This Week in Buenos Aires

Monday

(Photo by blmurch)

If your planning to visit the city center to see the Obelisco, or to take a tour of the Colon Theatre, first head to the Palacio de Aguas Corrientes (palace of running waters) on Cordoba Avenue and Riobamba. The stunning palace is now Aguas Argentinas´ (the local water company) headquarters and is also a museum. Riobamba 750 – 1° Piso.  6319-1104.

One Table, the city’s top Monday gastronomic event, is the best place to start the week with glorious foods, great wines and a chance to share with lovely people at a unique dining experience. Booking in advance is a must! 3220-6820.

Tuesday

Check out the Enrique de Larrañaga exhibit taking place at the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes until the 28th of February. Av. Del Libertador 1473, Recoleta.

In the evening, stop for hotdogs and a drink at the posh Verne Cocktail Club owned by Fede Cuco, our celebrated happy hour bartender. Medrano 1475, Palermo.

Wednesday

(Photo by briandeadly)

At the starting point of the Paraná delta is the town of Tigre, set on an island lined by small rivers and streams. This rugged location surrounded by nature offers a variety of attractions including canoeing and kayak excursions, trekking, motorboat and commuter boats to take you to different places on the riverside, restaurants, spas, teahouses, picnic sites, a naval museum, an art museum, a mate museum, a casino, a crafts fair and an amusement park.

Thursday

(Photo by scrambldmeggs)

Villa O Campo, located in San Isidro on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, brought together renowned twentieth century intellectuals and authors. Tours of the home and gardens are offered from Thursday to Sunday and afterwards some tea and scones are mandatory.

In the evening, Argentine pianist Sergio Gruz, who has been living in Paris for the last 20 years, will be staging a live show combining impressions of Paris and Buenos Aires at 9.30pm at Boris Club de Jazz. Gorriti 5568, Palermo.

Friday

(Photo by Gerard Stolk (vers Noël))

The forecasted weather is sun and fun, perfect for outdoor sightseeing and there are some great tours by air and water that make for interesting alternatives to get to know the city in a novel way.

In the evening, stop by La Catedral in Almagro where you can take a tango lesson starting at 7.30 pm or 9pm. Sarmiento 4006, Almagro.

Saturday and Sunday

Remember to make a reservation for Hernán Gipponi’s unique must-try brunch, served on Saturdays and Sundays! Soler 5862, Palermo Hollywood. 3220-6800.  info@hgrestaurant.com.ar.

On Saturday, PM Open Air Music will be taking place with live music and more from 3pm onwards at San Pedro de Jujuy 101, Retiro.

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