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Argentina

 
Argentina's Atlantic Coast is one of the favorite vacation destinations for many local Argentineans as well as for the international tourists.
 
Argentina is second in size, after Brazil, in South America and eight in the world. The population in 2008 is 40.7 million (estimate) and the biggest town is the capital, Buenos Aires , which, with a population of 12.4 million in Greater Buenos Aires, makes it one of the largest cities in the world. The capital of Argentina is an extremely sophisticated city. To the tourists, the city seems and feels to be like in Europe. Buenos Aires is a city of multiple contrasts, presenting a conglomeration of exotic food, wine and architectural styles. The Colon Theater is one of the best opera houses in the world, also visit the Metropolitan Cathedral, the chief catholic church in Buenos Aires.
 
 
 
To the north of Buenos Aires, you can visit Iguacu Falls, which is one of the best natural wanders in the world. The waterfall comprises of about 270 falls along 2.7 kilometers.

Patagonia
 is one of the largest regions in Argentina, located to the south. You can find whales, penguins, seals and sea lions in Peninsula Valdes, the biggest wildlife preserve in Argentina. Also visit the world renowned national parks in El Calafate and Tierra del Fuego.

Mendoza
 
is the ideal destination for the lovers and admirers of wine and food. It also offers remarkable sights in and around the Andes Mountains, and the wine regions located in the western sides of Mendoza are truly picturesque. Salta is located in the northern region of Argentina and is the region where the weather conditions remain stable the whole year around.
 
The Atlantic Coast is full of holiday resorts where Argentinians, especially the people from Buenos Aires, like to spend the summer. Forests, sand dunes, fishing places, beaches, casinos and night life are the principal attractions of well-known places such as San Clemente del Tuyú, Santa Teresita, San Barnardo, Pinamar, Cariló, Villa Gesell, Miramar, Necochea and Mar del Plata - a city with half a million inhabitants and the main fishing port on the Argentine coast.
 
If you would like to do some summer skiing and snowboarding, Argentina has a wide range of ski resorts to suit all abilities. Las Lenas, Bariloche and Chapelco Ski Resort, to name a fewThe season for skiing in Argentina is June to October, with high season in July and August.
 
 

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