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Bariloche, Civic Center
Bariloche is situated in the Argentine lake district on the shore of Lake Nahuel Huapi, the largest lake in the district. It is mainly known as a wintersports destination, but this doesn't mean that in summer there is nothing to do, especially in the spectacular surroundings.
The town itself is relatively easy to get to know, everything is centered around the Civic Center and its nice plaza overlooking the lake. The plaza makes for nice relaxing and of course, a nice and touristy picture with a genuine Argentine Saint Bernard dog! ;-)
Bariloche has every facility for the tourist: lots of hotels, restaurants, shops with the required souvenirs (don't miss the chocolates!). There is actually an entire 'supermarket' exclusively for chocolate products. Appropiately, it is called Turista.
The nightlife is bustling, maybe even a bit too noisy for some. The town gets a lot of student visitors so if you don't like the noise, it would be better to look for a hotel outside of the city center.
It is easy to book an excursion at any of the travel agencies in town and there are a lot of excursions to choose from: river rafting, a lake crossing (if you wish, all the way into Chile), to Cerro Tronador (an extinct volcano near the border with Chile), or a visit to the other towns in the lake district. These are only a few examples.
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Bariloche, Civic Center
Bariloche, Civic Center
Flying over the Pampas to Bariloche
Flying over the Pampas to Bariloche
Bariloche, Civic Center
Bariloche, Civic Center
Bariloche Hotels & Accommodations review
A cute place
La Pastorella is one of the oldest hotels in Bariloche so admittedly, the rooms are a bit 'tired'-looking but the best points are the friendly, welcom… read entire review
Bariloche
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