In this tour you will learn about the life of two of the most influential people in the history of Argentina: Eva Duarte de Perón, the former first lady of the Republic and an advocate on behalf the labor and women rights; and Jorge Luis Borges, writer, essayist, poet and translator, and a key figure in Spanish-language literature. This guided small-group tour for up to 15 guests ensures personal service.
This tour includes Recoleta Cemetery, where we’ll explore Argentina’s history and the people who changed it as we walk between the mausoleums of ancestors of powerful families, celebrities, and national heroes.
The tour also includes hotel pickup, entrance tickets to museums, and transport between locations visited during the excursion.
Please note: This tour includes hotel pick up service from centrally located hotels in Buenos Aires. Simply select your hotel from the list under the availability section and our driver will be on his way!
Please note: If your hotel is outside the designated pick up area, we will set a meeting point for you.
After pickup from all hotels have finished, you will travel through the Avenida 9 de Julio and Recoleta neighborhoods and hear the story of Eva Peron´s life, in either an air-conditioned minivan or coach.
After this introduction, arrive at the Recoleta cemetery and enjoy a 30-minute walking tour through the cemetery. The guided visit will lead us to the mausoleums of the main historic characters of the Argentine history such as Marcelo T. de Alvear, president from 1922 to 1928, and Raul Alfonsin, the first Argentine president democratically elected in 1983 following the military government. You will also see the mausoleum of Evita and her family.
Next, you will discover the heart of Palermo that combines a bohemian atmosphere with the forefront of design and Palermo Hollywood that stands out for its film studios, television production companies and radios. In this neighborhood will be highlighted the life and work of the writer Jorge Luis Borges, where he spent his childhood and where wrote his most famous novels.
The tour finishes with a 30-minute visit of the Evita Museum, at which you will be able to gain a deeper understanding of the life and work of one of the most important women in Argentina.
Around 6 pm you will be dropped off at a central point in Downtown Buenos Aires.
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