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El Calafate

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Geologic Formations · Bodies of Water · Specialty Museums
El Calafate tourism thrives mostly thanks to the city's proximity to a World Heritage-listed national park, famed for containing over 40 large glaciers. Serving as the starting point of many guided tours into the surrounding area, El Calafate provides all the modern amenities foreign visitors expect from major urban centers, including good hotels, well-stocked shops, and affordable restaurants. Aside from visiting the icy glaciers, popular things to do in El Calafate include hiking or biking to nearby El Chalten, another scenic town at the base of some of the most impressive peaks in the Patagonian Andes. Our Argentina online driving holiday planner allows you to schedule your trip to El Calafate, learn about its attractions, and find out about where else to go during your holiday.
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