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Top Choice Argentine in La Cumbre

La Casona del Toboso

A La Cumbre classic and one of the town's oldest restaurants, La Casona del Toboso doesn't let you down when it comes to quality and warm family-style ambience. Inside a rambling town house with a lovely front lawn …
Top Choice International in Capilla del Monte

Sabía Que Venías y Preparé Un Pastel

The couple behind this amazing restaurant met while working as chefs in top Buenos Aires restaurants; now, at their own culinary playground, they experiment with creative recipes prepared with high-quality ingredien…
Top Choice Argentine in San Marcos Sierras

La Tahua

The food that comes out of the clay oven at this riverside restaurant is as delightful as the setting; think local trout, great steaks and a range of pizzas. Grab one of the outside tables to pair your meal with the…
Argentine in Capilla del Monte

La Tramontana

If trout's your thing, don't miss a meal at La Tramontana, 10km out of Capilla del Monte along RN 38 (taxis charge AR$250 to take you there). Dining at this scenic 19th-century estate accessed along a dirt road is a…
Museum in The Central Sierras

Museo Rocsen

The 27,000-plus pieces on display in this museum near the tiny town of Nono form probably the most eclectic collection of trash/treasure you’re ever likely to see. It's packed to the rafters with a bizarre mishmash …
Museum in Alta Gracia

Museo Casa de Ernesto Che Guevara

In the 1930s, the family of young Ernesto (Che) Guevara moved here because a doctor recommended the dry climate for his asthma. Though Che lived in several houses – including one in Rosario, where he was born – the …
Mountain in Capilla del Monte

Uritorco

The highest mountain of the Sierras Chicas, at 1950m, Uritorco is the main reason people come to Capilla del Monte. No matter what it is that draws them in – UFO sightings, energy vortexes or ancient vibes of the in…
Estancia in Estancia Santa Catalina

Santa Catalina

One of the most beautiful of the Sierras' Unesco World Heritage Sites, the Jesuit estancia (ranch) of Santa Catalina, some 20km northwest of Jesús María, is a quiet, tiny place, where the village store occupies part…
Agricultural Center in San Marcos Sierras

El Árbol

If you like honey and want to learn about the importance of bees to our planet's biodiversity, don't miss a 15-minute walk northwest of town to check out the artisanal honeys produced at El Árbol. The owner, Claudio…
Museum in La Falda

Hotel Eden

Take a guided tour of the once-extravagant, now-decaying Hotel Eden, built in 1897, where the guest list has included Albert Einstein, the duke of Savoy and several Argentine presidents. You can also wander around b…