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Parks & Gardens
Markets, Streets & Arcades
This artisans market kills Plaza Coronel Fontana on Sundays in summer and on alternate Sundays the rest of the year.
Trevelin’s oldest teahouse occupies a modern building but has high traditional standards. Along with a bottomless pot, there’s cream pie, torta negra and scones.
Transportation & Travel Services
Gales del Sur has hourly buses to Esquel (30 minutes).
Museums & Galleries
Occupies the restored remains of a 1922 grain mill. At the time of research it was closed for renovation. It’s a couple of blocks east of the plaza, at the end of 25 de Mayo.
Landmarks & Monuments
Horse lovers can pay their respects at this monument holding the remains of Malacara, a brave horse whose swift retreat saved its owner’s hide...
Carnivals & Fairs
The biggest Welsh celebration of the year, this multilingual festival where bards compete in song and poetry takes place at the end of October.
Commemorates the founding of the city on March 19.
If you're not in the mood for tea, make this excellent homestyle restaurant your first choice...
Everything is reliably homemade at this teahouse.
The bus terminal , on a corner of the wheel, has buses to Comodoro Rivadavia at 11:30pm Sunday through Friday.
This lanky and lowbrow Wild West saloon is much better suited to drinking than sleeping, but by all means stop by: the owner is friendly, the 1916 construction is stuffed with relics and sculptures, and the place get...
Driving & Motorcycling
Don’t let the Irish-pub atmosphere fool you into thinking this is just another stock standard watering hole: Killarney’s serves up good set lunches, too, and a range of hearty soups, salads and sandwiches with the Gu...
For mountain-bike rentals and trail details in summer.
A favorite at this frilly cafe is waffles with dulce de leche; it’s also good for breakfast, sandwiches and ice-cream sundaes. Grab an overstuffed chair at the back. It also serves more substantial fare.
Relaxed and warm, this brick yuppie watering hole is ideal for a glass of wine or cup of joe, plus decent sandwiches, pasta and pizza.
During summer, the Tren Turístico travels from Roca station in Esquel to Nahuel Pan, the first station down the line, 20km east. The trip takes 45 minutes. It's popular with groups so book ahead...
Hiking & Trekking
Esquel’s airport is 20km east of town off RN 40.
Despite wide open bowls and some of Argentina’s best powder skiing, this 1350m resort is just starting to become well-known...
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