colonies in the country. Its members came to this land long before the Spanish and Italians and established ties of solidarity with the local natives, the Indians tehuelches. Gaiman and Trevelin are the most strongly conserved Welsh traditions. Options in the mountains of Chubut The province of Chubut offers various alternatives to enjoy the winter season. The ski center La Hoya in Esquel, tours through the cities and have the experience to travel at the famous Trochita. Whale watching in Puerto Pirámides As every year, the Southern Right Whale approaches the coast of Puerto Pirámides to mate and raise their calves. Enjoy this unique show by doing the traditional watching activities. Easter ir Chubut Chubut is a city that offers mountains, plateau and coast with varied landscapes and attractions to visit. In Easter wait for tourists tempting them with offers like visit Los Alerces National Park, see dolphins in Playa Unión, get close to the penguins at Punta Tombo, among many other things. Fishing in Chubut Diversity of rivers and lakes make this province one of the most important areas of the world for sport fishing. All you need to know about the season and fishing areas. The economy in the province of Chubut Chubut has one of the most important destinations in Patagonia: the Valdes Peninsula, that together with the mountanious offer builds its tourist industry. However, its economy is composed of a variety of activities: agricultural, industrial fishing, petroleum, livestock, forestry and various activities. A tour of the province of Chubut The province of Chubut has three distinct landscapes: the mountains to the west, the coast to the east and central plateau. Also in the lower part of the Chubut River, which rises in the mountains, it is form a fertile valley. Corcovado river basin In Concorvado River Basin in Chubut province you can get different kinds of salmonids, including Pacific salmon that can reach 10 kg. Guidelines for recognizing species There are a variety of fish species that can be found in the mountains. They include brook trout, the brown trout, rainbow trout, landlocked salmon and perch. Whales are a must if you are in Chubut The coast of Chubut main attraction is the Valdes Peninsula, where hundreds of copies of southern right whales come each year to its reproductive cycle. Other destinations are Rawson, Trelew and Gaiman. North-coast circuit In this note we present the locations of the northeastern region of the province, those on the north coast of Santa Cruz, as Pico Truncado, Caleta Olivia and Puerto Deseado. North-Andean Circuit The north of the Santa Cruz Mountains offers diverse landscapes and opportunities to immerse yourself in nature. Can be found Jaramillo Petrified Forest, the largest cherry production of the country in Los Antiguos and the town of Perito Moreno among other attractions. South-Coastal Circuit The provincial capital, wildlife reserves and ideal places for fishing and other outdoor activities are the options presented in the southern province of Santa Cruz. South-Andean Circuit The southwestern province of Santa Cruz is one of the main destinations in Argentina, finding there the glacier Perito Moreno. You can also visit El Chaltén with endless possibilities for trekking and Río Turbio with pronvicial center of winter sports, among other attractions. Tourism in Tierra del Fuego Tourism in Tierra del Fuego is one of its most significant potential. Its natural wealth and its varied geography show it as an archipelago full of beauties. Proposals for Easter We offer six destinations to spend a mini vacation at Easter. From the mountains, beaches to trips on the Trcohita. Salmonid species in the Patagonia A guide of salmonid species found in Patagonia. The clear, cool and oxygenated water from the headwaters in the high peaks secure the environment for their development. Patagonian Ranches The Patagonian ranches are one of the main attractions for tourists seeking a break from hectic city life and who want to learn about country life. All you need to know to fish in the region Fishing in Patagonia is to enjoy a spectacular, exotic and appealing scenary in addition to the thrill of taking fish of great size. The season runs from November to April each year. Alvaresaurios Calvoi El Alvaresaurio Calvoi is an avian dinosaur found in the walls of the city of Neuquén. Bones and a natural size replica are exhibited in the museum of the National University of Comahue. Amargasaurus Casuei The Amargasaurus Cazuei was a sauropod (plant-eating animal) that had the peculiarity of spines on the back and head, which protected him from attack by large predators that doubled in size. Andesaurious