Sierra Grande - Patagonia Argentina
Travel guide to Sierra Grande, Patagonia Argentina
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GRANDE: located 120 kilometers to the south of Las Grutas
by the national route #3. Founded October 19 1903 where a postal
courier already existed from 1890.
1944 are discovered the iron locations what alters the litany
of the town giving a notable impulse to the community. In 1967
the company Hipasam is created to exploit the iron basin doing
it up to 1992.
from then, their inhabitants begin to emigrate to other points
of the country and those that are still, they suffer the consequences
of living in a practically abandoned town.
the tourists that travel the patagonia by car through the national
route #3, Sierra Grande is a forced stop since starting from there
toward the south the fuel price for the vehicles is about the
half, therefore the fuel stations are quiet busy.
Grande inhabitants have found a tourist vein offering to the travelers
a trip to the tunnels of the mines called “travel to the
center of the earth” that is really very interesting.
kilometers to the east, on the coast, is located Playas Doradas,
a village of 60 inhabitants that year after year the tourist affluence
attracted by the quality and tranquility of its beaches has been
it has some modest lodgings, but it is not discarded that in the
future it can be important tourist center.
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