This Week in Buenos Aires

Tuesday

(Photo by manu contreras)

For those of you interested in economics and Argentine economic history, head to the Museum of External Debt where you can find out more about the economic evolution of the country. Audio guides in English are offered.

Later on head to Doppelganger Bar in San Telmo for some of the city’s best drinks and atmosphere.

 

Museum of External Debt

José E. Uriburu 781, 1st floor, Downtown.

4374-4448

Open: Mon-Fri 11am-7pm

 

Doppelganger Bar

Juan de Garay 500, San Telmo

4300 0201

 

Wednesday

(Photo by Ignacio Sanz)

Buenos Aires Gastronomic Week is here and many activities such as free outdoor cooking lessons amongst others are on the schedule. On Wednesday tour the city’s pizzerias and try your favorite slices at the very best venues in town. More information on participating pizzerias and Buenos Aires Gastronomic week here.

In the evening the spectacular Chinese circus group, Sky Mirage, will be staging a show at the Opera Citi Theatre. Tickets here.

 

Opera Citi Theatre

Avenida Corrientes 860, Downtown

0800-444-6464

 

Thursday

Take a guided tour of the San Martin theatre to get a behind the scenes feel of a theatre production. Tours in English are available from Tuesdays to Fridays at 12noon.

Later on Book your place for the Fierro Hotel’s Thursday wine tasting and sample some great Argentine wines, chosen by the president of the Argentine sommelier association Andres Rosberg and in-house Sommelier Martin Bruno.  Tastings cost 25 USD per person and are limited to 7 people.

 

San Martin Theatre

Avenida Corrientes 1530, Downtown

4374-8611

 

Fierro Hotel Buenos Aires

Soler 5862, Palermo

3220-6800

 

Friday

(Photo by blmurch)

The Villa O Campo in the Neighborhood of San Isidro in the outskirts of Buenos Aires brought together intellectuals and renowned twentieth century authors. Tours of the home and gardens are offered from Thursday to Sundays where you an also sit down for tea and scones in the afternoon.

In the evening, legendary guitarist and songwriter Eric Clapton will be gracing the stage of the River Plate Stadium at XPM. Tickets here.

 

Villa O Campo

Elortondo 1811, Beccar.

4732-4988

 

River Plate Stadium

Av. Figueroa Alcorta 7597, Nuñez

4789-1358

 

Saturday and Sunday

(Photo by Chechi Pe)

The Palais de Glace in Recoleta was once an ice skating rink, then a dance hall and now destined to art exhibitions. Tours of the exhibits are offered every Saturday from 4-5pm and aim to promote the understanding and discussion of art. Posadas 1725, Recoleta. 4804 -1163.

Take one of Landing Pad’s Graffiti Biking Tours on Sundays at 1pm and discover the streets of Buenos Aires and its hidden street art. More information here.

Deep Purple has been rocking since the 60’s and considerately visits the large community of local fans every few years, this time at the Luna Park Stadium on both Saturday and Sunday. Av. Madero 420, Downtown. 5279-5279. Tickets here.

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