Destination guide: El Calafate

El Calafate

About El Calafate

El Calafate is 315 kilometers from Rio Gallegos de Santa Cruz and 185 meters above sea level. This town is the gateway to the fascinating world of Antarctic icebergs and is known as the National Town of Glaciers. El Calafate offers a comfortable place to stay among magnificent natural surroundings, with everything you need to make your stay unforgettable.

El Calafate is a small, picturesque town completely dedicated to tourism. It's encircled by the Calafate mountain range, the round bay of the Argentine Lake and beautiful flora, as well as glaciers declared UNESCO World Heritage sites in 1981.

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