Blanca to Sierra de la Ventana
for the area of higher mountains of the province
of Buenos Aires, traditional place of vacations,
of pleasant climate in summer and with a very
| They are
124 km of good road paved until the village of
vacations Sierra de la Ventana where there are
stations of service in the route, except for
the short trip Tornquist to Sierra de la Ventana.
There is possibility to eat lunch and to house
in hostel The Mirador or in the town Sierra de
la Ventana. With toll in RN33.
| From Bahía
Blanca, km 0, to continue for RN 33 that it unites
Bahía Blanca with Rosario and it is the
great front western north/south from Buenos Aires,
crossing fields of old dunes covered with pastizales.
It will see to their right the silhouette of
the mountains, more and more clear.
km 70, by hand left, comes out an on the way
to earth in address to Chasicó. They
are 27 km until Fort Argentinean.
an access on the right side of the road, inside
the stay of the same name; to visit him it
is imperative to have their proprietors' authorization.
It was built in 1872 next to the stream Sauce
Chico, place for where it passed the famous
one on the way to the Chileans. It was point
in passing of the Gutter of Alsina that was
prolonged until Italó, Córdoba,
and of which rakes can still be appreciated
in the proximities. The original building is
part of the helmet and it has suffered several
modifications through the times, but walls
of brick of 60 cm of thickness, windows and
put bars on doors and a tower for the masthead
position they still maintain its character
18 km for this road, it will arrive at the
town of Chasicó; from there, for an
on the way to earth toward the south, they
are 4 km until stay Don Natalio. Inside her
it will visit the Archaeological Museum of
Chasicó, of private property, with rich
collection of utensils and other remains of
cultures previous to the colonization of the
region. Returning from this deviation to the
crossing of RN33, (km 70) by hand right is
the entrance to Tornquist
It is a small city,
head of the party of the same name. Baptized
in honor of Ernesto Tornquist, of certain gravitation
in the development of this region, the city
grew next to the station of the railroad. Arrive
to the square, which possesses beautiful gardens
and a picturesque artificial lake; in front
of her, the small and attractive Church and
Parish Santa Rosa from Lima, built in stone
and not donated by Ernesto Tornquist who favored
this place for their location instead of building
it next to the helmet of their stay, far from
the city, with a beautiful castle, still in
their descendants' hands. The chapel is replica
of that of the castle of Amboise in the valley
of Loire, France.
To leave for Av. Moreno
in address to RP76, to the one that you arrive
in km 80. To turn for this to the right;
and from here, the road crosses the cord
of the Sierra de la Ventana traversely.
the km 100 the route Ernesto enters in the
Provincial Natural Park Tornquist (explained
in detail in Walk
To the provincial park Erenesto Tornquist)
and the access is in the same point, to the
left, to Hostel The Mirador, with restaurant
and house of tea in warm wooden construction
and straw roof. To 500 m later, among forest
of cedars, pines and eucaliptus, it is by
hand the access left to the Camp it Bases.
Then, to their left, itwill have a panoramic
view of the Hill La Ventana , being able
to sight the famous hole at first sight in
the rock that gives name to the whole system.
the km 103 will go by the most narrow point
of the one it Abra de la Ventana and, 3 km
later on, to the left, the access to the
facilities of the Provincial Park (explained
in detail in Walk
To the provincial park Erenesto Tornquist).
the stream El Loro, in the km 111, to the right.
the access to the Villa Ventana (to see Walks
Villa Ventana). small and recent
residential village surrounded by hills and
Starting from here the road offers
a good panoramic of the hill Three Picks that
is the highest in the whole system with 1.246
m and also of the whole pampas.
In the km
116 are a bifurcation of the road; to the
left RP76 continues toward Olavarría
and to the right, the RP72 is.
To take this
last one, for arrive in km 128 to Sierra
de la Ventana.
|Sierra de la Ventana
that is the most important tourist center in
the area, surrounded by the streams Sauce Grande
, Negro and San Bernardo, with spas, campings
and places for short walks on foot.
That to know in a
Among for Av. San Martin,
the main street and final AI of this, after
a round, next to the picturesque train station,
for the crossing at level you consents to the
Neighborhood Park Golf, the sector more residential
of the village. By hand right after the crossing
Ilegará, 600 m later on, until the beautifully
forestado Sierra Golf Club, with court of 18
holes and even 72. It will find the sweet shop
here The Mirador, from where good panoramics
of the mountain are had and also the silhouette
of the castle, beautiful helmet of the neighboring
stay The Retiro is sighted, surrounded of parks.
Toward the left of the step at level already
aforementioned, it will arrive to a small bridge
on the stream Sauce Grande; crossing it you
consents to Villa Arcadia, also of character
residential. Next to the bridge and to the
stream there are small groups of sallows, one
of them surprisingly hollowed in all the height
of their trunk.
You continues for this
street next to the railroad until, to the
400 m, to the left, a low weight the roads
Ileva where it is the Chapel of the town
denominated Chapel of Villa Arcadia, the
same one this surrounded by a grove and fifths,
in a place of great tranquility. If you carries
out the walk on foot it can return going
up the embankment of the railroad and to
walk for the road, crossing for the nice
rail bridge on the stream. In Villa Arcadia,
walking until the street end Lines (among
aguaribayes, oaks and cypresses) it will
arrive to Ymcapolis, the very old camping
site and place of vacations of the Christian
Association of Young, with an important building
to house partners that it dates of 1907;
it possesses on the riverbank of the Black
stream a beautiful and old grove made up
of cedars, magnolias, oaks, pines and cypresses
with excellent facilities to camp and a small
spa next to the stream, which unites there
to the stream Big Sallow, with pleasant views
and spaces of a lot of shade.
site elements are given by the own administration
of YMCA and the place also receives non