Top things to do in Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi

Top Choice National Park in Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi

Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi

One of Argentina's most-visited national parks, Nahuel Huapi occupies 7500 sq km in the mountainous southwestern Neuquén and western Río Negro provinces. The park's centerpiece is Lago Nahuel Huapi, a glacial remnan…
Top Choice Italian in Circuito Chico

Il Gabbiano

At the best Italian restaurant in the region, chef Mimi Barchetta imbues each dish with plenty of amore, and it shows. Standout dishes include gnocchi with octopus ragout, tagliatelle alla boscaiola (with mushrooms …
Top Choice Beer Hall in Circuito Chico

Cervecería Patagonia

Overlooking Lago Moreno, this delightful beer hall with hanging lanterns and copper taps is as known for its food – slow-cooked lamb, mammoth sandwiches – as it is for its brews. When the weather is warm, it's hard …
Top Choice Glacier in Monte Tronador & Pampa Linda

Ventisquero Negro

From Pampa Linda, it's a 6km drive (or over an hour's walk) along a severely potholed dirt road to the Ventisquero Negro lookout. It's a spectacular sight: a gray glacial lake surrounded by spiky, snow-streaked peak…
Brewery in Circuito Chico

Cervecería Berlina

Award-winning brewery that serves no less than 15 of its own brews, including the Belgian strong dark ale, highly rated by connoisseurs. Other hoppy treats include the IPA, the smoked Rauch Bier and the Colonia Suiz…
Microbrewery in Circuito Chico

Cervecería Blest

Argentina's first brewpub was here years before microbreweries were cool and its pilsen, bock, cream stout, Scotch ale, amber ale and fruity raspberry beer still draw the crowds. Pair the beers with platters of smok…
Cable Car in Cerro Otto

Teleférico Cerro Otto

This cable car carries passengers to the summit of Cerro Otto (1405m), with all-encompassing views of Lago Nahuel Huapi from the top. Besides several walking trails (including a steep one right beneath the cable car…
Parrilla in Circuito Chico

Rincón Patagónico

This log-cabin-style restaurant has been thrilling the palates of the carnivorously inclined for years. Specialties include Patagonian-style, spit-roasted lamb, slow-cooked venison in red wine and steak with wild-mu…
Brewery in Circuito Chico

Cervicería Kunstmann

Polished steel vats greet you at this relatively recent Chilean transplant that's been wowing locals with its Bock Torobayo, honey beer, hoppy IPA and more. The food's only so-so, but there's plenty of la buena onda…
Microbrewery in Circuito Chico

Cervicería Gilbert

The Gilbert family has been brewing its award-winning beers at this 1930s wooden house for several generations. Their stout, amber ale and pale ale are excellent, as is their selection of strudels, fondues and picad…