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San Carlos de Bariloche, or simply Bariloche is a city on the Black River Province, Argentina, and is the head of the Department of Bariloche.
Bariloche is the most visited tourist destination in Patagonia and third nationally. It is Argentina's most populous city of the Patagonian Andes. It is located in the Nahuel Huapi National Park, in the southwest of the province of Black River, next to the Andes, on the southern shore of Lake Nahuel Huapi, 832 km of Viedma.
Their natural reserves, including lakes, forests and mountains, and its outstanding ski resorts are the main attraction and source of income for this city. The city has been considered by some sources as the second ski destination worldwide.
Bariloche is also one of the most important scientific and technological centers of America, which houses the Bariloche Atomic Center Research, part of the National Atomic Energy Commission and the Balseiro Institute, National University of Cuyo, where he gives the race Physics and Mechanical Engineering and Nuclear. The city is the headquarters of INVAP, Argentina high-tech company that designs and builds nuclear reactors, radar and satellites, among others.
Tourism in San Carlos de Bariloche
San Carlos de Bariloche is the capital of the southern lakes and part of the major tourist circuit along the Seven Lakes to Villa La Angostura. Today, thanks to investments by entrepreneurs and the municipality has a large influx of tourists throughout the year.
The main activities include winter sports, fishing, windsurfing, trekking or hiking, camping in the Andean forest, sky diving, boat tours and private boats, horseback riding and scuba diving, among others. Similar activities were also carried out in San Martin de los Andes, Junin de los Andes, El Bolsón, Esquel, Trevelin, Los Antiguos, Copahue, Caviahue.
Places of Interest in San Carlos de Bariloche
Nahuel Huapi National Park
The Nahuel Huapi National Park is an extensive protected area located to the southwest of the province of Neuquén and to the west of the Río Negro, in Argentine Patagonia. The Nahuel Huapi offers numerous alternatives for tourism and enjoyment. Activities that can be done include hiking, skiing, rock climbing and ice climbing, horseback riding, camping, sailing, fishing and boat and car trips. Winter sports include winter sports, including skiing, which can be practiced at Cerro Catedral and Cerro Bayo.
Cerro Catedral is a mountain located in San Carlos de Bariloche, 19 kilometers from the city center and within the Nahuel Huapi National Park. The northeast slope of the mountain has developed as a ski center for mountain activities, with numerous means of mechanical ascent, service areas and hotels. The southernmost section of the Cathedral is highlighted by a series of stone needles that gave the name to the mountain and is the scene of an important activity of rock climbing, mainly in summer.
The Emilio Frey refuge, managed by the Andino Bariloche Club and located on the Tonček lagoon, offers accommodation for walkers and climbers that travel the mountain. The shelter is open all year, and it is in spring and summer when it registers the greatest activity. Among the climbs that can be realized is the "Main Tower" which is the highest point of the Cathedral hill.
Piedras Blancas Winter Park
Piedras Blancas is an important pole of tourist attraction with its own unique characteristics that differentiate it totally from other winter centers. To access it you must take the Pioneros Avenue from the center of the town, and at the height of km 1 start climbing up the road that runs along the hill. The Piedras Blancas Winter Park offers several alternatives to enjoy the. Everything in the 3000 meters of tracks exclusive to tobogganing, something unique in South America, and many more to ski, besides having means of elevation for 1200 people per hour.
- Sleds: they allow to descend at a safe speed through fun curves and descents, where they will travel with fun and adrenaline the exclusive tracks for sleds.
- Showbus: are mountain walks in a modern snowbus where you will get panoramic views of spectacular landscapes.
- Aerosillas: takes you up to the summit and from there you can appreciate the beautiful landscapes, take photos and then go down sliding in sleigh
- Skipark Winterpark: offers private and group lessons for those who wish to learn to ski.
Cathedral of Our Lady of Nahuel Huapi.
The Cathedral of San Carlos de Bariloche
The Cathedral of San Carlos de Bariloche, "Our Lady of the Nahuel Huapi", is the main Catholic temple of the city of San Carlos de Bariloche, in Argentina. It is located at the intersection of Almirante O'Connor and Beschtedt streets, surrounded by two plazas with beautiful gardens, and corresponds to the Diocese of Bariloche, suffragan of the Archdiocese of Bahía Blanca. In the left nave is the image of Our Lady of the Snows, faithful representative and protector of the families and mountaineers.
Museum of Patagonia
The Museum of Patagonia Francisco P. Moreno is a museum of natural sciences and cultural anthropology of the Patagonian region. It is located in the complex of the civic center of the city of San Carlos de Bariloche. It depends on the Department of Conservation and Environmental Education of the National Park Nahuel Huapi, National Park Administration.
It has rooms for temporary exhibitions, an auditorium, a library, archives and spaces for research. Also, a classroom-workshop complements the visit to the Museum by students and students through pedagogically guided activities.
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San Carlos de Bariloche Airport
San Carlos de Bariloche Airport (IATA: BRC, ICAO: SAZS), also known as Teniente Luis Candelaria Airport, is an international airport serving the city of San Carlos de Bariloche, Río Negro, Argentina 14 km from the center of San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina. Located at Ruta Nacional Nº 237.
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