The Complete Guide to San Jose and San Miguel

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Introduction: What is San Miguel? Where is it Located and What are the Best Places to Stay?

Casa San Jose is located in the town of San Miguel, a city surrounded by the municipalities of Santa Fe and Pilar, about 3 hours away from Buenos Aires. It is set in a beautiful natural region that offers many ecological opportunities for recreation. Due to its privileged location, tourists can visit the area in many ways: by a summer house (called “Chacra”), the one of camping and the one of mountain hiking. Casa San Jose is a complete complex that offers all kind of services, from lodging to camping services.
The town of San Miguel is situated at the feet of the Andes mountains and covers an area of about 350 km, it is surrounded by several rivers. The route offers a great example for watching the different landscapes such as wetlands and lakes, streams, hillsides and a wide variety of flora.
Best Places to Stay: In the city there are many kinds apartments to stay in San Miguel. Here are some of the best places to stay:

casa san jose san miguel
casa san jose san miguel

San Jose – An Architectural History of the City

Casa San Jose is a complex in the town of San Miguel, a city surrounded by the municipalities of Santa Fe and Pilar approximately 3 hours from Buenos Aires by car. It is settled in a beautiful natural region that offers lots of possibilities for ecologic recreation, such as hiking and camping. Due to its privileged location it is visited by tourists.
The architectural project was developed by the architects Silvia Altunin and Eduardo Cappozzo, in collaboration with Alejandro Alvarez and Horacio Alvarez, who used the most advanced technologies in order to achieve a complex of Ecologic Architecture.
The Casa San Jose complex was created using state-of-the-art technology that avoids pollution and is able to produce its own energy. It is the only building in the world that has achieved this high level of sustainability.

casa san jose san miguel
casa san jose san miguel

Santos Harbor – The Heart of Culture and Commerce in San Miguel

Casa San Jose is a complex in the town of San Miguel, a city surrounded by the municipalities of Santa Fe and Pilar approximately 3 hours from Buenos Aires by car. It is settled in a beautiful natural region that offers lots of possibilities for ecologic recreation, such as hiking and camping. Due to its privileged location it is a great place to visit during the summer time since it offers lots of sunny days.
Since 1948 it has been the headquarters of a highly appreciated cultural association called “Casa San Jose” (Santos Harbor). The atmosphere is open, relaxed and friendly, and visitors feel at home as soon as they arrive. The association began with a converted building full of wonderful antiques, paintings and photos that were exhibited in local monuments throughout the country and abroad. These art works reflect maritime culture from various periods in Argentine history. The permanent exhibition is always evolving, since it presents pictures of great historical importance and documentary value.

casa san jose san miguel
casa san jose san miguel

Places Worth Exploring Nearby After a Day in the City

By car, Casa San Jose is 35 minutes away from the city of San Miguel, a city surrounded by the municipalities of Santa Fe and Pilar approximately 3 hours from Buenos Aires by car. The region around it is composed of many towns such as: San Clemente, San Fernando, Pilar, Santiago del Estero and to some extent Coronel Suarez. This area produces a lot of wheat, potatoes and other agricultural products.
Casa San Jose (house of San Juan) is located on the outskirts of Pilar. Its location allows many visitors to experience the region from a different perspective from that of the city called capital. The house is a typical example of rural architecture built in the regions of Spain (Jaleo) with its four walls without windows and surrounded by a wall made of adobe.

casa san jose san miguel
casa san jose san miguel

Best Activities for Family-Friendly Day Trips from San Miguel

San Miguel — The city of San Miguel is surrounded by the municipalities of Santa Fe and Pilar. It is a city that has developed in an increasing rate in the last years, due to its natural beauty and the proximity to Buenos Aires. The region was originally inhabited by natives, but there are no archeological records about them.
One of the most important tourist attractions in San Miguel is its parks. At the entrance to San Miguel is Parque Sarmiento, a park that offers thousands of square meters to walk, children’s playgrounds and a lake. Another park that stands out is El Retiro, located at 200 m from the city center. The park has soccer fields, basketball courts and benches where families can relax along with children playing in the garden area.

casa san jose san miguel
casa san jose san miguel