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Gaucho Day Tour Ranch in San Antonio de Areco from Buenos Aires
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Gaucho Day Tour Ranch in San Antonio de Areco from Buenos Aires

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El Ombu de Areco Estancia is a traditional ranch located in San Antonio de Areco, at the heart of gaucho (cowboy) country and an easy drive from Buenos Aires. On this tour, spend an entire day at the estancia, with activities including horseback riding, a traditional ‘asado’ barbecue lunch, and a thrilling gaucho show.
US$159.00 per adult
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Duquesadiner wrote a review Mar 2020
Glasgow, United Kingdom1,366 contributions374 helpful votes
If you are walking in the Ricoleta area there is a good chance you will come across Plaza Francia. It is worth a look as is the area around it. There seems to be a lot of open spaces in Buenos Aires and this is in a safe area. We just wandered around the area, taking in the scenery, the monument and of course watched people milling around the place.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Vincent M wrote a review Mar 2020
New Orleans, Louisiana2,195 contributions870 helpful votes
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If you’re seeing the Museum of Fine Arts on a pleasant day, I’d recommend you take a break after the museum, and sit in the shade at the Plaza Francia right across Av. del Libertador. The plaza was created as part of a major project to beautify Buenos Aires before the centennial of the 25 de Mayo. The French community in Buenos Aires contributed a grandiose monument: Emile Peynot’s Monument of France to Argentina, as a centennial gift. (The British built the Torre Monumental at the same time for the same reason, which I’ve reviewed as well.) At the top of the monument, la Belle France and Hermosa Argentina, hand in hand, are being guided forward by an angel of glory holding a torch (France and Argentina photo). A semi-nude cherub-like youngster is holding up an armful of scrolls, declarations, and law-books; and four allegorical semi-nude female figures adorn the base of the monument. I’m quite confident that the lass with the giant factory gear represents “Industry” but totally stumped on the other three (Industry to the Left photo). The monument also has four bas-relief bronze plaques depicting two key moments in the revolutions of both France and Argentina: the storming of the Bastille and declaration of the rights of man for France; and the First Junta and crossing of the Andes for Argentina (see Crossing the Andes, Primera Junta, Rights of Man, and Storming the Bastille photos). The only other statue is much more recent, a bust of “Luis” Braille. However, just being able to sit in the shade as you watch the hectic traffic on Libertador is reason enough linger here. p.s. Av. Pueyrredon, on the SE side of the plaza, will take you to at least a dozen coffee-shops, restaurants, bars and shops, all within a five-minute walk.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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LeisureGuy32 wrote a review Jan 2020
Ennis, Ireland1,864 contributions268 helpful votes
The weekend is the best time to walk around this lovely park which is right beside Recoleta cemetery. Loads of local people set up there stalls all around the plaza to sell hand crafts and little gifts. Worthy of a visit to pick up something unusual to bring home.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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WorldTravelers34 wrote a review Jan 2020
Chicago, Illinois2,423 contributions1,575 helpful votes
We visited this beautiful plaza/park during a recent visit to Buenos Aires. Plaza Francia (Spanish: "France Square") is a public square in the barrio of Recoleta in Buenos Aires. The nearby Plaza Intendente Alvear is commonly but mistakenly known by the same name. It was created by a Municipal Ordinance on October 19, 1909, as part of the changes introduced in the urban landscape on the occasion of the Argentina Centennial.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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JanisN123 wrote a review Jan 2020
Crown Point, Indiana522 contributions70 helpful votes
Great park across from the museum. We sat here to get some shade before continuing our exploring the city. Right across the street is where they have the market on the weekends.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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