The city of Calafate is located on the south coasts of the lake Argentino, in the western are of the province of Santa Cruz and very close to the Andes Range. The Perito Moreno Glacier (Glaciar Perito Moreno) is 80 km away from the city. The tourism high-season begins in October until some days after Holly Week. In this time of the year it is a must the fact of booking the tickets and accommodation in advance.
The most popular excursions in El Calafate are:
The El Calafate´s weather is cold with mid-temperatures of -2ºC (28.4ºF) in winter and 18ºC (64.4ºF) in summer.
You can reach El Calafate by air landing in the Aeropuerto Internacional (International Airport). You can also choose land transportation, like renting a car or taking a livery vehicle.
Regarding gastronomy, we may say that there is a wide range of restaurants depending on tastes and money budget, but you must not leave this region without trying the Patagonian lamb.
Other important destinations in Argentina are: