German journalists explored destinations in Argentina

They toured different parts of Tucumán, the Esteros del Ibera, Corrientes and Buenos Aires.

The Ministry of Tourism of the Nation, through the National Institute of Tourism (INPROTUR), accompanied by three journalists from the Federal Republic of Germany in his tour of the province of Tucuman, the Esteros Ibera, Corrientes province and the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires from 29 August to 5 September 2017.

Ute Petra Müller (daily Die Welt), Daniel Schaefer (daily Hamburger Abendblatt) and Wolfgang Hauskrecht (daily Münchner Merkur) were selected to develop a press work deep on tourist destinations in Tucuman – icon in the northern region of our country – and the Esteros del Ibera, one of the products of domestic tourism has shown more growth in recent years.

The stay began on August 29 in Tucuman, more precisely in the provincial capital, San Miguel de Tucuman, Argentina Republic emblem of the city. There, the press team met the Historical House, enclosure in 1816 witnessed the Declaration of Independence of our country, the Park July 9, the Aconquija in Yerba Buena Avenue and the Museum of the Sugar Industry Obispo Colombres. The rest took place in the Sheraton and Howard Johnson hotels.

The next day, the venue was Tafi del Valle, prior step by the Archaeological Reserve menhirs in El Mollar. The nature of the place, the spectacular scenery of the Valles Calchaquíes and the warmth of the people was very welcomed by the Europeans. One of the points that wowed the guests was the ritual celebration of the Pachamama in La Ovejería. At night, dinner and lodging was held in Estancia Las Carreras, a true wonder of the Valleys.

August 31 were held different views, such as the Community Bodega Los Amaichas and Pachamama Museum in Amaicha del Valle, the Sacred City of Quilmes and Finca La Silvia in Colalao del Valle.

Later, the trip to the thriving Colonia Carlos Pellegrini, province of Corrientes, and moved door to visit the charms of the Esteros del Ibera. Here, journalists were able to live closely the nature of the place alive, living with the many species that live there, boat rides to take pictures close to the famous alligators and capybaras, very typical of this area. The lodge took place in Posada de La Laguna, Yaguareté Porá, Ypa Sapukai and Santa Ana del Ibera. Moreover, Rancho Ibera Aguapé Lodge and Eco Posada received with roasted whole party and picnics.

Finally, in the City of Buenos Aires city they conducted a tour of the historical sites of the Argentina capital. The National Congress, Plaza de Mayo, the Cabildo, the Cathedral, the Obelisk, Caminito in La Boca, Recoleta Cemetery and the beauties of Palermo were part of the Buenos Aires circuit. Hotel Madero was the break site. It also included a dinner show at La Ventana.

He said press trip would not have been possible without the collaboration of Ente Tucumán Tourism, the Ministry of Tourism of the province of Corrientes, the Chamber of Tourism of the Esteros del Ibera and Argentina Chamber of Tourism (CAT).

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