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Top 7 Attractions in Patagonia

Popular Patagonia landmarks and tourist spots

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    A lighthouse on the Beagle Canal in Argentina
    One of the great destinations in Argentina is the Beagle Canal. The climate is relatively consistent year-round, and it has some great activities for travels and amazing landscapes for photographers. The best vacation along this area is taking a cruise from Ushuaia through the canal, bays, and islets, plus there are plenty of great animals, birds, and places to see ...

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    Some Tierra del Fuego land and mountains in South America.
    The Land of Fire – Tierra del Fuego, one of the hottest destinations on this side of Chile and Argentina. Tierra del Fuego is full of promise – its many islands entice you to their shores, into an adventure unlike any other. It really is a combination of fire and ice. It is near the Antarctic Polar Circle while also belonging to the southern end of the American continent ...

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    Part of the beautiful Lake District of Argentina
    The Lake District of Argentina is in Patagonia's northernmost point and has some of the most spectacular scenery with snow-capped mountains and beautiful clear lakes. This area truly gets the traveler back to the basics of nature.Some of the wonderful scenery and activities that travelers can participate in along Argentina's beautiful Lake District include:• The Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi is one of the most popular National Parks in Argentina and is perfect for hikers in the summer and skiers in the wintertime to see some of the most remarkable surroundings ...

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    The Laguna Azul in the Nahuel Huapi National Park.
    The Nahuel Huapi National Park was set up in 1934 and is Argentina's oldest and largest national park. In the midst of the park stands the Nahuel Huapi Lake at the foothills of the Patagonian Andes. It spans an area of 7,050 sq. km. It comprises three geographical zones—the Altoandino with perennial snow at an altitude of 5,200 ft, the Andino-Patagónico at lower levels, and the Patagonian steppe ...

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    The Perito Moreno Glacier in Patagonia.
    The Perito Moreno Glacier is located in the Los Glaciares National Park, south-west Santa Cruz province, Argentina. It is one of the most important attractions of the Argentine Patagonia. It has an area of 250 sq km, is 30 km long and is one of the 48 glaciers the Southern Patagonian Ice Field feeds from the Andes Mountains. This ice field is the world's No. 3 largest fresh water reserve ...

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    The Fitz Roy Mountain peaks.
    Near El Chaltén village is Monte Fitz Roy, located near the south Patagonian Ice Field, Patagonia, Argentina. It is known variously as Cerro Chaltén, Cerro Fitz Roy and Mount Fitz Roy. Though just half the sizes of the Himalayas, trekkers here find it extremely difficult to climb the granite faces of these mountains. It lies in the northern part of the magnificent Parque Nacional Los Glaciers, part of the largest icecap outside of the polar region, called Hielo Sur ...

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    The Valdés Peninsula in Patagonia, Argentina.
    On the Northeastern coast of Patagonia in Argentina lays one of the most beautiful places in the world called the Valdez Peninsula, and in 1999 it was listed by UNESCO as one of the World Heritage Sites. It is relatively close to Puerto Madryn, and for those who truly want to get away from it all, this is the ideal spot.Nature lovers will absolutely love some of the things to see and do in this remarkable Valdez Peninsula include:• For whale loves, this is one of the best (of the very limited places) to get a good viewing of the Southern Right Whales, as well as Orcas, between May and December ...

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