This city has the colonial charm of its foundation and is outstanding for its buildings and squares very well preserved. It is the capital of the homonymous province. It is surrounded by hills where is possible to realize outdoor activities in its surroundings.
The Salta Cathedral, historical monument, Cabildo de Salta, and San Francisco Convent, are some buildings to be visited. You can not miss the Tren de las Nubes tour, which begins in the city and ascend for the mountains, visiting different Andean towns.
Salta is also outstanding for its archaeology, exhibited in interesting museums, such as Alta Montaña Archaeological Museum, where there are famous Llullaillaco's mummies and other elements of the Inca culture.
Its delicious gastronomy with Andean influence and the tasty empanadas salteñas have to be tasted in your visit to this beautiful city.
Attractions: Architecture, cultural tourism, archaeology, natural areas, mountains, gastronomy, museums, handicraft.
Mountain climbing, trekking, excursions, hiking, cultural tours, nautical sports.
How to get there: All year long.
When to go: By land, through National Roads 9, 34 or 51. Airway, to El Aybal Airport.
Weather: Mountain temperate.
Services: Transportation, accommodations, food.
Surroundings: Valles Calchaquíes, Dique Cabra Corral, Juramento River.