Argentina is the second largest country in South America and is located in the South-eastern part of the continent. Stretching from the Tropic of Capricorn right down towards the tip of Antarctica it has a varied landscape and climate. Argentina has strong European ties and is a Spanish speaking country. With a great love of football, the Argentinians are a proud and passionate nation.
Whether you want to spend your time exploring the penguin shores of Patagonia, dancing the tango or soaking up the vibrant nightlife of Buenos Aires there is something for everyone to enjoy in this vast country.
Due to the size of Argentina, the climate varies from subtropical in the north to subpolar in the south. Summer runs from Dec to Feb and sees very hot, humid weather especially in Buenos Aires and the north. In the winter months, June – August, the north is quite mild and dry however the south can see freezing temperatures and snow.
The main airport in Argentina is Buenos Aires’ international airport Ezeiza. If you are flying from the UK most routes go via another European city or Sao Paula. It is also possible to travel overland from neighbouring counties including, Brazil, Uruguay and Chile.
The best way to travel around the country is by bus or air.