is the most important tourist centre of the Chubut mountain range standing over
a beatiful mountaineous valley.
The city is located on the Esquel riverside and is surrounded by the Mount Zeta
(the Zed letter), Mount 21, La Cruz (the Cross) and Mount Nahuel Pan; These
mountain's slopes make up a great amphitheatre where the different forest lands
and vegetations of the valley stand out giving birth to a charming landscape in
which millenarian trees, crystal water rivers and hundreds of water mirrors
protected by thick woods converge delineating a zone for the astonishment, the
enjoyment and the adrenaline.
Its main attractions are concentrated on the winter and summer seasons, but you
will have the possibility to enjoy this city all the year long.
The most interesting tourist points are the ski runs of La Hoya in winter and
Los Alerces National Park with its millenarian woods in summer.
It offers two types of excursions and adventure tourism activities, which you
can enjoy both on your own or with the help of some local tourism agency or
The commercial chain of clothing and equipment for the different activities such
as fishing, skiing, mountaineering, etc; guarantee a good level of provision.
The regional products, such as the handicraft textiles made by the descendants
of aboriginals and the authochtonous gastronomic delights, can be enjoyed or
bought in restaurants or specialized shops.
a tourist city per excellence, it posseses an important infrastructure with
modern hotels, hostelries, cabins, residences, restaurants, cafeterias, tea
houses, casino and discotheques.