Things to do in Tierra del Fuego
Tolhuin, between the plateau and the mountain Tolhuin is located in the Heart of the Island. This small, neat and nice commune offers the possibility to sleep in lodges, cabins or campsites. It can be the starting point for visiting the many farms of the center of Tierra del Fuego. Tourist Information of Tolhuin Those who visit Tolhuin may develop different outdoor activities such as river fishing, boat fishing on the lake, horseback riding, biking, dog sledding, recreation activities, and more which are arranged in various ventures that provide adequate services. History of Tolhuin Tolhuin was founded on October 9, 1972 by Territorial Law N° 31. At that time Alejandro Agustín Lanusse was the president, Gregorio Lloret was the governor and Néstor Nogar was the mayor of Río Grande. Circuits from Tolhuin From Tolhuin you can do several excursions in which you can go horseback riding, fishing, mountain biking among other activities. Lake Fagnano Lake Fagnano is 100 kilometers from Ushuaia, the capital of Tierra del Fuego, and near Tolhuin, a small town on the island. It is one of the largest in the world and its waters are divided between two countries, Argentina and Chile.
Fishing in Tierra del Fuego Tierra del Fuego attracts anglers because of the quality and number of trouts that inhabit its rivers, where they can practice styles highly qualified assuring a full day of fishing. Río Grande Economic capital of the province, Río Grande is the head of the northern part of the island of Tierra del Fuego. In it converge industry, oil and livestock. Sheepdog Festival During the first Sunday in March is carried out a new edition of the event that distinguishes the sheepdog, a figure in farm world. This dog has not been replaced by machinery in spite of technological progress. National Meeting of Fly Fishing In Río Grande it is carried out a special event that brings fans of fly fishing in one of the most coveted international level rivers, the Grande river. A visit to Alvear Glacier The city of Ushuaia offers must go trips to know wonderful landscapes. One of them is the crossing to Alvear Glacier and its caves. Ushuaia, at the southern tip of the world Ushuaia is the southernmost city in the world. The place that thousands of people around the world wish to visit sometime. It is the capital of the island of Tierra del Fuego. Skiing Ushuaia, the city with more winter options Ushuaia is the city that offers as many ski resorts and different options to take full advantage of a long, snowy winter: ski in and out of the city, dog sled rides, walks in the woods on snowshoes, ice skating on frozen lakes, snowmobile tours, among others. Sailing the waters of Beagle Channel Navigating the Beagle Channel might be the highlight of a day's visit to Ushuaia, especially in autumn when the world's southernmost city and its surroundings offer a wonderful picture, surrounded by forests the haven't lost their leaves yet. Ushuaia from the sky Daily flights can be taken to see Ushuaia from the sky, visiting several places almost inaccessible by road. Tierra del Fuego National Park While its natural comformación is not much different from other parks, Tierra del Fuego National Park is only one in Patagonia with a sea shore, as its southern boundary touches the waters of the Beagle Channel. Mount Susana in Ushuaia In Tierra del Fuego you can perform activities such as Trekking, Horse Riding and Sailing only 10 minutes away from Ushuaia. Mount Susana has a stage and unique landscape that combines mountains, the beautiful Beagle Channel and the green snow-covered fields of the end of the world. Cerro Castor ski center More slopes, snow and fun are the stakes of the winter sports center, of the world's southernmost. Also find here the rates for the 2011 winter season. Martial Glacier Resort in Ushuaia Martial Glacier Resort, just 7 km from Ushuaia, allows you the practice of different activities in the snow to enjoy winter at its best. Ushuaia International Festival An event that brings together the best classical musicians from around the world runs for 15 days on April in Ushuaia. It is the Ushuaia International Festival held since 2005 in that city. Lapataia Bay At the end of National Route 3 a few kilometers from Ushuaia in the Tierra del Fuego National Park is Lapataia Bay. Through a forest of beech and evergreen on a gravel road leads to a clear that unlike what is expected of the end of the world contains a microclimate due to the protection it receives from the Cordillera de los Andes. Society, geography and economics Its geographical location, population and thriving economy based on industrial activity are some of the pillars of the province of Tierra del Fuego, the southernmost of the country and the world. Fueguina Economy: Gas and oil Tierra del Fuego has a gas extraction plant that supplies LPG to the country and neighboring countries such as Chile and Brazil. Tierra del Fuego: land of extremes Tierra del Fuego is a land of extremes because as well as being located in the "end of the world" and have little communication with the environment, the cold and rain in winter make the weather extreme also. Location and climate The Bigger Island of Tierra del Fuego has different characteristics in its climate, landform and vegetation that can divide into three ecological zones: Magellan steppe, ecotone and mountain ranges. Forestry: Forests The forest mass of Tierra del Fuego belongs to the so-called Sub-Antarctic Forest or Andean-Patagonian Forests, formation that spans on the southern part of the Andes mountain range.