Food & wine, outdoor adventure in Southern Argentina

Tailor-made sailing and wine itinerary in Argentinian Patagonia

Argentina's lakes district is blessed with some of the most gorgeous mountain scenery in all of South America: green forests, clear rivers, snow-capped volcanoes and colorful villages. This adventure is complemented by wonderful lodges, memorable cuisine and high-focus on Patagonian/Argentinian wines.

Theme
Gourmet Experiences
Duration
Multiple days
Groups
No

This is only an example of a wine holiday package in the Patagonian wine region of Argentina. Our wine tours are entirely tailor-made to suit visitors' preferences and can be shorter or longer depending on their needs. Please contact us to design your own bespoke wine tour. These are just some ideas to help you get inspired.

Fully-customizable 6-day Argentinian Patagonia Itinerary

Day 1: Bariloche

Reception at Bariloche airport and transfer to your cozy mountain lodge on the shore of Lake Nahuel Huapi, a few miles away from the town of Bariloche. Afternoon sightseeing throughout the town's outskirts, also enjoying a short chairlift ride atop Mt. Campanario for stunning views of surrounding peaks and lakes.

Rest or relax at the spa at your accommodation, Aldebaran Boutique Hotel until dinner time. This evening we explore one of Argentina’s culinary landmarks, delicious Patagonian lamb & steak, barbecued over wood fires at El Patacón Grill.

Highlights:

  • Sightseeing tour in and around Bariloche and the Nahuel Huapi lake
  • Chairlift atop Mount Campanario
  • Traditional Patagonian dinner of lamb and steak grilled over wood fire

 

Day 2: Bariloche

We start the day with an easy walk at Llao Llao hill (effort level: easy / 2-3 hours). We walk through native forests and find the perfect spot for our picnic lunch and casual wine tasting of Patagonian wines, while admiring breath-taking sights of the surrounding peaks and lakes.

Return to your lodge, and afternoon at leisure.

Tonight we dine at Cassis, a regional classic restaurant that combines European trends with exquisite Patagonian ingredients (an optional culinary experience/cooking class can be arranged too).

Highlights:

  • Easy hike on the Llao Llao area
  • Gourmet picnic and Patagonian wines tasting
  • Optional cooking class at Cassis

 

Day 3: Villa La Angostura - Sailing

This morning we take a scenic drive along the lakeshore to Villa La Angostura, a small mountain village with buildings made of stone and wood, in harmony with a stunning landscape of lush forests, lakes and rivers of crystalline waters. Check in at Las Balsas, the Relais & Chateaux residence on the shores of the magical Lake Nahuel Huapi.

Then, it is time to board an elegant wooden sail boat, and sail away on the deep glacier waters as we enjoy exquisite Patagonian delicatessens and a wine flight over lunch on board.

The rest of the day is yours to leisure away, or to enjoy a massage at the hotel's spa.

Highlights:

  • Scenic drive to Villa La Angostura
  • Sailing excursion including Patagonian lunch and wine tasting

 

Day 4: Villa La Angostura - Trekking at Quetrihue Peninsula & Sailing excursion

After breakfast, we trek 7 miles (effort level: moderate / 3 hours)* on the beautiful rolling hills of the Quetrihue Península to reach our goal: the cinnamon tonalities of the Arrayanes National Forest, a small natural reserve at the tip of the peninsula. Along the way, we enjoy a gourmet picnic lunch, and later on we board a catamaran to sail back to the village for the best gelatto in North Patagonia.

Return to the lodge for an evening on your own to explore the village's rich palette of regional and international cuisine.

Highlights:

  • 7-mile trek to the Arrayanes National Forest*
  • Gourmet picnic
  • Sailing excursion 

*Note: for non-trekkers, a round trip catamaran sailing excursion to the Arrayanes National Forest is available.

 

Day 5: San Martin de los Andes

In the morning, scenic drive along the picturesque Ruta de los Siete Lagos ("Seven Lakes Route") to the quaint mountain village of San Martin de los Andes. Mid-afternoon arrival to Río Hermoso Lodge, an elegant property of only seven rooms, located a few miles away from town.

Evening visit to the village... and it is time for a wine flight and grilled pizzas at a locals' favorite spot.

Highlights:

  • Scenic drive along the Ruta de los Siete Lagos to San Martin de los Andes
  • Night in town for grilled pizzas and wine tasting

 

Day 6: Departure

Depending on flight schedule, your choice of morning at leisure at the lodge or time for lunch in town. Transfer to San Martín de los Andes Airport to board connecting flights.

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