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Estancia Santa Catalina

Address: Santa Catalina, Argentina
Phone Number: +54(0)3525 428505
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Type: Cultural
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English first
Silver Spring, Maryland
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Santa Catalina is the only Jesuit estancia in private hands (been in the same family for 250 years!). It is actually incredible, you travel what seems for ever on a dirt road, turn a corner and you are in front of the biggest colonial church ever. You either go with a tour or a rental car, there is no other... More

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Los Angeles, California
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199 reviews 199 reviews
171 attraction reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

I went to visit Estancia Santa Catalina, thanks to Nativo Viajes for getting me there and fortunately, we had Lucas as our professional driver and Eduardo as our guide and together, they made our excursion fantastic! We got to walk around the estancia and see the church and the old walls that surround it. I took a lot of really... More

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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

The only way to get there (I think) is by taxi/remise. There's no buses that I could find. It's 12km down a dirt road, and there's very little else to do once you're there. There's some artisan shops and a posada. The posada is kinda cool because they converted the old slaves' quarters into sleeping quarters. If you go, don't... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

We stayed at the Estancia for one Night. What a fantastic place. Beautiful, quiet and a great history. The room was great, so was the host, even though we could not speak spanish, we felt very welcome. By far the best place we have stayed in Argentina.

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