Circuito Chico, San Carlos de Bariloche

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Get a tour of the region at Circuito Chico, a scenic sightseeing route that passes some of the area's most popular attractions. Covering a distance of 60 km (37 mi), the circuit begins on the outskirts of Bariloche and continues along the Nahuel Huapi lake to a famed hotel frequented by trekkers. Keep your eyes peeled as you wend your way through the Andean scenery, and you'll spot beaches, mountain cemeteries, a former Swiss settlement, and some roadside stops with picnic tables and sweeping lake views. Consider renting a bike and pedaling your way around the route for a more outdoorsy alternative to driving. A visit to Circuito Chico represents just the start of the adventure when you use our San Carlos de Bariloche trip itinerary planner to plot your vacation.
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  • We rode the circuit just days before Argentina went into lockdown, but after the nearby National Park was closed. Some of the steeper hills are very tough if (like me) you’re not used to mountainous.....  more »
  • We hired bikes from the place right on the start Chio adventure. really nice guys and the bikes were very good. get the 20 bus from the Bariloche. It is a bit tough at times but the views and places....  more »

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