Villa Victoria OcampoApprox. Time: 4 hours
Activity Level: Easy to Moderate

Villa Victoria Ocampo, it's, one of the first residences erected in Divino Rostro Residential Neighbourhood, was once the home of Victoria Ocampo, one of Argentina's most important writers. Both national and international personalities visited the house: Pedro Henriquez Ureña, Amado Alonso, Eduardo Mallea, Jorge Luis Borges, Igor Stravinsky, Héctor Basaldua, Gabriela Mistral, Jacques Maritain, María Rosa Oliver, Bernanrdo Canal Feijoo, and others. Victoria Ocampo donated the house to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in 1973, and in 1981 the house became municipal property.

Courtesy of the Argentina Tourism Board

This attraction is part of the TIGRE AND DELTA OF THE PARANA RIVER TOUR. The tour is a half day including the northern riverside districts of Tigre and San Isidro: Pueyrredón Farm, San Isidro Cathedral, several colonial mansions, Victoria Ocampo's Mansion (once the cultural center of South America). Riverside walks and a boat trip through the countless islands of the delta of the Parana River to enjoy the views of beautiful riverside villas, Victorian docks, English gardens, and traditional rowing and boating clubs.