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10 TOP reasons to visit Buenos Aires with Defrantur
  1. Tango, the music, the singing and the most famous dance, to enjoy in one of the greatest shows in town.
  2. Caf\ue9s - Bars, open 24 hours a day. It is a great experience to drink wine, beer, tea or coffee in the outside tables.
  3. Cattle beef roasted in dining restaurants or Typical Barbecue, in a ranch with gauchos outside town.
  4. San Telmo Flea Market, being there on Sundays is very bohemian. Visit also the fairs in Recoleta, Caminito and others.
  5. Leather Clothes make your tailors in a day to Jacket: shoes, bags & sweaters. We offer Free transfer from hotel.
  6. Palermo Park, the Rosedal, riding a bike, the lake, the Racetrack, the Zoo, Serrano Square, La Rural.
  7. Football, go to a match of Boca, River, Velez, Racing, San Lorenzo or the Argentine Team.
  8. Evita Per\uf3n, the woman, the myth. Visit her Museum and Mausoleum in Recoleta Cemetery to find out about her life.
  9. Wines, Malbec and Cabernet Sauvignon from Mendoza or Torrontes from Cafayate (Salta).
  10. The Mate, the typical drink of the Argentine families, is an infusion like the tea, stimulant and energizing
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"Buenos Aires Herald" - News in English
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ASTA - Agent Profile - Defrantur
  1. STAFF OF PROFESSIONAL GUIDES – Visit Argentina with de attention of our guides; all of them of academia formation, male or female. in Spanish, English, Portuguese, Italian, Russian, German, French or Chinese
  2. FURNICHED APARTMENTS – We can help you to find a complete furnished apartment according to your needs and interests with 1 or 2 bedrooms, in Recoleta, per day, per week or month.
  3. PERSONAL SHOPPER, to private shopping tour in your language – Visit with transfer from your Hotel. We can help you, according to your wishes, to find the secret shop where buy the argentina people, originally, exclusive & tailors in a day, with convenient prices. Credit card accept.
    Duration to be agreed. Price from u$d 15.- per person up to 2 hs
  4. GO TO FOOTBALL – We can catch you at your Hotel to the main matches of Boca, River, San Lorenzo and Racing; with entrances, guide and transfer round trip included.
  5. BIKE TOURS – You can make the City or Tigre Tour by bike, with the attention of our professional guides, in group.
    Duration 3 hs. Price from u$d 25.- per person
  6. TANGO LESSONS – To lern tango with professional dancers. You can take private lessons per hour, individual or in groups, with transfers round trip from your Hotel. Minimum 2 people.
    Duration 2 hours. Price from u$d 50.- per person.
  7. RURAL TOURISM – We can offer you visits to Ranchs, for the day or with lodge, from 100 km of Buenos Aires and in all Argentina. Includes: Transfers, horse riding, lunch, “Barbecue” with drinks and all the activities that each place offers.
  8. MONTEVIDEO or COLONIA (Uruguay) – An unforgetable day in the ther side of the Plata River. Includes: Boat tickets round trip, lunch, city tour, transfers.
  9. GOLF DAY – Includes: transfer to Olivos Golf Club or Ranelagh Golf Club, Green Fee, golf club, balls and caddy. Private assistance for practicing Ski, Fishing and Polo.
  10. RESTAURANTS – We can book your table, in a smoking or non-smoking are at the time that you prefer, with transfers rounf trip. Enjoy the excelent Argentine meta and our famous wines.We suggest the folow:
    Downtown: Las Nazarenas, Broccolino, La Estancia,
    Recoleta: Alvear Palace, La Bourgogne, Lola
    Puerto Madero: Sorrento, El Mirasol, Estilo Campo, Caba\uf1a las Lilas,
    Self Service: Cle, Spettus, La Bisteca
    Fish: Morena, Hsiang Ting Tang, Katmand\ufa
    Caf\ue9 - Bar: La Biela, Caf\ue9 Tortoni, Sa Giara, Caf\ue9 de los Angelitos, El Viejo Almacen
TIPS for your visit to Argentina
  • Currency: The official currency of Argentina is the Argentine Peso, simply known as “Peso”, represented by the symbol ($). Do not get confused with the American Dollar (U$D).
  • We suggest you to use Travellers Checks of U$D 100,-. (as the U$D 20.- and U$D 50.- Travellers Checks have a discount of U$D 2.- in Argentina).
  • We suggest you to have change in Argentinean Pesos (bills and coins) during the trip.
  • If you change money at the Ezeiza airport, you should ONLY do it in the Argentine National Bank (Banco de la Naci\uf3n Argentina). The private stands in the Airport do not have a convenient rate to change money.
  • Credit Cards: American Express members and other known cards are accepted, but if you pay in cash you can have a better price.
  • Business and Shopping’s schedule:
    Mon/Fri: Business (9:00 AM to 6:00 PM). Stores (09:00 AM to 08:00 PM). Saturdays: Stores (09:00 AM to 02:00 PM).
  • Tours: Book your tours and activities with plenty time with Ricardo De Franco (Defrantur) so as to enjoy the trip without any stress.
  • Tips: It is usual to give a 10% of the total; but it depends on the kind of service.
  • Electricity: 220 volts at 50 cycles.
  • Water: It’s completely secure in houses, hotels and restaurants. Carbonated and bottled water are available anywhere.
  • Cell phone: Consult your local company to ensure your line will work here, with our 3-band system. We can also rent cell phones per day or per week.
  • Remember to bring your camera, camcorder, laptop and battery charger.
  • Clothing: Buenos Aires is a big, cosmopolitan city, where fashion is very important and people are always up to date according to the latest world tendencies. Depending on the occasion and season, you should use informal or formal clothes.
  • Wi-Fi internet connections are available in airports, bars and hotels in Buenos Aires.
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