Places to visit near Buenos Aires

If you’re going to be in the city for a long time, or if you’re visiting from far away, you might want to visit more than just the capital of Argentina!

Here are some places you can visit that are less than a 2-hour flight away from Buenos Aires.

Our unmissable place

Iguazu Falls

The Iguazu Falls are made up of 275 waterfalls up to 260 feet (80 metres) high. They are considered one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World.

Three destinations in Uruguay

Colonia del Sacramento

Colonia del Sacramento is a peaceful destination in southwestern Uruguay. Find out what to see in Colonia del Sacramento and how to get there from Buenos Aires.

Punta del Este

Punta del Este is one of the most exclusive destinations in South America. Discover what to do and see in Punta del Este and how to get there from Buenos Aires.


Montevideo is a large city that retains the character of small coastal towns. Find out what to see in Montevideo and how to get there from Buenos Aires.

Up for travelling a bit more?

After Iguazu Falls, El Calafate and Ushuaia are two of the most unique places you can visit in Argentina. These spots are two of the southernmost cities in Patagonia. From El Calafate, you can get to the Glacier National Park and visit the Perito Moreno Glacier. Ushuaia is the most important city in Tierra del Fuego, which is the southernmost region of Argentina.