Visit Bariloche During...
Summer (December - February)
The various lakes and mountains surrounding Bariloche offer wonderful beaches and infinite summer sports opportunities: trekking, horseback riding, biking, climbing, kayaking, etc.
Winter (June - September)
Bariloche's ski season goes from June until October and its top-notch ski resorts - namely Cerro Catedral - are perfect for both downhill and cross-country skiing and snowboarding. Plus, be here in winter for the National Snow Festival (read below)!
Festival nacional de la nieveNational Snow Festival
This festival, held each year since the mid-1950's, involves all sorts of sports competitions on Cerro Catedral mountain, a spectacular night-time display of torch-bearing skiers coming down the mountain, a fireworks show, parades, food competitions, music performances, a Snow Queen beauty pageant, a wood-chopping contest and much more.