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7 Reasons Why You Should Visit Bariloche On Your Trip To Argentina

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Updated: 20 June 2017
Ringed by massive lakes and majestic mountains, the town of Bariloche in Argentina is a stunner. If you’re planning a trip to the country, put this gorgeous mountain town on your itinerary right now. Not only is it a favorite vacation spot for Argentines – and hey, if they keep coming back despite being able to go anywhere in the country, that says something – it also draws international visitors year-round. Here’s seven reasons why.

It’s gorgeous, pure and simple

Sunset in Bariloche
Sunset in Bariloche | © Pablo Tano / Flickr

Bariloche’s chocolate and ice cream are revered nationwide

The three magic words are: Mamuschka (chocolate) and Helados Jauja (ice cream, gelato). Yes, you’ll find many other options, but those are the best.

Bariloche’s Lake Moreno
Bariloche’s Lake Moreno |