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Things to do in Palermo, Buenos Aires

Our most recommended things to do in Palermo, Buenos Aires

Highlights of Buenos Aires: Small Group 3-Hour Guided Tour

1. Highlights of Buenos Aires: Small Group 3-Hour Guided Tour

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 antiques 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, in Recoleta, you’ll see the cemetery that is the final resting place of Eva Peron. Wander through the cemetery to locate her burial site.

From Buenos Aires: Estancia Don Silvano Tour with Lunch.

2. From Buenos Aires: Estancia Don Silvano Tour with Lunch.

In the middle of the year 1900, an immigrant of Italian origin named Silvano arrived as a child with his family and settled in this region of the pampas. Over the years he began to work in an employee store and soon had his own general store and managed to buy this land in 1940 from the Lennon family, who like many other Irish families came to the region. They admired the Victorian style and it is reflected in the 1930 house, which is currently the Ranch's Casco. This farm that Don Silvano buys has 380 hectares. Very soon, because of the beauty of the place and because of how sociable he was, he begins to receive friends, but later his friends begin to ask him for a place to stay and spend more than a day, and that is where the first 2 rooms are enabled. in addition to yours. In this way, Don Silvano began with an activity that today is for the 4th consecutive generation. Pick up from downtown hotels to Exaltación de la Cruz, cradle of gaucho traditions. They are received with typical Argentine empanadas and wine or water or soda. A visit to the estancia and its facilities is carried out. Then a typical Creole Lunch is carried out, Roast with salads and Dessert. During it you can enjoy a singing show and folkloric dances. Demonstration of Creole skills. In the afternoon we will enjoy the snack (infusion + cakes and fried cake)

Palermo Soho: Empanadas and Wine Tasting Walking Tour

3. Palermo Soho: Empanadas and Wine Tasting Walking Tour

Get to know Palermo Soho, the trendiest neighborhood in Buenos Aires. Stroll through its streets while your guide introduces you to the culture and one of the most popular dishes and wines, Empanadas, and Malbec. Start in the center of Palermo Soho after meeting with your guide. Afterward, return to the meeting point and enjoy an Argentinian Empanadas cooking class and a unique Malbec wine tasting.

Palermo: Graffiti and Street Art Guided Tour in English

4. Palermo: Graffiti and Street Art Guided Tour in English

Stroll through the colorful streets of Palermo in Buenos Aires on a guided walking tour. See thought-provoking graffiti and street art while learning about the neighborhood’s history from your guide.   Travel back in time to the 1920's and understand the political movements gaining traction in Argentina at the time. Discover how graffiti was seen as political endorsement and how it was used as propaganda and for election campaigns.   Then, learn about the arrival of aerosol paints in 1969 and the influence of a different military government. Discover how the new material allowed messages to be written much faster than before and how this impacted the urban movements during the 1970's. Listen to stories about how Argentinians became progressively more involved in the act of protesting and the social conflict of the time.

Buenos Aires: Full Day Bike Tour with Lunch

5. 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: Hop-On Hop-Off Bus and Museum Ticket Combo

6. Buenos Aires: Hop-On Hop-Off Bus and Museum Ticket Combo

Explore the city of Buenos Aires on this insightful bus tour. Get on and off at the stop you prefer and tour the city at your own pace. If you're passionate about sports, you'll love this ticket combo, that allows you to visit both River Plate Museum and Boca Junior Museums, both local staples. While riding the bus, listen to the comprehensive audio guide to discover every corner of Buenos Aires, including the traditional neighborhoods of La Boca, San Telmo, and Puerto Madero. See emblematic buildings, historical places, and cultural spaces. From the stop in the Nuñez neighborhood, you can walk toward the River Plate Museum and Stadium for your visit. Learn about the history of one of the most important Argentine teams and admire its showcases of achievements. Tour its stadium and access the teams' locker rooms. To visit the Museo de la Pasión Boquense (Boca Junior Museum), you can take the bus all the way to the stop in the La Boca neighborhood. Walk through the different thematic exhibitions with photos, videos, trophies, and the collection of shirts belonging to famous players.

