Despite the proximity with the Federal Capital, this is a beautiful spot of Buenos Aires. With the tranquility of a small-town and traditional feeling, you can experience the fresh air from the countryside, big farms and infinite landscapes full of history and legend.
The warmth of people, dates back to ancient times, avoiding the hustle and bustle of big cities. Capitán Sarmiento has become an excellent place to spend the weekend and why not, some more days to enjoy the folk tradition.
La Maria Paloma Hostel is the ideal place to discover the magic of the humid pampas of Argentina.
What to see:
Municipal Balneario: 30 acres of trees, a natural solarium, a stream and an artificial lake with spring water. The landscape refreshes both the body and the eyes with irresistible turquoise tones.
"The Clover" Polo Club: This sports organization gathers a significant amount of International Argentineans polo players. From March to December some of the most important polo tournaments can be seen, a favorite in Argentina.
Capilla Nuestra Señora del Pilar: It is an old parish founded in 1897, in which Capitán Sarmiento religious activity is concentrated.
Museum, Cultural Centre: The building was home to the Casa de la Cultura, and hosts now the Craftsman Workshops and Artistic Activities.
San Pablo Monastery: Founded in 1888 by the Passionist Fathers, it is set in the vastness of the horizon. Also known as "Monastery" it is part of a ranch and keeps the Irish tradition of the village.
Other places of interest or activities Capitán Sarmiento:
Rural tourism: You can visit Farm by bike or horse, as well as traditional bee hives, artisanal sweets and cheeses factories, among other activities in the region.
Historical sites: places that where home to the religious and commercial activities in the nineteenth century such as "El Descanso, Arroyo de Luna and La Colorada.
History Workshop and Museum: In this place can be seen the traditions of native peoples, as well as military prowess and religious rituals.
By car: From the federal capital, 145 miles along the Panamerican Highway, Pilar branch. Once in Pilar, take National Highway No. 8 to kilometer 150.
By Bus: There are daily departures from Retiro Station with Nueva Chevallier, Flecha Bus and Pullman Gral. Belgrano, among others.
Flecha Bus: (+54 011) 4000-5200
Nueva Chevallier: (+54 011) 4000-5255
Pullman Gral. Belgrano: (+54 011) 4315-1226