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Complete 8 day itinerary to Buenos Aires, Argentina

To get a complete experience of Buenos Aires, we recommend spending eight days in and around the city. There are so many neighborhoods to explore, foods to try, museums to investigate and attractions to photograph. We spent a whole two weeks in the Argentinian capital and never had a dull moment.

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Our eight day Buenos Aires itinerary is based on walking but we understand that Buenos Aires is a big city with a lot of history therefore we have added several alternative bus tours to the itinerary. We hope you enjoy your adventure!

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Things you need to know about Buenos Aires:

Where to stay in Recoleta: Dazzler Recoleta

Where to stay in Palermo:  Dazzler Polo

Best time to visit: Spring (October to December) and Fall (March)

Currency: Argentine Peso

Language: Spanish

Transportation: Metro, Bus, Walking, Uber.

8 day Itinerary to visit Buenos Aires:

Day 1 (Monday): Visit Recoleta

Recoleta Cemetery

10:30 AM: Walking Through Recoleta Free Walking Tour or Highlights of Buenos Aires

3PM: Recoleta Cemetery Paid Tour or the free Recoleta Cemetery Tour 

Day 2 (Tuesday): Explore main landmarks

La Boca

11AM: La Boca Paid Tour

3PM: City Center Free Walking Tour or Evita y Peronism or Architecture Tour

Day 3 (Wednesday): Visit Puerto Madero

Puerto Madero

10AM: Neighborhood Once (Jewish neighborhood)

12PM: Plaza San Martín + Torre Monumental

2PM: Puerto Madero + Puente de la Mujer

4PM: Kirchner Cultural Centre (CCK). Check the website for the exact offerings during your visit. All events at the CCK are free as the government wants the arts accessible to everyone.

Day 4 (Thursday): Visit Palermo

Palermo Jardín Japonés

12:30 PM: National Congress Guided Tour

1:30 PM: Japanese Garden

3:30 PM: Rosedal de Palermo

4:10 PM: Plaza Italia

4:20 PM: Buenos Aires Botanical Garden

5:30 PM: Museo Evita

Day 5 (Friday): Day trip 

Gaucho Tour

Gaucho Tour

San Isidro and Tigre Delta Tour or Gaucho Day at the Farm

Day 6 (Saturday): Back in Recoleta

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10:30 AM: Plaza Francia Fair

12PM: Generic Flower

2PM: MALBA (Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires)

Day 7 (Sunday): Visit San Telmo

San Telmo Antiques Fair

10AM: San Telmo Antiques Fair

Boca Juniors Soccer game, if there is a home game.

2:30 PM: Buenos Aires Cabildo + Plaza de Mayo

2:40 PM: Buenos Aires Metropolitan Cathedral

3PM: Casa Rosada Tour. Reservation required in advance through their website.

4:30 PM: Teatro Colón Tour

5:45 PM: Obelisk

6PM: Florida Street to pick up all your tourist souvenirs.

Day 8 (Monday): Goodbye Buenos Aires

Jewish Life in Argentina Tour

Pack up and head on home after an amazing week in Buenos Aires!

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