Delgadoi The Andesaurious Delgadoi or "lizard of the Andes" is a kind of titanosaur (herbivore) found in the area of Comahue. Its fossils are on display in the museum of the National University of Comahue. Argentinosaurus Huinculensis The Argentinosaurus came to measure up to 40 meters long and lived about 65 million years ago (Upper Cretaceous) in the area of Plaza Huincul and Cutral Co, in the province of Neuquén. Carnotaurus Sastrei El Toro Carnivore (Carnotaurus) was one of the fearsome predators of the Cretaceous period. Its fossils are on display at the Museum of Natural Sciences in Buenos Aires and at the Museum Egidio Feruglio of Trelew. Gigantosaurus Carolini The Carolini Giganotosaurus is the largest carnivorous dinosaur in the world. The bones of the dinosaur, and a replica made of resin size, are displayed in the municipal museum of Villa El Chocón. Rebachisaurus Tessonei The Rebachisaurus Tessonei was a sauropod that walked on four legs and had a long neck ranged between 15 and 17 meters and its weight is estimated between 18 and 20 tonnes. Unenlagia Comahuensis It is the ancestor of the oldest flying bird known. Its name (in Mapuche language) means something like "half bird of the Comahue" and its fossils were found by paleontologist Fernando Novas in the place Portezuelo, on the border between Cutral Có and Zapala. Patagonia is synonymous with adventure Adventure tourism promotes outdoor activities and for this it is also called "active tourism". It tries to explore the places in full contact with nature and Patagonia Argentina is ideal because it offers different climates and geographies in each destination. The fauna in the Patagonia The fauna is the set of animal species that inhabit a geographic region. In Argentina, thanks to the great variety of climates and landscapes, there are a great variety of species. Bird watching in Neuquén Spring is the ideal season for bird watching, an emerging tourism attraction that has full contact with nature. Tips for driving in snow Snow is a very important tourist attraction, but it can also be a lethal weapon. Here are some tips to avoid having problems when transiting through snowy roads. What happens in Patagonia This section is devoted to activities that will be credited soon in Patagonia. Here you will find state and national festivals, anniversaries of towns, cultural and sporting events, among others. Cruises in the Patagonia Cruises in Patagonia are a good way to discover many places on board vessels of extraordinary luxury and beauty. Places to go in the South Line The cities of the south line of Río Negro have a unique appeal: a melting pot that was adapted to the steppe region, dedicated mostly to cattle. Andean Footprint, trekking from Neuquén to Chubut Andean Footprint is a project promoted by the National Parks Administration. It is a journey through trails linking the lake Aluminé in Neuquen and lake Baguilt in Chubut, divided into stages that can be performed in one day. To read and learn: Bustillo en Patagonia Bustillo en Patagonia is a literary work that seeks to highlight the architectural work done by Alejandro Bustillo in the Patagonia Argentina, describing work by work, each accompanied by excellent photographs. Useful information on Health Barriers in Patagonia The FunBaPa plays an important task in the Patagonia region, thus it us responsible for maintaining protected agricultural pests and diseases. Here we explain you what are the sanitary barriers that you will find when entering the Patagonia. Penguins in Cape Dos Bahías Cape Dos Bahías Reserve is on the Atlantic coast, 272 km from Puerto Madryn and 30 from Camarones. In the place there is a large colony of Magellanic penguins and guanacos, among other species. Camarones, fishing town Camarones is a fishing village which lies 262 kilometers north of Comodoro Rivadavia and 252 km south of Trelew. Its name is due to a particular specie of shrimps that lived in the place before. National Salmon Festival Each February it is held in Camarones the National Salmon Festival, a festival that every year attracts fishermen from all over the country and Chile to participate in the fishing contest that is the main attraction of the celebration. Touring Camarones In Camarones you can find historic monuments, museums and natural sites put up for recreation and enjoyment. A city that combines history with nature, ideal to enjoy a pleasant holidays. Economic activity in Camarones The economic activities that take place in Camarones are livestock, alghae production and fisheries. Besides, lately it's been making the exploitation of Patagonian tuffs and rhyolites for architectural aims and an employability new pole.