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Santa Fe Invites You to Enjoy Holy Week

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The Municipality prepared a tourist, cultural and recreational agenda for Easter with various proposals for both tourists and neighbors to enjoy the city.

Free guided walks, cultural proposals in museums and municipal halls and open-air shows are some of the options. The private spaces that offer excellent tourist services and entertainment options are added.

The Municipality outlined a tourist, cultural and recreational agenda with various options, facing Holy Week. Fundamentally, these are free proposals, among which the guided tours of My City as a Tourist and recreational activities in various public spaces such as the Miter Station, squares and waterfronts stand out.

It is worth noting that in view of that weekend, promotional actions were carried out in cities such as Rafaela, Reconquista and Buenos Aires, in order to bring the proposal closer to potential tourists.

Free guided tours and tours

During the Easter weekend, the Municipality’s proposal for free guided walks is renewed. The tour schedule will begin on Thursday the 14th at 5:00 p.m. with a new edition of the guided tour of the Basilica of Guadalupe (Javier de la Rosa 623). This walk is the most recent addition to the proposal of My city as a tourist and includes in its tour, in addition to details about the history of the temple and the devotion to the Virgin of Guadalupe, the visit to the chapel of the Virgin and the surroundings of this emblematic catholic temple. The meeting point will be at the door of the Basilica.

Meanwhile, on Friday the 15th, the Paseo Casco Histórico will be held at 5:30 p.m. and the meeting point will be the Plaza 25 de Mayo. On Saturday the 16th there will be two tours: in the morning, it will be a special tour within the framework of Holy Week of Religious Art, visiting the 4 oldest Catholic temples in the city (San Francisco, Cathedral, Our Lady of Miracles and Santo Domingo ). These temples have been present in the city since the 17th century and house priceless works of art and even the buildings themselves are constituted as such. It will be at 10.30 from Plaza 25 de Mayo. Meanwhile, in the afternoon, at 5:30 p.m., Paseo Boulevard will take place and the meeting point will be in Plaza Pueyrredón. The schedule ends on Sunday 17 with the Paseo Costanera at 11, from the Faro de la Costanera Oeste.

It is important to point out that all the walks will be guided by specialized personnel and they can be identified by the green umbrellas.

Another highlight for Holy Week is the Jesuit Block, which is part of the International Way of the Jesuits. During the long weekend you can tour this historic site on Thursday the 14th, from 3:30 pm to 6:00 pm, with guided tours at 4:00 pm and 5:30 pm. On Friday 15 and Saturday 16 it will open its doors from 9:30 to 12:30 and from 15:30 to 18:30, with guided tours at 10, 11:30, 16 and 17:30. Finally, on Sunday the 17th, the Manzana can be visited from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. and the guided tours will be at 4:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.

It is important to note that most of the tours offered by the Municipality can be done self-guided, using the audio guides that can be downloaded from the municipality’s website or listen to them online through the Spotify app.

In addition, within the framework of Holy Week, the Indo-African American Circuit will be held, a proposal coordinated jointly with the Indo-Afro-American House of Santa Fe, aimed at valuing the heritage of the Indo-African communities in the city. It will be on Saturday 16 at 5 pm and the meeting point will be the Paseo de las Tres Culturas (San Martín 1400).

Museums and cultural spaces

The municipal cultural spaces offer various proposals to enjoy during Holy Week. Shows, exhibitions, installations and fairs are some of the outstanding options.

In the Progreso Market (Balcarce 1635) it will work from Friday 15 to Sunday 17, the Design in the Market, from 5 to 9 p.m. In addition to the stands of entrepreneurs, you can enjoy musical shows every day.

As for the Municipal Museums, they will open their doors during the Easter holiday to enjoy different exhibitions. Thus, at the Municipal Museum of Visual Arts Sor Josefa Díaz y Clucellas (San Martín 2068) you can visit the exhibitions “Those things we did to love each other” by Aimé Luna and “How much emptiness can a piece of furniture fill?” by Ariana Beilis. The MMAV works on holidays from 16 to 19.

At the Centro Experimental del Color (Gálvez Boulevard 1150) you can visit the “Domestic Fictions” exhibition, a collective installation of potters from the city. The CEC opens its doors on holidays from 4pm to 7pm. Another unique museological proposal in the city is the Museum of the Constitution (Avenida Circunvalación and 1° de Mayo) which can be visited on holidays from 3pm to 6pm.

Public spaces to enjoy

The city of Santa Fe has a circuit of parks, squares and waterfronts to enjoy. Paradores with all the services and a diverse cultural proposal are located on the waterfront. The squares and parks are equipped for recreational activities and even to enjoy different fairs of craftsmen and entrepreneurs.

In addition, the Municipality reminds that guided visits can be arranged to the Urban Nature Reserve of the West (Gorostiaga 4659) by calling (0342) 154069416 and to the Botanical Garden (Gorriti 3900) by calling (0342) 4578410.

Nautical activities and more tourist attractions

The city of Santa Fe is surrounded by lagoons and streams, so kayaking and canoeing is a great option for those who enjoy being in contact with nature.

During Easter, private providers will offer different alternatives such as SUP classes, yoga classes on the shores of Laguna Setúbal and Kitesurfing, along with kayak rides, such as the guided circuit “Secrets of Setúbal”. For more information about this guided walk, call (0342) 154475236.

Another option to enjoy the nature that surrounds the city of Santa Fe is to visit the UNL Nature Reserve located on the Costanera Este, which will open its doors during Holy Week every day from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

On the other hand, those who are interested in learning about the city’s brewing tradition can pay a visit to the Brewery Plant, which also includes a tour of the Brewery Museum and the Patio, a gastronomic space that emulates the old recreations from the beginning of the 20th century where the Smooth was popularized. For reservations, call (0342) 156123666.

Regarding entertainment, recreation and shopping proposals, the city has shopping malls, a casino, a pedestrian shopping area and open-air shopping centers on various avenues. There are also cinemas, theaters and the Escape Room Santa Fe, where you can access entertainment proposals for all ages.

Excursions through Travel and Tourism agencies

The receptive Travel and Tourism agencies of Santa Fe offer different proposals, both local and to tour the region, which include from Beer City Tours to visits to nearby towns, with 3-day and 2-night packages. For more information about the offer, contact the agencies Mirá Santa Fe (0342) 155950508 and Expertur (0342) 4521495/4526574.

Tourist information

During the Easter weekend, the three Municipality Information offices will work with special hours. Thus, the office located in Terminal de Ómnibus (Belgrano 2910) will work on Thursday 14 and Friday 15 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., and on Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 from 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Meanwhile, the Pedestrian Information Center (San Martín 2020) will serve the public Thursday 14 and Friday 15 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday 16 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Finally, the office located in the Estación Convention Center Belgrano (1150 Gálvez Boulevard) will serve the public from Thursday 14 to Sunday 17 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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