Attractions

Top Choice Monastery in Santa Fe

Convento y Museo de San Francisco

Santa Fe's principal historical landmark is this Franciscan monastery and museum, built in 1680. While the museum is mediocre, the church is beautiful, with an exquisite wooden ceiling. The lovely cloister has a rea…
Top Choice Waterfront in Rosario

Costanera

Rosario’s most attractive feature is its waterfront, where the area that was once derelict warehouses and train tracks has been reclaimed for the fun of the people. It stretches some 15km from its southern end at Pa…
Top Choice Museum in Santa Fe

Museo Histórico Provincial

In a lovable 17th-century building, this museum has a variety of possessions and mementos of various provincial governors and caudillos (provincial strongmen), as well as religious art and fine period furnishings, i…
Top Choice Waterfront in Corrientes

Costanera

The costanera of Corrientes is one of the most attractive along the entire Río Paraná with shady park areas, gold-sand beaches and a variety of bars and restaurants. It is right on the edge of the old town and comes…
Top Choice Handicrafts in Paraná

Museo y Mercado Provincial de Artesanías

Promoting handicrafts from throughout the province, this is a likable little place that is part museum, part shop. Ask the curator to explain things to you; you’ll be amazed by the intricacy of some of the work, lik…
Top Choice Gallery in Rosario

Museo Municipal de Bellas Artes

This gallery is worth a visit for its inventive displays of contemporary and 20th-century artworks from the MACRO collection, and its small collection of European works, which contains a couple of very fine pieces. …
National Park in Portal San Nicolás

Centro de Visitantes San Nicolás

The visitors center has two hiking trails, the best of which is the Sendero Curupí, which winds through the bush for 2km and offers the chance to spot plenty of wildlife. The shorter Sendero La Cañada runs through g…
National Park in Along the Río Paraná

Parque Nacional Mburucuyá

Less well known than neighboring Parque Esteros del Iberá, this compact national park contains more than 100 small lakes and boasts thriving communities of deer, capybaras and caimans in addition to a phenomenal arr…
Ruins in Cayastá

Cayastá Ruins

Set beside the Río San Javier, these atmospheric ruins are well worth a visit. The river has eroded away a good portion of them and there’s ongoing archaeological excavation, but the most fascinating find by far has…
Island in Rosario

Paraná Delta

Rosario sits on the banks of the Río Paraná upper delta, a 60km-wide area of mostly uninhabited, subtropical islands and winding riachos (streams). It’s rich in bird and animal life, and even the closest islands fee…