WALKING TOUR

THE SOUTH

The first 300 years

Where, when and why was BA founded. Walk some of the oldest streets and neighbourhoods of the city.

Main Subjects: Spanish origins, National heroes and symbols; Tango roots, immigration and slave trade; British invasions; 3 ports for 1 city; La Boca: a place like no other.

Historic Frame: 1580-1900

Languages: Italian - Japanese

Duration: 3.5 h

WALKING TOUR

THE NORTH

The Paris of South America

Discover the exclusive streets of Argentinian aristocracy. Enter the Recoleta Cemetery and know curious stories of some graves.

Main Subjects: BA palaces; 1910: the first 100 years; the new model: Argentine meat, French culture & British industry; Eva Peron's corpse story.

Historic Frame: 1880-1930

Languages: Italian - Japanese

Duration: 3.5 h

WALKING TOUR

THE CENTER

The Modern City

Walk around 4 avenues that changed the city: Corrientes, De Mayo, Callao & 9 de Julio. The pedestrian streets: Lavalle & Florida.

Main Subjects: new urban concept; great public buildings; the financial district; BA typical art (fileteado) and slang (lunfardo).

Historic Frame: 1900-Today

Languages: Italian - Japanese

Duration: 3.5 h

 

TANGO CULTURE

TANGO NIGHT

Lesson + Milonga (dance)

Hidemi, tango teacher from Japan living in BA, will show you one of her favourite ballrooms and introduce you into tango culture with a group lesson. Finally, you will attend the "milonga" (dancing) and learn about its customs and codes.

Languages: English, Japanese

Duration: 4 h aprox

GASTRONOMY

PORTEÑO LUNCH

Traditional flavours

Let's taste together the most typical flavors that you won't find in a "gourmet" restaurant. Choose between a restaurant from 1860 + a cafe (1894, Av de Mayo) or a pizzeria (1947, Chacarita), both cultural interest sites.

Languages: Italian, Japanese

Duration: 4 h aprox

 
 
 
 

FULL DAY

COLONIA del SACRAMENTO

Historical Day Trip

Just 1h ferry from BA, Colonia -the oldest city in Uruguay- holds one cultural pearl of South America: the UNESCO World Heritage "Historical Quarter" founded in 1680 by the Portuguese crown. And if you like horses, don't miss our unique beach horseriding with Criollo horses!

OPTIONAL: HORSERIDING

Languages: English, Japanese

Duration: 9 h aprox

FULL DAY

TIGRE

Navigation & Nature

Town located in the Parana River Delta, which was a recreational place for the BA aristocracy at the beginning of the 20th century. Pile constructions, rowing clubs, gastronomic options and a port with typical products are attractions. It is a must-do excursion for those who visit BA. And we go there by boat, navigating the River Plate!

Languages: Italian, Japanese

Duration: 7 h aprox

HALF DAY

B.A. in 1 DAY

Touristic Bus + Walking

Best option to see most of the BA landmarks combining the official Touristic Bus (audio guide available in 10 languages) with 3 private walking tours of 30min each done my myself (Plaza de Mayo, La Boca and Recoleta). Ideal if you do not like walking too much. Your bus ticket will be valid for the whole day.

Languages: Italian, Japanese

Duration: 6 h aprox