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Cruise Nation are delighted to bring you our great range of Buenos Aires Cruise & Stay Holidays. This means that Cruise Nation bring you massive choice on cruise lines to sail with throughout the year. Our Buenos Aires Smart Packages feature FREE stays in one of many handpicked hotels which are all centrally located in Buenos Aires providing you with the ideal base from which to explore all that this exciting destination has to offer.

With our Buenos Aires Cruise & Stay packages, your flights will always be included. We also offer flights from a number of regional airports throughout the UK giving you much greater flexibility and making your holiday experience as smooth as possible.

This passion is never more evident than through Buenos Aires most famous dance - Tango. Throughout the city, you'll see this sexy strut taking place wherever you go - from street shows to the bandstand in Barrancas de Belgrano park and the milongas, or dance salons, where you can test your own tango moves.

If Tango is Buenos Aires most famous pastime, steak is undoubtedly the city's favourite food. Steakhouses can be found around every corner and no visit is complete without ordering a soft as butter "bife de chorizo" from one of Buenos Aires top restaurants. Wash it down with a glass of delicious Argentinian wine, before making for one of the city's underground cocktail joints. With hidden speakeasy bars and clubs that don't get going until the early hours of the morning, you might want to pace yourself for Buenos Aires legendary nightlife scene.

If you can keep yourself awake after a night of dancing, the city’s museums, art galleries and theatres often a fascinating look at both old and new Buenos Aires, as well as the chance to visit some famous sites – such as the iconic Eva Perón balcony at the Presidential Palace.

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Things to do in Buenos Aires

Tour of La Boca

Discover Buenos Aires most colourful neighbourhood on a guided tour of La Boca…

Tour of La Boca

Home to the popular local football team - the Boca Juniors - and the famous road El Caminito, the side-streets can be a little rough, especially after dark, which is why an experienced guide is highly recommended.

Palacio Barolo

One of the city's architectural wonders, the Palacio Barolo is located in Buenos Aires historic centre…

Palacio Barolo

Built in 1923 by an Italian immigrant, the building's design was on Dante's Divine Comedy. Join a tour to access the roof, which provides incredible views of the city and beyond, as far as Uruguay.

Teatro Colón

Catch a performance or take a tour at Buenos Aires’ opulent opera house…

Teatro Colón

The grand building, which was originally opened 1857, has been ranked by National Geographic as the third best opera house in the world.

La Bombonera Stadium

Nothing compares to seeing Boca Juniors play at La Bombonera, particularly if the game is a derby match with rivals River…

La Bombonera Stadium

Tickets for these are like gold dust, but for those who can't get hold of them, the impressive stadium can also be viewed by visiting the Museo de la Pasión Boquense.

Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires

The MALBA, or Museum of Latin American Art of Buenos Aires, is one of the city's essential stop for art lovers…

Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires

Housing a wide collection of 19th and 20th century works, visitors can view this impressive private collection from real estate tycoon Eduardo Costanini, with pieces by Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, and Antonio Berni.

Restaurants in Buenos Aires

El Obrero

El Obrero

Located in the historic La Boca neighbourhood, El Obrero is one of Buenos Aires' most famous "bodegónes", or traditional Argentinian eatery. With a simple menu that reflects the city's Spanish and Italian history and walls packed with photos of famous guest, including Francis Ford Coppola and Maradona - you'll find comfort food and character at El Obrero.

Floreria Atlantico

Floreria Atlantico

One for the night owls, Floreria Atlantico is Buenos Aires hippest bar and restaurant, but you'll have to find it first. Entered via a secret door at the back of a flower and record shop, the menu features mostly sharing plates, with their seafood option of oysters, prawns and langoustines being amongst the most popular.

La Cabrera

La Cabrera

Buenos Aires is known for serving up some of the best steaks in the world, and nowhere in the city does it better than La Cabrera. The restaurant's famous "Bife de Chorizo" is described as so tender you can cut it with a spoon. Reservations are a must, as is one of their delicious chocolate desserts should you be lucky enough to snag a table.

Las Violetas

Las Violetas

Having brunch, or "brunchear" is a serious business in Buenos Aires. Las Violetas, in Recoleta, is one of the city's most popular brunch spots, serving up delicious "medialuna" and cake to hungry visitors for over 130 years.

Buenos Aires Nightlife

Cerveceria Nacional

Cerveceria Nacional

Undoubtedly the best place in Buenos Aires to try local craft beer, Cerveceria Nacional is home to more than 100 artisan brews from over 30 microbreweries. With a food menu too, this is a great place to start your evening in the city.

Verne Club

Verne Club

For those who prefer cocktails to beer, head for Jules Verne. One of the most stylish bars in the city, each of the beautifully presented cocktail creations is named after one of the famous author's works. Choose your drink, sink into one of the Chesterfield sofas and enjoy the background jazz.

878

878

One of the most welcoming venues of the city's speakeasy scene, 878 in Villa Crespo is a laid back introduction to Buenos Aires underground cocktail culture. Owned by Julián Díaz - considered the city’s first true speakeasy purveyor - there are no "secret" codes or connections needed to enter here, just the address.

Rosebar

Rosebar

Located in Buenos Aires' hip Palermo Soho district, Rosebar is the go-to club for the young and stylish. Featuring both international and local DJs, the club might be decorated in a European style...but the passionate scenes on the dancefloor are Argentinian to the core.

Jet Lounge

Jet Lounge

Buenos Aires’ most exclusive club, you'll have to dress to impress and make friends with the PR to gain access to Jet. Located on the Rio de la Plata with views over the beach and ocean, the luxurious club is home to the city's top resident DJs.

Events in Buenos Aires

Dia De La Independencia

Dia De La Independencia

Taking place on the 9th of July, this public holiday - also known as May Revolution Day - marks the date in 1816 when Buenos Aires received independence from Spain. From parades to live music, a special service at the cathedral and an array of food vendors, this is a colourful time to visit the city.

International Buenos Aires Jazz Festival

International Buenos Aires Jazz Festival

Each November, artists from around the world descend on Buenos Aires for the city's international Jazz Festival. The six-day event features everything from swing to tango, with performances from some of Argentina's finest musicians and dancers. There are free events, as well as classes and workshops to take part in.

Festival Y Mundial De Tango

Festival Y Mundial De Tango

From films to dance parties, live orchestra to music, the Festival Y Mundial De Tango is one of Argentina's most loved annual events. Taking place in August and followed soon after by the World Tango Dance Tournament, this event gives visitors the chance to learn more about Argentina's most famous dance.

Carnaval Porteño

Carnaval Porteño

With over 100 murgas - or marching street bands - Buenos Aires' colourful carnival is a mix of music, costumes and great food. It might not rival Rio in terms of size or world-recognition but if you're in the city in January or February, you'll find it hard to miss.

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