Rio Gallegos

Rio Gallegos is the Capital of the Province of Santa Cruz in Argentina and is found on the atlantic coast. Its has a nearby airport which supports 3-4 flights a day from Buenos Aires.

This is not much of a tourist town however, it is mainly a hub for coal-shipping and wool production. Most people who visit Rio Gallegos will be passing through en route to El Calafate (5 and a half hours away), Puerto Natales (3 and a half hours away) or Ushuaia

Map of Rio Gallegos

Nearby landmarks

Trips that visit Rio Gallegos