Colonia Suiza
Colonia Suiza
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holidayneeded72
Guildford125 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
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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Cathy C
Chapel Hill, NC236 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2018 • Couples
Perhaps we should have read more about this tourist destination but alas no. This is not like any Swiss village in Switzerland. No history provided and just a lot of retail buildings and a few restaurants. Check it out before you go....very crowded down a bumpy dirt road for 3k.
Written February 20, 2018
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victoriaxyz
Zurich, Switzerland602 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2018
We live in Switzerland and we’re curious to see a Swiss colony. But this place is nowhere close to Switzerland, located at the end of a dirt road, w cheap huts selling some cheap souvenirs and a few hut grill places. I was hoping to see some Swiss Alpen houses w families living here and quaint streets like the ones in Villa la Angostura. But there is nothing like that. Don’t even waste your precious vacation time to do a detour.
Written February 18, 2018
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marylouor
20 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2017 • Couples
This place has gotten really worst over the years. You won't find nothing related to a Swiss colony in hear. Avoid this part of Bariloche it's a ripp off.
Written May 26, 2017
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1966Karen
Haverford, PA63 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2018 • Family
part of visiting circuito chico, we came to this small cutesy area, which happened to be very crowded on the day we went (Sunday)
Written April 4, 2018
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Jazman63
Brisbane, Australia285 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2018 • Couples
This probably used to be a great place to spend a few hours. Craft shops, local food, a bit of a hippy vibe, all adding to the original charm of a swiss settler village in the hills. Now though, it's just too many people and too much dust. We did get some decent empanadas from one of the food stalls and a half-decent beer but the ordering system is too complicated. The queue for the local cooked-in-the-ground food was ridiculous and I honestly don't know why you'd bother. If you've had hangi in NZ you know what it's about: basically steamed meat and veg. I don't usually do negative reviews but seriously, there are better ways to spend your time in those hills.
Written January 26, 2018
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dsella
Ra'anana, Israel394 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2017 • Couples
I'm not sure what we were expecting but it was semi open - first restaurant we went into was filled in front area and back didn't appeal to us. We went to the fair area, semi open. We ate at open places- all mediocre at best. Could have skipped it to enjoy a meal with a view
Written March 24, 2017
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Frances009
Cardiff, UK29 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2017
I have no idea why our guide advised us to go to this place. It's absolutely dreadful...not one vaguely authentic or interesting or pleasant thing about it, full of touristy tat and junk....just awful!
Expensive taxi to get there, couldn't wait to get out and had to wait ages for someone to agree to come and get us
Written February 28, 2017
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Marion W
6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2017 • Couples
They cook a meal in a fire pit covered with leaves, burlap and soil starting at about 11. By about 2:30 it is cooked and the whole village and all of the tourists get a plate of various meats and, vegetables, for two. I don't eat meat, but the veggies were wonderful. My husband enjoyed the meat. Wednesday is the arts and crafts market day.
Written February 18, 2017
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eaustin192
Province of Cordoba, Argentina29 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2015 • Solo
I went here on a drizzly day and talked with some locals as I meandered about admiring the craftsmanship and artwork around me. Make sure you go on one of the days where it's actually open! (which is 3 or 4 days out of the week. I can't remember which ones though.)
Buy the chocolates from the bearded guy at the entrance of the place. You won't regret it. You'll see, after you try a sample he offers you.
I went with hopes of trying Curanto, a steak that's cooked with apples and spices UNDERGROUND, but it wasn't going to be ready until 2:30pm, when I had to leave. :( So my advice would be 1) RESERVE it, because it goes fast and you need to pre-order it in order to be guaranteed any. 2) Remember the late lunch time so either have a late breakfast or nosh on something in the meantime. They have plenty of stuff there too.
I really liked the handmade items offered there, so if you're sick of keychains, magnets and mates, this is the place to go.
Written October 6, 2015
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