Top things to do

Top Choice Asian in La Cumbre


You may not be expecting a good Thai curry out here, but this cute little triangular restaurant comes up with the goods. Also on offer is a range of Chinese and Indian dishes.
Top Choice Parrilla in La Cumbrecita

El Paseo

Out by the La Olla swimming hole, this place serves up a good parrilla, plus all the Germanic standards. It’s great for afternoon beer.
Top Choice Fusion in Alta Gracia

El Bistro del Alquimista

This is the way the gourmet scene in Argentina should be heading – an open kitchen with chefs doubling as waitstaff and well-presented, innovative dishes served up in a casual atmosphere with super-attentive service…
Argentine in Alta Gracia

Sol de Polen

A few short steps from the Che museum, this Cuban-themed restaurant serves up a couple of Cuban dishes alongside all the Argentine standards. Friday nights there’s live music and if you really like the place, it ren…
Museum in Alta Gracia

Museo Casa de Ernesto Che Guevara

In the 1930s, the family of youthful Ernesto Guevara moved here because a doctor recommended the dry climate for his asthma. Though Che lived in several houses – including the house in Rosario, where he was born – t…
Historic Building in Alta Gracia

Museo Histórico Nacional del Virrey Liniers

Beside the Iglesia Parroquial Nuestra Señora de la Merced is the Museo Histórico Nacional del Virrey Liniers, named after former resident Virrey Liniers, one of the last officials to occupy the post of Viceroy of th…
Argentine in La Cumbre

Casa Caraffa

La Cumbre's best-established restaurant is still going strong, with some good parrilla offerings alongside a fine selection of fish dishes. The salmon with orange sauce and grilled vegetables is bound to satisfy.
Pub in La Cumbre

El Pungo

This somewhat legendary watering hole attracts musicians from all over the country (Argentine folk musicians Charly García and Fito Páez have played here).
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 included Albert Einstein, the duke of Savoy and several Argentine presidents. Inside the hotel is the Miniatur…
European in La Cumbrecita

Restaurante Bar Suizo

Pull up a wooden bench under the pine tree and try some of the excellent Swiss German options such as spaetzle with wild mushroom sauce.