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You will never run out of things to visit in Patagonia. Here you will find tall mountain ranges, magical forests, extensive plains, miles of sandy beaches and glacial lakes.

Wondering what things to visit in Patagonia besides activities and adventures? if you decided to holiday in the Patagonia Argentina during the winter season and you are the active, sporty type, then Patagonia has you covered. With almost 90% of Argentina’s ski resorts, with trails of different levels suitable for all ages and experience.

The Cerro Otto is postulated as the ideal place to learn to ski. Spend a beautiful day enjoying the snow and the landscape overlooking the stunning Lake Nahuel Huapi. How is that for a relaxing trip or a beginners’ ski adventure?

Things to visit in Patagonia | Skiing in the Cerro Otto

Things to visit in Patagonia | Cerro Otto Skiing

Things to visit in Patagonia: Neuquén Mapuche Tourist Route

Ever wanted to explore and live amidst a culture totally different from yours? There aren’t many Mapuche tribes left, so this is well worth visiting when bordering the Andes in the province of Neuquén.

For those tourists who choose to experience other adventures, this tourist route provides a wide variety of discovering traditions, music and cuisine between lakes, forests and mountains.

This tourism is very bohemian ethnic and where you can get to get learn to live this culture for a while everyday activities are sheep farming, land crop and food processing and handicrafts, in Neuquén is combined with adventure activities lakes, mountains and valleys. All these places invite tourists to see the customs and religion develop various services to tourists. You will leave here with a big smile and a nice experience.

Things to visit in Patagonia | Cultures

Things to visit in Patagonia | Cultures

Things to visit in Patagonia: Thermal Healing & Relaxation

If you are looking for a relaxing vacation to leave the stress of work behind, then these Hot Springs and Spas are “the” things to visit in Patagonia. Here you can practice Thermalism, considered therapeutic for good health and relaxation, as well as a synonym for wellness, beauty and vitality. Neuquén has many hot springs in their territory. Other options are Domuyo hot springs, known for its healing properties and thermal Epulafquen near Junín de los Andes, which are especially recommended to relieve rheumatism, liver dysfunction and skin problems. The spa offers treatments of all kinds.

Things to visit in Patagonia: Whale watching

Things to visit in Patagonia | Whale watching Puerto Pirámides, Argentina

Things to visit in Patagonia | Whale watching Puerto Pirámides, Argentina | Photo credit: Patagonia

During the winter and the arrival of spring, a lot of whales approach the Valdes Peninsula region. Particularly in the San Jose and Nuevo Gulfs, in the province of Chubut.

Every year, tourists from all over the world visit cities like Puerto Madryn, Puerto Pirámides and Trelew to watch the whales. You can see them from the both the ocean shores or climb on a boat that will take you up front and close to these amazing mammals. September and October are the best months for whale watching in Patagonia.

The peninsula and the magic of the whales attract tourists from around the world and everyone wants to live the unforgettable experience of approaching one of them. Whale watching lasts up to 45 minutes, as that time is regulated to avoid disturbing the animals and maximize the number of people who can watch them every day.