Shore Excursion: Small Group Estancia Tour to San Antonio de Areco

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  • 9.5 hr

Dust off your cowboy boots for a day on an authentic estancia (ranch) tour and see Argentina’s legendary gauchos, cowboys, demonstrate their unique horsemanship and wrangling skills. This small-group full-day tour takes you to San Antonio de Areco, where you can saddle up for a horseback ride or carriage ride, enjoy a traditional folklore show and tuck into a typical Argentinian asado barbecue. Languages Offered: Spanish & English We are granted by the safe travel seal of World Travel & Tourism Council.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Estancia El Ombu de Areco

After your cruise ship docks in the Buenos Aires port you will board a minibus type vehicle and drive to San Antonio de Areco. On the way there, you can enjoy the views of the pampas and receive some explanation from your guide.

Duration: 3 hour

Stop At: Museo Draghi

Paradores Draghi is the ideal corner for those who enjoy the cultural attractions offered by a place. There you will access a tour through the sumptuous space where you can see a vast collection of pieces of rural goldsmithing of the nineteenth century, which reveals the mysteries of a period of national identity consecration of the figure of the Gaucho as a main character of that time. In Paradores Draghi begin your journey through history not only as a spectator, but also as a participant in the process of making exclusive goldsmith pieces that take shape through the hands of artisans recreating the techniques of traditional goldsmithing as their founder, Juan José Draghi, did in the 60s. Once you get to the town, you will enjoy a tour of the village including a walk around the historical downtown of the city.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At:

In the grocery and drinks store, the peasants and country people who came to the town to provide themselves and do errands to the cereal house, the store, the doctor, the bank, used to meet. There "stopped" Don Segundo Ramírez, the gaucho who was later a character in the novel by Ricardo Güiraldes.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Estancia El Ombu de Areco

Make your way to the exclusive ‘El Ombu de Areco’ Estancia. At this place, you will have a chance to take rides on horses or go for a ride in a carriage while enjoying some traditional cold cuts, cheeses and beverages. Then, you will enjoy a typical Argentinian barbeque of the finest meats. While you have dessert, you will be able to see a folklore show followed by a demonstration of gaucho skills.

Duration: 5 hour
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