Know Río Gallegos
This city located in the Patagonia, is the capital of Santa Cruz Province. It corresponds to the most austral continental city of Argentina, located on the banks of the Río Gallegos. It has a cold climate, with temperatures under zero in winter and strong winds in spring.
One of its most important attractions is the Parque de los Glaciares, located in the Argentinean Patagonia. Also, it has one of the biggest ports, dedicated to the fishing and the sheep product exportation, such as frozen meat, wool, and leather, which grow up in the fields of this city.
Also, it has an International Airport, obligatory stop for the trip to the Antarctic, Australia, and New Zealand.
Attractions: Gastronomy, nature, culture.
Activities: Mountain climbing, ascent, fishing, walks, photography.
How to get there: All year long. In winter, temperatures are extremely low.
When to go: By land, from north, through National Road 3, intersected by Provincial Road 5. From south, from Chile through the border crossing, by the same International Highway. Airway, through Aerolíneas Argentinas.
Weather: Cold semi-arid.
Services: Transportation, accommodations, gastronomy.
El Calafate, Parque Nacional Los Glaciares, Punta Arenas, Chile.