Top things to do

Top Choice Argentine in Tandil

Época de Quesos

An essential, exquisite stop, and the most romantic restaurant in Tandil. It's got rustic style to spare, but the food is the thing, thanks to piles of succulent picadas, craft beer and wine. The shop in front prese…
Top Choice Craft Beer in Tandil

Cervecería Harriz

One of Argentina's new microbreweries, and Tandil's best, is set in a cool stone building with standing bar tables on the street side and a chalkboard menu inside scrawled with the night's offerings. Think ambers, p…
Top Choice Theater in Tandil

Teatro Bajosuelo

Everything about this place is cool. From the name, to the location on the Plaza Independencia, to the original plays it stages nearly every weekend, to the charming beer hall set just upstairs. If you enjoy the the…
Food in Tandil

Syquet

This charming corner emporium sells a tantalizing array of local cheeses, salamis and hams, along with other gourmet regional products. You'll spot several other businesses offering similarly tempting spreads around…
Nature Reserve in Southern Pampas

Reserva Provincial Parque Luro

Home to a mix of introduced and native species, as well as over 150 species of birds, this 76-sq-km reserve is a delightful spot to while away some easy hours. It’s more peaceful on weekdays: the picnicking masses f…
Park in Southern Pampas

Parque Nacional Lihué Calel

This desert-like park is a haven for native cats such as puma and yagouaroundi. You can easily spot armadillo, guanaco, mara (Patagonian hare) and vizcacha, while birdlife includes the rhea-like ñandú and many birds…
Nature Reserve in Southern Pampas

Parque Provincial Ernesto Tornquist

The main hike from the Centro de Visitantes is Cerro Bahía Blanca (two hours round-trip). There are great views from the trail and the peak and you don't need a guide to get there. There are also Cuevas con Pinturas…
Park in Tandil

Cerro El Centinela

For great views over Tandil and a relaxing afternoon hike, head 6km west of town to this hilltop park. There's a bakery, a restaurant with outdoor tables, and a chairlift (per person AR$130) that can whisk you furth…
Museum in Reserva Provincial Parque Luro

Museo El Castillo

Tours of the Castillo Luro, as the museum is known, offer insight into the luxurious eccentricities that Argentine landowners could afford to indulge in during the first half of the 20th century. Note, for instance,…
Hill in Tandil

Cerro La Movediza

At the north edge of town, the Piedra Movediza, a 300-tonne stone, teetered precariously atop Cerro La Movediza for many years before finally falling in 1912. A ‘replica’ (nonmoving) stone was built in 2007; like it…