El Hoyo is considered the National Capital of fine fruit. In this mountain town one can do Agrotourism and tour along the region’s farms tasting delicious strawberries, raspberries, gooseberries and all the other berries one can imagine.
This rural town located northeast of the Chubut province belongs to the Parallel 42 Andean Region and, as the rest of its partners in this district, its main economic activity is fine fruit.
It was founded in September 5, 1953 and it is 220 meters above sea level in the Andes Mountains.
Its name is related to the geographical feature, similar to a hole (Spanish ‘hoyo’) , where it is located. However, there are other versions claiming the region’s name honors Father Hoyos, a priest who got there in 1960 as part of Juan Fernández’s expedition.
Places to visit in El Hoyo
The town of El Hoyo has many touristic destinations to visit and many outdoor activities to enjoy. From here, one can visit different natural attractions that will delight for its singular and very unique Patagonian beauty.
Please find below a list of some of the most interesting sites to visit and discover that one cannot miss.