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Trevelin, with Welsh accent

Do you visit the Argentine South? Do not forget to visit Trevelin, a small village of Welsh descent, a few
Chubut
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10 August, 2019

At the end of the 19th century Welsh settlers founded, 25 kilometres from Esquel, in Chubut, a town called Trevelin, or “Pueblo del Molino”. The name comes directly from the Welsh language, where “tre” is a village and “velin” is a mill.

Settlers settled in order to carry out activities related to the installation of mills, as the name implies. Surrounded by lakes and streams, this mountainvillage is located on the banks of the Percey River.

Trevelin offers different activities for tourists who decide to visit it. The Museo Molino Los Andes, the Museo del Abuelo Malacara and the Chapel Bethel are places where you can relive the history of the village through objects and exposed images. You will also be able to meet some current inhabitants to tell you the stories of their ancestors verbally.

If you are interested in outdoorlife, in the natural area of Nant and Fall waterfalls you can observe the waterfalls and enter contact with nature through its viewpoints and catwalks.

If you prefer gastronomic tourism , Trevelin has several Welsh teahouses, where you can taste delicious cakes, breadsand sweets homemade. Another option is to visit the Nant and Fall Vineyard, which in addition to an extensive harvest of Pinot Noirplants, offers sectors of camp in front of a stream.

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