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The Town of Gaiman

Ruta 25 Gaiman | 85 Km from Puerto Madryn, Puerto Madryn, Argentina
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“small town” (9 reviews)
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Ruta 25 Gaiman | 85 Km from Puerto Madryn, Puerto Madryn, Argentina
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Reviewed 6 March 2017

Gaimin is a cute town but a long way from Puerto Madryn. The Welsh settled this area and the town still promotes its heritage, teaching the language in the schools. It's not an easy language to learn.

1  Thank Winehen
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

We went there as part of a tour to Punto Tombo. There is really absolutely nothing to see there and you will just lose one hour waiting. There is just one place (Ty Gwyn) that serves Welsh tea and cake... I would really advise to...More

1  Thank Jean-David T
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

We went there hopping to get some of the Welsh culture, however we got none. Architecture was in no way representative, even the "First House" was rather small and less than impressive. There are literally just a couple of restaurants where most were closed. Only...More

1  Thank AriKir
Reviewed 8 February 2017

From Puerto Madryn drive 15miles SouthWest to Punta Loma reserve with Sea Lions and other sea mammalsGaiman is a Welsh Colony in the nearby CHUBUT valley a nice village with possibility to taste Welsh Tea

Thank airport2015
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Fuimos por la mañana para poder caminar por el pueblo. Creo que no vale la pena al menos que realmente tengan gran interés en la gastronomía galesa. We went in the morning so as to walk around. I think it is not worth it unless...More

Thank Yanel V
Reviewed 4 December 2016

If you're driving through, take a few minutes and look at some old historical buildings that are identified by small plaques. But, do not go out of your way to visit the town of Gaiman and expect a Sturbridge Village or historically correct village from...More

2  Thank aliceann1
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

We visited here on a Sunday afternoon, it is a small town with a nice community feel to it. There are a lot of people out and about. Not much is open on Sunday. In our perception the link to Wales is particularily evident. If...More

1  Thank sgec1105
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

There are places that charge to take a tour of this town; don't fall for it. We had a rental car and thought to drop by as poor weather prevented us from going other places; even by those standards we were disappointed. There was not...More

Thank JuanCramer
Reviewed 16 October 2016

The town Gaiman for me is not really reflecting much about Wales and real Welsh customs. I have been at least 30+ times in Wales over the past 40 years. The Welsh flag alone is not sufficient!! There is really not much to see in...More

Thank Otto B
Reviewed 8 October 2016

the whole town is like a museum. Being greeted by a passerby with "Croeso i Gaiman" was pretty memorable, as was being told "rydw i'n hoffi gwrw" (I like beer) by an Argentine lad working at the informaiton office. Lovely to see the language/yr hen...More

1  Thank hogiebear33
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