Discover San Carlos de Bariloche

Located in Argentina's Río Negro province, Bariloche is a city surrounded by thousand-year-old forests, mountains covered in snow and crystal clear lakes. It's quintessentially Patagonian. A city that is home to excellence and surrounded by some of the country's most beautiful natural spots.

About Bariloche:

The city is located within the Nahuel Huapi National Park, next to the Andes. In 2012, it was declared Argentine Capital of Adventure Tourism and in 2015, the Argentine Capital of Chocolate.

Enjoy Bariloche all year round. It’s where nature rewards every visitor with outstanding scenery. From snowy peaks and copper-colored lenga trees to entire valleys blanketed with Spring’s flowers and crystal clear waters.

There are lots of activities for you to enjoy in Bariloche: trekking and tours, sailing, winter sports for all tastes, world class cuisine, adventure tourism, romantic getaways, family activities, peaceful breaks and a diverse culture.

You've arrived in Patagonia's Nahuel Huapi National Park, 1,680 kilometers (1044 miles) from Buenos Aires. Bariloche is one of the most breathtaking places in Argentina. You'll find incredible views, lakes, streams, meltwater rivers and mountains. Enjoy the fresh air and the landscapes that undergo radical change each and every season. The lush green from the generous summer sun, the unmissable colors of the fall foliage, the explosion of life in spring and the bright white snow during our winter months.

Bariloche will fill you with energy and peace. Experience an adventure bursting with emotions. Feel the trout bite on your fishing line, watch upland geese, black-faced ibis and southern lapwings that nest in golf courses, listen to the sound of skis glide through the powdery snow and enjoy the warmth of the fireplace while fresh snowflakes fall.

As night falls Bariloche comes to life. The city is renowned for its nightclubs and pub crawls, where you’ll hear Spanish mingle with an endless number of languages. Visit a wide range of themed bars where you can enjoy cocktails or the locally crafted beer and great music.

Our high-end cuisine fuses European tastes with authentic local flavors. Wild game, fish, smoked meat, cheese and berries are the staples of the region’s meals. Take a journey of flavors that you'll never forget: Trout carpaccio, lamb strudel, and the traditional curanto from Colonia Suiza. Don’t skip on dessert because the region’s chocolate is a must: chocolate fondue, hot chocolate or chocolate flakes.

The high quality lodging, internationally renowned hotels, inns, cabins, hostels, campgrounds, and mountain hideaways all attest to more than 80 years of tourism.

Bariloche will stay with you forever. It'll be in the picture that you ARE going to print this time and will remind you of the scents, flavors, adventures and the inner peace you felt when you need it the most. Discover Bariloche, you’ll wish you were here all year-round.