A name that comes from a legend: The Conquistadors believed this country was rich in silver mines. A land full of contrasts; glaciers, pampas, big cities and coastlines full of charm. An incredible variety of wildlife, from penguins to sea lions to whales. A population that has made dancing a flag known throughout the world.


Argentine peso, in circulation are 2, 5, 10, 50 and 100 pesos bills, and coins of 1 peso, 5, 10, 25 and 50 cents. Currently 1 euro is equivalent to about 9.94 Argentine pesos (ARS).


To call Argentina dial the international dialing code 00054, followed by the area code without the zero and the desired number. Cell phones: A GSM 1900 network is in operation in Argentina.


Valid passport expiring no more than 6 months from date of arrival.


No vaccicnation is required.


220 volts.. Preferable to have adapter

Time zone

minus 4 hours compared to Italy, when we have daylight saving time the difference is 5 hours. There is no daylight saving time in Argentina.


Due to the vastness of the territory in Argentina there are climates ranging from 0 degrees in Patagonia in winter to 30 degrees in the Pampas or Andean plateau area in summer. To view minimum and maximum temperatures in individual months of the year and in different locations we suggest you visit the Climate in the World page


The official language is Spanish, but English, Italian and French are widespread, depending on the area and social status. In Buenos Aires, “lunfardo,” a dialect typical of the capital, is widespread


Little spiced is rich in elements that recall the multiethnic origin of the country, the main influence being Spanish cuisine, but Italian and French dishes are also easily found on menus, as well as traditional ingredients and dishes that recall Creole cuisine. In coastal areas, the main element is often fish, while inland, dishes are mostly meat, the quality of which is globally recognized. Cooked mainly on the grill, it is accompanied by the excellent local wines. Today Argentina is the fifth largest producer of wine in the world