Destination guide: San Martin de los Andes, Argentina

San Martin de los Andes is located to the south-west of the province of Neuquen in Argentina Each year it welcomes hundreds of tourists attracted by its variety of options for winter sports. Enormous snowy mountains surround the town providing marvelous scenery, together with forests and lakes. This is not all though. San Martin de los Andes also has some of the best cake shops in Patagonia

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  • San Martin de Los Andes - Things to do

    Sights

    Museo Primeros Pobladores

    Regional archaeological and ethnographic items such as arrowheads, spear points, pottery and musical instruments are the focus of this museum, located two doors north of the tourist office, near Av Roca.

    Sub-Type: Museum
    Opening Hours: 2-7pm Mon-Fri
    Pricing: admission AR$1
    Address: M Rosas

    Deli

    Cheapest place on the lakeside, with outdoor seating and reliable food. Good for afternoon beer and french fries. Very popular.

    Sub-Type: Deli
    Telephone Number: +54 2972 428631
    Opening Hours: breakfast, lunch & dinner
    Pricing: mains AR$15-35
    Address: cnr Villegas & Costanera MA Camino 

    Eat

    La Casona

    The cozy atmosphere belies the wide menu, with some good twists on regional favorites. Try the boar stew in black-beer sauce (AR$37) or the lamb and wild mushroom risotto (AR$34).

    Sub-Type: Argentine
    Opening Hours: lunch & dinner
    Pricing: mains AR$25-45
    Price Range: High
    Address
    : Villegas 744