Posadas

Posadas is a charming city located along the Paraná River in northeastern Argentina. It is the capital of the Misiones province and offers a blend of rich culture, history, and natural beauty. Visitors can explore picturesque riverfront areas, lush green spaces, and historic colonial buildings.

The city is also known for its warm hospitality and diverse culinary scene.

Places to visit

Key Phrases

Speak like a local

  • "Hola" - Hello
  • "Adiós" - Goodbye
  • "Gracias" - Thank you
  • "Por favor" - Please
  • "" - Yes
  • "No" - No

Day plans

Spend a day exploring around

day 1

City Exploration

morning:Start your day with a guided walking tour of the historic city center, admiring the elegant colonial architecture. Treat yourself to a delicious breakfast at Panadería La Diversión, known for its delectable pastries and freshly brewed coffee. Don't miss trying their empanadas!

afternoon:Visit the picturesque San Ignacio Mini ruins, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and walk through the fascinating remnants of Jesuit history. Enjoy a traditional Paraguayan lunch at La Rueda de Misiones, where you can savor authentic flavors in a charming setting.

evening:Indulge in the local nightlife at Posadas Bar, a lively spot with a great selection of cocktails and live music.

day 2

Nature Escape

morning:Embark on a serene boat tour along the Paraná River, immersing yourself in the breathtaking natural scenery and spotting diverse bird species. Refuel with a tasty breakfast at Café Río, offering a peaceful riverside ambiance and a variety of delectable dishes.

afternoon:Explore the lush greenery of Parque Paraguayo, a tranquil oasis within the city. Take a leisurely stroll through the park's trails and gardens, and delight in a delightful lunch at La Brasa de la Costanera, renowned for its flavorful grilled meats and scenic vistas.

evening:Experience the charm of the night at La Costanera, a popular social hub offering an array of bars and restaurants by the river.

day 3

Cultural Immersion

morning:Immerse yourself in the local culture at the Museo Provincial de Bellas Artes, which showcases an impressive collection of regional art and artifacts. Before continuing your exploration, savor a delightful breakfast at Café Akmir, a cozy spot with a tempting array of pastries and beverages.

afternoon:Discover the intriguing exhibits at the Museo Aníbal Cambas, offering a glimpse into the region's history and heritage. For a satisfying lunch, head to La Selva Restó for a delightful blend of traditional and contemporary flavors in a welcoming atmosphere.

evening:Unwind at La Plaza, a vibrant square where you can find a myriad of entertainment options, from lively bars to cozy cafés, ensuring a memorable night in Posadas.

day 4

Gastronomic Delights

morning:Embark on a culinary journey at Mercado La Costa, browsing through vibrant food stalls and sampling a variety of local delicacies. Take a break for breakfast at Panadería Santa Clara, indulging in their freshly baked goods and aromatic coffee to start your day on a delightful note.

afternoon:Join a guided food tour to explore the diverse flavors of Posadas, visiting hidden gems and popular eateries to indulge in an array of delectable dishes. Enjoy a mouthwatering lunch at El Naranjo, a beloved restaurant known for its flavorful regional cuisine and warm hospitality.

evening:Savor an unforgettable evening at Paseo La Terminal, a bustling spot where you can savor a delightful fusion of flavors and enjoy a vibrant atmosphere perfect for a lively night out.

Posadas Famous Food

Must-Try local dishes

Chipa

A popular cheese bread made from manioc flour and cheese, often sold by street vendors or bakeries.

Must-Try!

Mbeju

Similar to chipa, mbeju is a type of flatbread made with manioc flour and cheese, grilled to perfection.

Asado

Argentina's famed barbecued meat, typically featuring cuts of beef, sausage, and offal, best enjoyed at local parrillas (steakhouses).

Mate

This traditional infused drink is an integral part of Argentine culture, made from the leaves of the yerba mate plant, and often enjoyed in a social setting.

Photography Spots in Posadas

Locations for the best views and photo opportunities

Costanera de Posadas

Offers panoramic views of the Parana River and the city.

Mirador de la Cabecera del Puente Internacional San Roque González de Santa Cruz

Provides a stunning view of the river and the international bridge.

Plaza 9 de Julio

A charming square with beautiful surroundings and noteworthy landmarks for photo opportunities.

Seasonal Advice

Best times to visit and what to expect in different seasons

Spring (September-November)

Best time to visit for mild temperature, blooming nature, and outdoor activities. Expect pleasant weather and opportunities to experience local festivals and events.

Summer (December-February)

Ideal for warm weather enthusiasts. Visitors can expect hot temperatures and vibrant outdoor scenes. It's a great time for water-based activities and beach visits.

Autumn (March-May)

A beautiful time to witness colorful foliage and enjoy comfortable temperatures. Fall is also a good time for outdoor excursions and sightseeing.

Winter (June-August)

Cool and possibly rainy weather. Despite the cooler temperatures, winter is a great time to experience local culture and cuisine, and explore indoor attractions.

Food Markets & Street Food

A food market and street food guide

Mercado Paseo Bosetti

This bustling market offers a wide array of local produce, meats, and handmade goods. Visitors can find street food stalls offering empanadas, choripan (sausage sandwich), and other savory delights.

Costanera's Food Trucks

The Costanera area is famous for its food trucks serving up a variety of street food, including traditional Argentine choripan, locro (stew), and an array of grilled meats.

Things to do in Posadas

Unique local experiences...

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