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Filetado Tour of San Telmo
  • English English
  • 4 hours

Discover Buenos Aires' fileteado tradition with this fantastic tour of the San Telmo neighborhood. You will learn everything there is know about the unique Argentine artform of lettering and drawing which is found on signs, buses, and cafes, all across the city.

Filetado Tour of San Telmo

We will meet at 9 am in the heart of Buenos Aires, before starting our fascinating tour of Buenos Aires' tradition of Fileteado in the San Telmo neighborhood. You will discover everything you need to know about this lettering and drawing art form that is found everywhere across the city from signs to buses.

We will start the tour with a good Argentine breakfast, so you are fully energized to explore Buenos Aires. While we enjoy the delicious sandwiches, we will begin to learn about the 'fileteado', an artistic style using paint of saturated colors on diverse surfaces. During the breakfast, you will observe some examples of this fascinating technique.

Walking through the streets of the oldest district of the Argentine capital, you will be transported back to the 1920s to discover the origins of the fileteado. Exploring the streets and markets of San Telmo, we will encounter some genuine handcrafted jewels.

After the theory, it's time for the practice. The guide will take you to a local fileteado workshop where they will teach you how to develop this technique. When you have finished, you can then take your creation home with you. This is the perfect souvenir of your trip to Buenos Aires.

The tour finishes at 1 pm in the neighborhood of San Telmo.


Adults Children from 3 to 8 years old Children under 3 years old
Tour in English
US$ 46.66
US$ 37.33

Tour in English

  • Adults

    US$ 46.66
  • Children from 3 to 8 years old

    US$ 37.33
  • Children under 3 years old


More Information


4 hours.

Language English

The tour is carried out in several languages at the same time, including in English.


Guide in English.

Fileteado workshop in Buenos Aires.

Argentine breakfast.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

You can book up until the previous day (9:00 AM local time) if there are still places available.


Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.


Yes (you must attend with a carer).

US$ 46.66
No hidden fees or surcharges

Meeting point

599 Carlos Calvo, corner of Peru street and Carlos Calvo street.


If you cancel 24 hours before the activity starts, we will refund you 50%. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.