The subject of my first favorite is not a place or a monument but rather a season, magical and delicate: Autumn in Patagonia…

Paysage de Patagonie en automne

Among my favorites, I’m not going to talk about classics such as the Iguazu Falls, the Atacama Desert, the Perito Moreno Glacier, the Fitz Roy, the Valdes Peninsula, the Torres del Paine Park, the Easter Island(must see sites nevertheless).

The sumptuous landscapes of Patagonia in autumn

The North of Patagonia, which runs along the Andes Cordillera, is a confidential region, not often visited, and therefore poorly described in tourist guides. There are multitudes of gigantic lakes, impetuous torrents and sometimes impenetrable forests.

In autumn, its centuries-old and millennial forests reveal their red, orange and yellow colors. On days without wind, these color palettes are reflected on the mirrors formed by the lakes. The snow-capped peaks of the Andes Cordillera and nearby volcanoes blanket these magnificent landscapes.

Visiting Argentinean and Chilean Patagonia in autumn has only advantages for me: it’s the feast of colors, there are no tourists, and the days can be very mild. It is late in the season and the sites, usually visited, are deserted. A place out of time, for those who want to discover true Patagonia, as one can imagine, wild and majestic…