Argentine Weekend Escapes: San Antonio de Areco



Buenos Aires. The birthplace of tango. Home to 48 districts; the city that never sleeps. From newly built skyscrapers and brightly coloured street art to historically significant architecture, from romanticised restaurants to bustling nightlife, this Latin American metropolis continues to impress each and every one of it’s visitors.

There is so much to do, to see, to experience. So many people to meet, streets to discover and foods to taste. With this liveliness however, the capital requires a very dynamic lifestyle which can sometimes prove to be over-demanding. At times, you can feel it’s time to escape from the hustle and bustle.

Approximately 115km north of Buenos Aires (2 hours by bus), the picturesque colonial streets, welcoming residents and peaceful campos of the pueblitoSan Antonio de Areco attracts visitors all year round, and it’s not difficult to see why. The small town’s history dates back to the 18th century where it’s culture and traditions of gauchos and criollos are…

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