Bariloche, which stands short for San Carlos de Bariloche, is a city in the province of Río Negro, situated in the foothills of the Andes on the southern shores of Nahuel Huapi Lake and is surrounded by the Nahuel Huapi National Park. It got its name from the Mapudungun word Vuriloche meaning "people from behind the mountain". Bariloche has a cool Mediterranean climate.
The city is served by San Carlos de Bariloche International Airport and the easiest way to get to the city center is by using the services like car for rent in San Carlos de Bariloche. The town is surely blessed by its surroundings with the towering and snow-covered peaks to the west, rugged plains of the Patagonian Steppe to the east, and the glistening and grand Nahuel Huapi Lake in front. It offers great outdoor activities in abundance in winter as well as in summer. But even for a relaxed vacation you will have a great time with its grandiose view, great accommodation and fine dining.
Rent a car in San Carlos de Bariloche and explore the splendid sites in the nearby area. The town may disappoint many newcomers with ugly apartment buildings and clamorous discos, and the big crowds during high season. That’s why you will gladly enjoy a rental and spend less time in town and more on the lake or in the mountains. But one attraction in town should not be missed, except if you don’t like chocolate! Tour the Fenoglio Chocolate Museum for an education trip and learn how the idea of changing cocoa beans into sweetness first began. Beer fans will surly welcome the excellent fresh brewed local beer.
Hire a car in San Carlos de Bariloche and visit the splendid nature attractions. Just around the corner from its center lies the Playa Bonita (Beautiful Beach). This lovely spot invites you for a relaxing time while enjoying fabulous scenery with snow covered mountain peaks in the back, inviting you to fill up your photo memory card! Sure the crystal clear waters are very attractive for a swim. Water sport such as kayaking, windsurfing or sailing is available and even diving freaks get their share for a cold adventure around Gallina Island. Take a tour across the lake and stroll the narrow streets of Puerto Montt, is a worthwhile experience. And if you are looking for some extravagant adrenaline high, try canoeing under guidance from professional instructors. The 45 m high cascade in Arroyo de la Virgen called Salto del Vasco it the perfect spot!
San Carlos de Bariloche’s district has so much to offer, there is hardly a way to count them and surely it is beyond any writing of what you will get from this absolute terrific area. The only way is to come here and take its beauty inside yourself!
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