First time in Tandil
Climate in Tandil
Tandil tends to be a bit cooler than in Buenos Aires. In the winter months of June-August temperatures can drop to below freezing at night.
Where to stay in Tandil
How to get to Tandil
The bus terminal in Tandil (tel. (02293) 432092) is located on Av. Buzón 400. Several buses daily to Buenos Aires and Cordoba. One bus daily to Mendoza and San Juan.
It should be noted that route 74, that runs East-West from route 2, is not in good shape and should be avoided. Best to take route 3 from Buenos Aires to Las Flores and then route 30 south through Rauch to Tandil.
Ferrobaires runs once a week to Tandil. The train leaves Constitución Friday at 19:45 and arrives at Tandil Saturday at 3:10 in the morning. It returns to BA on Monday at the ungodly hour of 2:40 in the morning. On Fridays just before midnight a train leaves for Bahia Blanca,
The Tandil airport (TDL), otherwise known as Heroes de Malvinas, is located 18 kms NW from the center. There are currently no commercial flights to Tandil. Sol Líneas Aéreas served the airport for about a year in 2008, but lack of demand for tickets caused them to discontinue flights.
Car rental in Tandil
Alborada Rent a Car
T: (02293) 44-1950/43-1833
La Palmira Rentacar
T: (02293) 42-5552
Avenida Avellaneda 1430
Tel. (02293) 420556
Local buses in Tandil
The public transport system in Tandil is very good. You can see a map of the routes here: Buses in Tandil
Bank Machines in Tandil
- Standard Bank – Pinto 745
- BBV Francés – Pinto 775
- Galicia – Rodríguez 698
There is a tourist office at Avenue Cte. Espora 1120. The official internet site of the town can be found here:Tandil
Things to do in Tandil
La Sierra del Tigre has some good lookouts where you can view wildlife such guanacos and wild boars. There is a road to the top of the peak El Venado, or one can walk if they choose.
If you don’t have your own transport and your budget does not allow for taxi rides, a closer overlook of the city can be found at Parque Independencia, only 10 blocks from the city. The park is open day and night.
The Tandil film Festival is held in June. A week of Argentine films and talks by filmakers.