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Ruta 25 Gaiman | 85 Km from Puerto Madryn, Puerto Madryn, Argentina
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

As a Welsh speaker I was very keen to visit and managed to find Welsh speakers here, in Dolavon and Trelew, visit Ty Gwyn tea house for the best selection of cakes ever. Also visit the school which was unfortunately closed although we did manage...More

Thank organ254
Reviewed 19 February 2018

Quaint, historic and friendly . Founded in the nineteenth century by some intrepid Welsh settlers this place is a must to visit, the local museum will show you some fantastic archive material and artefacts guided by a knowledgeable Welsh/ Spanish/ English speaker. Nice restaurants and...More

Thank Rschagrin
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

Cute little Welsh town founded by the Welsh Methodist looking for religious freedom. The are great bakers. A must is a tea house. Not only are the sweets extra special but we heard a group of local singers perform with their lovely voices.

Thank annarc6
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Went to Gaiman on route to airport to kill time really- nothing like Wales!!! We drove around and found a place by luck where Princess Diana visited in 1995 (see pictures). Did not go in the house as you had to buy tea and cakes...More

Thank 776Michael1952
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Gaimin is a cute town but a long way from Puerto Madryn. The Welsh settled this area and the town still promotes its heritage, teaching the language in the schools. It's not an easy language to learn.

1  Thank Winehen
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

We went there as part of a tour to Punto Tombo. There is really absolutely nothing to see there and you will just lose one hour waiting. There is just one place (Ty Gwyn) that serves Welsh tea and cake... I would really advise to...More

2  Thank Jean-David T
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

We went there hopping to get some of the Welsh culture, however we got none. Architecture was in no way representative, even the "First House" was rather small and less than impressive. There are literally just a couple of restaurants where most were closed. Only...More

1  Thank AriKir
Reviewed 8 February 2017

From Puerto Madryn drive 15miles SouthWest to Punta Loma reserve with Sea Lions and other sea mammalsGaiman is a Welsh Colony in the nearby CHUBUT valley a nice village with possibility to taste Welsh Tea

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Reviewed 10 January 2017

Fuimos por la mañana para poder caminar por el pueblo. Creo que no vale la pena al menos que realmente tengan gran interés en la gastronomía galesa. We went in the morning so as to walk around. I think it is not worth it unless...More

Thank Yanel V
Reviewed 5 December 2016

If you're driving through, take a few minutes and look at some old historical buildings that are identified by small plaques. But, do not go out of your way to visit the town of Gaiman and expect a Sturbridge Village or historically correct village from...More

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