Enjoy close-up views of majestic Southern right whales off the Península Valdés, one of the most important marine reserves on Earth.
2 Welsh tearooms
For a little taste of Wales, visit the town of Gaiman, which is famous for wonderful tearooms.
3 Magellanic penguins
Watch tens of thousands of these charming birds waddling around their major nesting sites – the biggest is at Punta Tombo.
4 Parque Nacional Los Glaciares
The legendary Glaciar Perito Moreno dominates any visit to southern Patagonia, with world-class trekking in the Fitz Roy sector a close second.
5 Lamb asados
Succulent lamb cooked over an open fire defines Patagonia almost as much as the horizon-defying terrain and relentless gales.
Leave the crowds behind and head out onto the open road on the Patagonian stretch of Argentina’s famous RN-40.
7 Cueva de las Manos Pintadas
Wonder at rock art executed hundreds of thousands of years ago, dramatically sited in the heart of a canyon.