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La Boca, Buenos Aires

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Buenos Aires: Hop-On Hop-Off City Bus Tour

1. Buenos Aires: Hop-On Hop-Off City Bus Tour

Get a complete picture of Buenos Aires with a 24, 48, or 72-hour, hop-on hop-off bus ticket. Discover traditional neighborhoods like La Boca, San Telmo, and Puerto Madero, as well as the most modern ones, such as Palermo and Belgrano. Benefit from an included audio guide to find out more about the places you pass. With your ticket, hop on and off at any of the 25 stops on the bus route for a period of 24, 48, or 72 hours. The main stop is in the city center and as the tour progresses, you'll see emblematic buildings, historical places, cultural spaces, and the different Buenos Aires neighborhoods. The bus will stop at certain stops to connect you with other activities and tourist attractions. Either stay on the bus all the way around the loop and enjoy the colorful sights and informative guides or use the bus as a great way to get to your next attraction. You're sure to have a fun time and you might just hear something surprising about this big city. If you get tired of sightseeing, the open-top buses are a great place to rest and still see a large part of the city.

Buenos Aires: La Boca Guided Walking Tour in English

2. Buenos Aires: La Boca Guided Walking Tour in English

Join a 2-hour walking tour around La Boca and discover one of the most picturesque places in Buenos Aires. Take in the colorful homes in the multicultural district and learn about the art of tango.   On your journey through the neighborhood, you will likely encounter live performances of Tango dancers on the streets. See many works of "fileteado" art and learn about its origin.   Finish the tour outside La Bombonera Stadium, where you will get to know the history of the Boca Juniors, the most popular football club in Argentina. After the tour, you can enter the stadium and the Boca Juniors Museum.

Buenos Aires: City Highlights Guided Tour with Transfer

3. Buenos Aires: City Highlights Guided Tour with Transfer

On this 3-hour tour, you’ll have the opportunity to see the main site of Buenos Aires. Begin at the Plaza de Mayo or May Square, the site of the most important historical events since the city’s founding. Your guide will show you the most important buildings and monuments and tell you about the square’s history. Then enjoy Avenida de Mayo (May Avenue) and marvel at the atmosphere of San Telmo, the oldest residential neighborhood in Buenos Aires. Walk along its cobble-stoned streets and explore its antique shops and picturesque buildings. Feel the beat of the original Argentinian tango in the neighborhood of La Boca. Walk along Caminito Street and watch the dancers and browse the shops. See the mythical Boca Juniors soccer stadium. Experience the modernization of the city as you travel along Madero Port and see its docks that are home to large office buildings and an array of dining venues. Pass through the Retiro neighborhood and then on to Palermo, the most exclusive residential area in Buenos Aires. Later, at your last stop, visit one of the most beautiful neighborhoods in Buenos Aires, el Barrio de Recoleta.

Buenos Aires: Hop-On Hop-Off Bus w/ Audio Guide & City Pass

4. Buenos Aires: Hop-On Hop-Off Bus w/ Audio Guide & City Pass

The tour buses will take you around the most characteristic neighborhoods of Buenos Aires. The bus route begins in the heart of the traditional neighborhood of Recoleta. Each open-top bus will allow you to enjoy panoramic views of historic and cultural sites and unique neighborhoods, brimming with Argentine culture. Buses run every 15 minutes, and the tour around the city takes 3 hours 20 minutes. It’s a Hop-On/Hop-Off service, which means you can get on and off the bus as many times as you like. The buses run from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Route:  • Recoleta • Teatro Colón • Av. de Mayo • Plaza del Congreso • Paseo de la Historieta • San Telmo • Plaza Dorrego • La Bombonera (Boca Juniors stadium) • La Boca - Caminito • Puente de la Mujer • Puerto Madero • Galerías Pacífico • Plaza San Martín • Parque Thays • Floralis Genérica • MALBA • Planetario • Plaza Italia • Palermo Soho • Plaza Serrano • Bosques de Palermo • Monumento a los Españoles • Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes

