We recommend you experience the quaint small town of Tigre by the banks of the “Rio de la Plata”, with its cobblestone lined streets and small shops selling furniture with wood brought in from the different islands. You can visit the “Puerto de Frutos” where the locals bring in fruits and vegetables daily, as has been done for decades from the various Islands composing the “Delta”.
See the different rowing mansions with their English Tudor and Italian influence.
Before finishing the day, you can make several stops along the way, such as in the recently refurbished “Catedral de San Isidro” and Mariquita Sanchez de Thompson’s home, where the Argentine national anthem was heard for the first time (the home is now an exquisitely maintained museum). This building has a magnificent viewpoint as it was specifically built to spot enemy ships arriving to the Delta.
You can also drive by the “quinta presidencial de Olivos”, home to 15 presidential families in the past 60 years.
We suggest you have lunch on a glass enclosed catamarán (boat) and see the glass enclosed cottage of our 7th president, Domingo Faustino Sarmiento, who brought our first teachers from Boston to initiate the largest educational expansion in Latin America.
And take the opportunity to visit one of the famous bars by the banks of the Delta in the town of Martinez, a vibrant Northern town.