From April 6 to 9, Bariloche invites you to live a Holy Week full of flavors, sensations, experiences and places to visit and discover. The visitor can put together his long weekend getaway with lodging options of all categories, tours for all tastes and unique gastronomy in the region.
The particularity of celebrating Easter in the city is the National Chocolate Festival. With many activities and surprises, the master chocolatiers are in tune to prepare the longest chocolate bar in the world, breaking a record year after year. This year it will be 212 meters. The event also includes the axis of the Casa del Conejo, Universidad del Chocolate, among other attractions that you cannot miss.
Gastón Burlón, Secretary of Tourism of Bariloche, affirms that “Holy Week is a date that many people take advantage of to visit national destinations and, in Bariloche, there is the opportunity to be part of the celebration of a product that characterizes us, chocolate. Meet local producers, share this party with who we love and walk in a very particular landscape, with the incomparable colors of autumn.”
On this date, autumn paints the mountains and lenga forests with an intense orange and reddish color that surprises at every step. It is the ideal time to visit the tea houses and enjoy the delicacies that the city offers, to spend moments on the beaches with the lake and, if the wind is not blowing, to see it ironed, as they say when it is calm and they are reflected. the mountains and the sky as if it were a mirror. The panoramic views from the different viewpoints also amaze and leave us in silence to contemplate the particular scenery of this station, the favorite for many who know Bariloche tinted in orange.
A perfect place to visit these days with the family is La Cascada de los Duendes, from Villa Los Coihues. It is an 800-meter walk, ideal for learning, taking care of and experiencing the natural environment; cross streams during the walk, connect with nature and have that memory forever.
All the activities that the city has this long weekend for Easter are designed to be enjoyed as a family with a special focus on the little ones. In addition to the Chocolate Festival, there are still activities such as walks, canopy, arborism, horseback riding and much more to enjoy with the family.