Buenos Aires: North or South Buenos Aires Bike Tour

5. Buenos Aires: North or South Buenos Aires Bike Tour

Your tour will start with some safety instructions for the ride, then put your helmet on and explore the city. South Circuit When choosing the South Circuit you will start to explore the city by San Telmo, which is the current old quarter and the area where time has stood still since the early 1900s. Stop at the Lezama Park and talk about the first foundation of Buenos Aires, immigration and the history of Tango. Then, go down through La Boca's limit, where you will stop to stare at La Bombonera, one of the hearts of the area and symbol of the local passion for football. Visit the colorful area of Caminito, the first port of Buenos Aires, which today has become a district for local artists. After that, bike towards Puerto Madero, the second city harbor, which evolved into the most modern neighborhood in Argentina, redefining the skyline of the city. From there, continue to the Ecological Reserve, a 865-acre nature reserve that lies between the city and the Rio de la Plata. The last part of our tour will be at the Plaza de Mayo, where Buenos Aires was definitively founded back in 1580. See the Old Cabildo (city hall), Metropolitan Cathedral (the former home for Pope Francis) and the Casa Rosada (the presidential offices).  North Circuit If you prefer the North Circuit, you will see the heart of Buenos Aires' late 19th-century history, parks, and architecture. Discover the energy of downtown Buenos Aires, across the business district of the city center. You will then head to the hustling and bustling area of Retiro and Plaza San Martin, where you'll see magnificent palaces and architectural icons, products of Belle Epoque. A few stops later, the pace slows down as you take in Recoleta, the “barrio” best known for its cemetery, cafes, ice cream, and museums. Continuing north to Palermo, you'll pass the "Floralis Generica" (giant metal flower), the house of general San Martin and the Museum of Contemporary Art on your way to the wonderful open space of the Parks and the picturesque Rose Garden. On the way back, you'll stop at one of the main meeting points of BA, The Congress Square, right next to the magnificent building that holds the Legislative Power. After 4 hours of biking through the most important landmarks of Buenos Aires, you will return to the starting point to finish your tour. 

Buenos Aires: Football Soccer Match Day Experience

6. Buenos Aires: Football Soccer Match Day Experience

Welcome to the country of the Soccer World Champions! Definitely The best place to feel the authentic Football passion on the entire world! Buenos Aires, the only city on the world with more than 30 different Stadiums. Every Futbol team has a great history to tell, with so much passion around supporters and its neighborhood. This is impossible to find somewhere else in the world. We will meet for the pre game build up around the stadium, grabing some beers with local suporters, and We'll tell you some stories about the Soccer culture in Argentina. Then, We will enjoy the match together in a good view Seat next to the local supporters (will be an expert guide for each game to provide security advices and tips before/during the game/to the exit) Join our group with other travelers to feel the Real Argentinian Football experience! **See current games available on schedule** **Some options just include: Seat Ticket + Personal Assistance/Follow up to get in-out the Stadium. Please read carefully before booking**

Buenos Aires: 48 Hour Hop-on Hop-off Bus and River Cruise

7. Buenos Aires: 48 Hour Hop-on Hop-off Bus and River Cruise

You thought it was impossible to know all of Buenos Aires until the arrival of our tourist bus! Your 48-hour ticket will allow you to get on and off at the stop you prefer and tour the city at your own pace. You can enjoy an audio guide tour to discover every corner of Buenos Aires: the traditional neighborhoods of La Boca, San Telmo and Puerto Madero, among others. The main stop is in the downtown area and along the tour you will see emblematic buildings, historical places, cultural spaces and the different Buenos Aires neighborhoods. The bus will stop at certain stops to connect you with other activities and tourist attractions. From stop 9 you can connect with the "Postcards of Buenos Aires" tour, and thus get the best views of the city by navigating the Río de la Plata. You will enjoy the combination of green spaces such as the Ecological Reserve and also the skyscrapers and different emblematic buildings that the city presents. The tour is approximately 30 minutes. As you move away from Puerto Madero, you will obtain different panoramic views both to the north and to the south and we will see the combination of architectural styles of the city, with the port activity and the green lungs. It is an ideal activity to do during or after the Hop On Hop Off.