Buenos Aires: Open Bar Sunset Cruise and City Tour by Night

7. Buenos Aires: Open Bar Sunset Cruise and City Tour by Night

In this activity you will be able to see the different faces of Buenos Aires, The City of Fury. For that we have designed this experience that will take you to know the city from WATER, LAND AND AIR, we will start sailing in the Rio de la Plata, enjoying a wonderful sunset with a panoramic view of the city, accompanied by delicious drinks, beers, cleric or non-alcoholic beverages. You will be able to observe the interior of the Port of Buenos Aires with all its activity, the Yacht Club Argentino, the old Hotel de los Inmigrantes and the Cruise Terminal. Then we will take you for a walk through the center of the city of Buenos Aires, where we will see the main attractions illuminated. Then we will continue our tour of Corrientes Avenue observing the lights of the city, theater marquees and the Obelisk, then we will visit a Rooftop or Bar to enjoy a drink of our choice; From there we headed north to see the neighborhoods of Recoleta and Palermo. We will make photo stops at: Flor Metálica, Faculty of Law, Planetarium and we will see the Hippodrome of Palermo. Our walk ends in the bar area of Palermo Soho, where if you wish, you can stay to continue enjoying the night. Do not miss the opportunity to get to know the fantastic Buenos Aires in this unforgettable tour. It is not suspended by rain. The tour is not recommended for children under 15 years of age. The sale of alcoholic beverages to minors under 18 years of age is prohibited. Remember that on this tour we will not pick you up at the hotel, meeting point at Cecilia Grierson 400 (Puerto Madero) Includes: •Open bar with national alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages during navigation. • Tasting of 1 drink at a Rooftop or Bar in the city. •Return to hotels •Coordinating guide

Buenos Aires: Palermo Soho Guided Walking Tour

8. Buenos Aires: Palermo Soho Guided Walking Tour

"We invite you to visit the trendiest neighborhood in Buenos Aires: Palermo Soho, through this walking tour of approximately 2 hours, where you will discover the fashionable places to buy designer clothes, drink a delicious drink or take the best selfies. We will meet at Plaza Italia in front of the Giuseppe Garibaldi monument at 3:00 pm, where, accompanied by a guide, and with a maximum group of 10 passengers we will start our tour. First we will have information about the Botanical Garden, the Eco Park and the Rural, Then we will go to the famous Plaza Armenia, surrounded by bars where they will tell you the history and customs of the Armenian community very present in the neighborhood. We will pass through different passages full of graffiti where we will tell you the history of street painting (Street painting or Screeving) You will also see the top designer stores, and different bars so that you can choose where to have a drink again. Of course, at each important point we will give you free time to take f others! Important: all passengers must bring their own mask. "

Buenos Aires: Small Group 4-Hour City Tour & Optional Cruise

9. Buenos Aires: Small Group 4-Hour City Tour & Optional Cruise

Experience the past and present of Buenos Aires, visiting neighborhoods, admiring architecture, and seeing the best attractions the city has to offer on this sightseeing tour.   The tour starts in the northern part of the city. Explore the neighborhoods of Retiro, Palermo and Recoleta, which are full of large green spaces and beautiful French-style mansions. Here, you’ll make your first stop: a 5-minute picture stop at Floralis Generica, a sculpture made out of steel and aluminum.   Then, stop for a half-hour tour of France Square. Pass by Colon Theater and the Obelisk to reach your third stop, Plaza de Mayo, where the city was born in 1580. Admire the Pink House, the Cabildo, and the Metropolitan Cathedral for about 20 minutes.   Continuing towards the south of the city, breathe in the air of tango in its hometown: San Telmo. You’ll also visit the neighborhoods of La Boca, where one of the most famous stadiums in the world is located: La Bombonera. In La Boca, you can also admire the colorful conventillos (tenement houses), home to Italian immigrants at the end of the 19th century, as well as the picturesque street Caminito. Afterward, you can be dropped off at the meeting point or various other attractions. If the hotel pickup was selected, you can be taken back to your hotel.  If the option is chosen, at the end of the tour, you will be dropped off at Madero port, where lunch is included aboard Humberto M boat.

North or South Buenos Aires Bike Tour

10. 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. 

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What people are saying about Palermo, Buenos Aires

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4.6 / 5

based on 779 reviews

Nico was a wonderful guide - knowledgeable, friendly and very flexible. With only a short time in B.A., this was a terrific way to really see the city. Bikes are well maintained, bike lanes are generally respected.

Juan, our guide, was knowledgeable and fun! He gave depth of insight I hadn’t expected, and answered all of our questions. Best tour experience in Buenos Aires! He’s Juan-in a million!

Our tour guide was great and vary knowledgeable about the city and the locations we visited.

It was a good way to see the city. We took the bus and we’re able to walk in core parts.

Great way to see the city. A very active and exhilarating experience.