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
Transportation: Metro, Bus, Walking, Uber.
8 day Itinerary to visit Buenos Aires:
Day 1 (Monday): Visit Recoleta
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
11AM: La Boca Paid Tour
3PM: City Center Free Walking Tour or Evita y Peronism or Architecture Tour
Day 3 (Wednesday): Visit 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
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
San Isidro and Tigre Delta Tour or Gaucho Day at the Farm
Day 6 (Saturday): Back in Recoleta
10:30 AM: Plaza Francia Fair
12PM: Generic Flower
2PM: MALBA (Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires)
Day 7 (Sunday): Visit San Telmo
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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