Salta is a city located in the northwest of Argentina, and one of the most populated cities in the region.

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Salta is a city located in the northwest of Argentina, and one of the most populated cities in the region. It is located near the Andes and has a pleasant climate all-year-round, what makes this charming colonial town one of the favorite for the tourists. Salta was founded in 1582, so it's possible to see the Spanish architecture while experiencing the culture of a mostly indigenous influences in the local folk.

Beste Dinge zu tun: Salta

1 - Visit Plaza 9 de Julio

Start your wandering around Salta in the city’s main square, Plaza 9 de Julio, where you’ll find Spanish colonial architecture, cobblestone streets, and cafes along the edge of the palm tree-lined plaza. You’ll see the magnificent neoclassical Catedral Basílica de Salta which is possibly the most recognizable sight in the city.

2 - Visit the Alta Montana Archaeological Museum (MAAM)

If you only hit one museum in the city, this should be it for sure. Dedicated to anthropology and preserving Andean culture, the biggest draw of the MAAM are the mummified Inca children discovered by scientists in 1999 at the Llullaillaco Volcano.

3 - Admire the views at the Cerro San Bernardo

You’ve got to get to the top of this hill for fabulous panoramic views of the city. It’s a great place to have a picnic on a sunny day or watch the sunset in the evenings.

4 - Shop at the Artisan Markets

Here you can buy lots of Andean-style products like ponchos, sweaters, hats, and scarves made from llama or alpaca wool, as well as silver, ironwork, weavings, and mate gourds. All the typical stuff.

5 - Visit the Wine Town of Cafayate

Get to the heart of the second-largest wine producing region in the country, the Calchaquíes Valley, you’ll find lots of bodegas where the white wine of the Torrontés grape rules. Cafayate is a lovely and peaceful country town.

6 - Visit Las Salinas Grandes

See where salt is mined from a dried lake while you take those obligatory perspective photos on gleaming, high-altitude flats.

7 - Eat Empanadas

Salta claims to be the birthplace of empanadas in Argentina, or at the very least, it’s rumored to have the best ones!

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Was sagen die Leute

"Lindo lugar, un pueblito pintoresco. Muy buen recibimiento de la gente de lugar. Calidez. Lindos trabajos artesanales."
"decouverte des salinas grandes eblouissantes sous un beau soleil ,quel travail pour extraire le sel ! un endroit lunaire .et le plus en arrivant sur le site nous croisons des vigognes belle rencontre"
"Al llegar comprobe porque le dicen "La linda", realmente es una ciudad bellisima, en la plaza principal se puede tomar un bus turistico que recorre la ciudad, mostrando los lugares caracteristicos, ahi mismo se sacan los boletos para este bus."
Halbtages Salta Stadtführung Rezensiert von: Elisa
"Siempre tuve ganas de conocer este lugar y me encanto!! Es una extension de superficie blanca totalmente de sal , estan trabajando en el lugar, se ven las piletas de sal, es un paisaje increible, cerca hay un restaurant y venta de regionales."

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