Colonia Suiza

Colonia Suiza, San Carlos de Bariloche: Address, Phone Number, Colonia Suiza Reviews: 3.5/5

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holidayneeded72
Guildford113 contributions
Probably was nice in the past - quirky swiss style but a bit tacky
Feb 2020
We visited Colonia Suiza with the intention of doing a walk from there. The walk was very pleasant up through the forest up to the river. The Colonia Suiza was interesting to see but has many tacky tourist shops and seems to live from reputation gone past.
Written March 16, 2020
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Dakles
Southampton, UK1,328 contributions
Quirky but ultimately tacky
Feb 2020
Apparently this place started life as a colony of early Swiss settlers (hence the name) and the style of the buildings certainly reflects that. It’s a very quirky settlement but, sadly, it has become little more than a tourist trap full of gift stores and cafes. We spent 10 minutes walking around and then left. If you are making the trip then be aware that the last 3 km are on a dirt track.
Written February 6, 2020
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Coldings
Copenhagen, Denmark446 contributions
Good for kids & adults alike
Dec 2019 • Friends
This little quaint place is like a theme park mixing German and Hippie culture. Very informal and nested peacefully between trees there are lots of local handicrafts and snacks, eg. Waffles
Written December 27, 2019
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JamesOC1987
Tilford, UK108 contributions
Good stop on the Circuito Chico
Nov 2019 • Couples
Nice place to stop to get some food in a fun environment. Lots of stalls selling different types of food and artisan products. Touristy, but fun.
Written November 15, 2019
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UtahBikers
St. George, UT168 contributions
Worth the drive
Mar 2019 • Family
Roads are dusty and rough, but it a surprising place .....lines of food stalls at great value..toilets are ......rough too...and lots of litter at rear of site.
Written May 8, 2019
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Danrobd
Buenos Aires, Argentina59 contributions
Beautiful place
Apr 2019 • Family
Located in a place with lake beach, round with mountains , artisans place with a lot of
sale posts , craft beer , food ( on Sundays you can taste the Curanto : cooked meat covered with branches and earth ) very good experience
Written May 4, 2019
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PJ W - United States
United States4 contributions
Meh
Apr 2019 • Couples
It was not what I was expecting at all and there is not much to see or do. There are food stalls and restaurants. Some local handicrafts, but a lot of the items in the shops seem to be imports. So many other beautiful places to visit in the area. This was a complete waste of time.
Written April 9, 2019
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George L
Bradford on Avon53 contributions
Bizarre experience !
Feb 2019 • Couples
Visited this "attraction" on its "fair day" ! Probably was a very interesting and remote community many years ago but now seems more like a cheap tatty fairground. Many of the buildings seem to have come straight from Lord of the Rings film sets; certainly have little to do with Switzerland. Whatever it may have been it's now little more than a second rate tourist trap. It's a long bus ride from Bariloche and the ride is rather more interesting than the destination!
Written March 1, 2019
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Silvia H
Buenos Aires, Argentina26 contributions
Dirty and with little interest for tourists
Feb 2019
Not an interesting place to visit. Lago (lake) Moreno is great, but all the others are awesome as well. Going all the way to Colonia Suiza is definitely not worthwhile. Very few restaurants and staff at the most important one (El Portal) is hostile and unfriendly. Beautiful Argentine South with beautiful places; just forget about Colonia Suiza
Written February 20, 2019
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WhereintheWorldRwe
Brisbane, Australia116 contributions
A Funky little town
Feb 2019 • Couples
We caught the bus to km18 (linea 20 or 21) and changed to the linea 10 bus to Colonia Suiza. This is a quaint little village that is reminiscent of Switzerland, hence the name. It isn’t very big but is full of craft markets and stalls. If your arty this is the place for you. If you want to plan lunch there is an open air “food court” with little stalls to choose from. We opted for fresh made empanadas that were to die for. Close to the lake you can enjoy a swim in the warmer months.
Written February 19, 2019
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