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Easter in Rosario

From April 1st to 4th is the Easter holiday and visiting Rosario is a great idea for the super long weekend.

Sites full of history, free guided circuits, the imposing Monument to the Flag, cultural proposals, a varied gastronomic offer, outdoor spaces and a large river for a full connection with nature and much more. family, with friends or as a couple.

A large monument and the widest green spaces

The obliged step in   Rosary   is the National Flag Monument that recalls the site where the homeland badge was first hoisted. You can take a typical Rosarina postcard taking pictures from the panoramic point located in the National Park a la Bandera.

 

Another must-see are the parks that are characterized by their huge green expanses with options for picnics or walks. A classic is the Parque Independencia, with its pedal boats to walk around the laguito.

 

If the preference is riverside walks, at the height of the center, the Parque España and its emblematic steps allow a spectacular panoramic view of the Paraná, its islands and the Rosario-Victoria Bridge, located in the northern end of the city.

 

It is also worth touring the Parque de las Collectividades y Sunchales, with spaces that overlook the river, and house the Museum of Contemporary Art (Macro), located in the colourful ex silos Davis.

 

Another special park to take mattes while the boys run on the huge property is the Scalabrini Ortiz, with the particularity that it forms a recreational circuit with vehicle restriction schedules that makes it possible to carry out sports activities.

Free circuits and a special bus

On the long weekend there will be four free guided circuits that will tour the history of the city, by professional guides. On Saturday 3 April there will be two options, at 5.30 pm and 18.30 h. to tour the founding sector of the city, where is the emblematic Cathedral of Nuestra Señora del Rosario. While on Sunday there will be another tour of local history, with two shifts at 10 am and 11 h., with a posta in the Cenotaph homage to the former combatants of Malvinas, in the context of the fact that this April 2 marks 39 years after the start of the war.

 

The circuits are made with limited places with online registration that opens on Wednesday, March 31. In addition, you can make self-guided tours from the Rosario Turismo App. Among the thematic circuits are those of prominent rosarinos such as Messi, Che Guevara or Roberto Fontanarrosa, on historic places such as the circuit of the Port or Memory, among others.

 

Also a great option is to tour the city with “City Tour Rosario”, a ride aboard panoramic buses that tour the main attractions, providing a first-class international service.

 

The river and its charms

The first days of autumn are still warm in Rosario, ideal to continue enjoying the sun on the beaches of the north, such as La Florida or Rambla Catalunya or crossing to the islands and enjoy the Delta with an imposing view of the city. To be in contact with Paraná otherwise there is the option to sail on boats or sailboat, or do water sports such as kayaks or the famous Stand Up Paddle, living the experience of sliding standing on the water.

Going out shopping

Rosario is a city that is also designed for shopping. You can choose between the shops located in different neighborhoods, their traditional pedestrian and galleries. To buy local produce, the fairs located above the riverside parks, Florida or Alem Park are ideal. The traditional fairs of the Boulevard, the Retro Market and the Roperito invite you to visit numerous artisan stalls that are installed every weekend on Boulevard Oroño and the river.

The Mercado del Patio is a great place to taste authentic regional flavours. Paseo de los Encantos is a new fair that adds to the options, on Saturdays in the Plaza de la Cooperación, with a special space dedicated to diversities. The Mercado de Frutos Culturales, a large cultural fair located in Galpón 17 in the River Strip.

The best spaces to share between adults and boys

When it comes to traveling as a family, Rosario has places designed to have fun between boys and adults. From the traditional Triptych of Childhood, with the Island of Inventions, The Childhood Farm and the Children's Garden; to the amazing Aquarium of the Paraná River, which is the best place to know the flora and fauna of our river, with free and free admission. In addition, the Planetarium has special functions with prior reservation.

A cultural agenda that is registered trademark

The culture is lived in Rosario in every corner, you can enjoy its architecture, exhibitions and the brands that culture leaves in the city. Museums are already equipped to enjoy them with all the necessary sanitary measures. You can visit the traditional Castagnino Museum, the Galleries of the Centro Cultural Parque de España, the Signature and Odilo Estévez Museum of Decorative Art, the International Museum for Democracy, the Museum of Memory and the exhibitions of the Centre for Contemporary Expressions. The Municipal Anfiteatro has live shows on weekends, with local and national artists.

Flavors from here to not forget

Rosario is distinguished by its diverse and specialized gastronomy with typical local dishes or international recipes. When it comes to eating or having a drink, there are different gastronomic areas such as Pichincha, the neighborhood chosen by the young or Pellegrini Avenue, with an extensive and traditional journey full of bars and restaurants where you can try the traditional Carlito sandwich is a must tasting.