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Things to do in El Calafate

From classic must-see sights to insider hot spots and local haunts, there are countless things to do in El Calafate. How do you decide? Start with our travel guide and get our favorite El Calafate attractions and activities—shops, museums, parks, nightclubs, coffee shops, tours, and more.

Our international team of editors and writers handpick the best things to do in El Calafate to help travelers discover authentic, local experiences. Whether a hidden boutique with handcrafted products, a popular local festival, a bakery with a cult following, or a picnic-worthy park, Travel + Leisure guides the way, providing information and inspiration. From beaches and bars to cultural attractions and up-and-coming neighborhoods, our list will help you make the most of your romantic getaway, family vacation, or trip with friends. Below find Travel + Leisure’s top picks for what to do in El Calafate.

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  • Hielo y Adventuras

    The outfitter runs two daily excursions to Perito Moreno Glacier that include a trek across the ice. More
  • Vellón Negro

    The shop stocks sweaters woven from local wool. More

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