Buenos Aires: Boca Juniors and River Plate Football Tour

8. Buenos Aires: Boca Juniors and River Plate Football Tour

Ole, ole, ole, ole - conjure up images of soccer greats when you visit two of South America's most iconic football locations at River Plate and La Bombonera. This Buenos Aires football tour is for anyone who knows the names Tevez, Ibarra, and of course the great Maradona. Take a trip back in time at the museums of the two most famous soccer stadiums in Argentina, La Bombonera, by Boca Juniors, and Monumental de Nuñez, by River Plate. See their trophy rooms and past team jerseys, and hear unique club stories and history. Access to the Boca stadium itself is temporarily suspended, and the visit to the River stadium is done by stairs from the Platea San Martín, except on match days, from there you can see the playing field and take photos. At each venue make sure to stop by the shop for some personalized items and souvenirs to remember your visit and these great football clubs. Inside the museum the descriptions can be found in official language. On days of musical shows, the view of the River court may be affected by the setting up of stages. Pick up from 08:45 hrs.

Buenos Aires: Full Day Bike Tour with Lunch

9. Buenos Aires: Full Day Bike Tour with Lunch

Have an amazing time on this signature tour which will leave you with a true affection for this beloved city. Your full day tour will cover history, culture, fun, food and most importantly, cycling.   You will start in the oldest barrio of Buenos Aires, San Telmo, and wind your way through the narrow streets, stopping to soak up the architecture and charm of the neighborhood. Then on to the colorful Caminito at the heart of the old port of La Boca, via the famous football stadium La Bombonera. After a short break, you will head to the second port and newest area of Buenos Aires, Puerto Madero, with its modern buildings and chic appearance. Then to absorb the feeling of space and tranquility in the Reserva Ecologica, you will stop for lunch in a local restaurant which offers meat and vegan options. After lunch, you'll ride north and visit the site where the city was born, Plaza de Mayo, surrounded by the Cathedral, Casa Rosada and Cabildo. Then you'll head up north to the transport hub of Retiro to discover one of the city's finest parks, the Plaza San Martin, which was the headquarters of the Liberator's Army. After this, continue on to the high society area of Recoleta, where you will have the opportunity to visit the world-renowned Recoleta Cemetery and the final resting place of Evita. You will then really stretch your legs with a ride around the lungs of Palermo, a wonderful park and lakes system which is the main outdoor meeting point in the city. Through Barrio Norte in Palermo and across downtown, your last stop is at the Congress square, right next to the magnificent Congress building.

Buenos Aires Bus:Hop on-hop off 48hs+Navigation+FreeCityPass

10. Buenos Aires Bus:Hop on-hop off 48hs+Navigation+FreeCityPass

-The tourist bus will take you to visit the most emblematic neighborhoods of the city. With the panoramic view from the bus you will be able to appreciate historical places, cultural spaces and unique neighborhoods full of Argentine culture. -Hop On/Hop Off service, so you can get on and off the bus as many times as you want. -The buses run every 15 minutes, and the ride within the city lasts 3 hours 30 minutes -Operates EVERY day, beginning from stop 00 Recoleta, at Av Presidente Manuel Quintana 591, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The last bus finishes the tour at 8:30 p.m. -Postcards in Buenos Aires City is a must-see tour by boat in which you will enjoy a large view of Buenos Aires, and look at the Reserva Ecológica (Nature Reserve) and the most emblematic buildings in the city. - To begin the Postcards Tour, you must do so in the stop number 10. All the tour takes 30 minutos - Operates every day, starts at 11:00 am to 17:40 pm, the frecuency is every forty minutes

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A great way to catch a football game without having to navigate the logistics. Our guide was knowledgeable, and stayed with the group until we were all in Ubers or taxis. Excellent communication and instructions from the point of booking to game day. Being in the stands is an experience in itself and well worth it if you are in Buenos Aires!

Guide was on time, knowledgeable and friendly. Miriam provided lots of information and personal insight into the city. We felt we saw a great deal of Buenos Aires in a short time and learned quite a bit. Great tour for when you have only a morning or afternoon to see the city.

Our tour guide Gerard, was excellent. He was very flexible and accomodative. He was very knowledgeable about the history of Argentina. Thank you, Gerard for showing us your wonderful city, Buenos Aires. Dona, Shantha and friends. .

Hi, The tour was great.. All about the people on the tour..Stephanie.. Very informative, explained the cultural heritage behind the area, the murals..The tour will live long in the memory. Thanks.

Axel was an awesome guide. He was so willing to help with any questions we had about Buenos Aires! Would definitely recommend!!