Walking tours in Salta

Everyone can find something to enjoy in Salta, whether you are interested in its history and culture, architecture, great art, or delectable cuisine.

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A guide for first-time visitors to Salta

Located in northwestern Argentina, Salta is a small provincial capital known for its Spanish colonial architecture and Andean heritage. The city's main square is Plaza 9 de Julio, which is surrounded by the 18th-century El Cabildo. Also in this square are the neoclassical Salta Cathedral and the Museo de ArqueologATI, which exhibits ancient Incan artifacts.


Whether you are looking for some authentic Salta gastronomy or a quiet and relaxed restaurant to dine at, you'll find a restaurant in Salta that suits your needs. You can sample local flavors or international dishes, and you can also find a wide variety of wines to complement your meal. The food at restaurants in Salta is excellent and the service is great. Whether you're in town for a long weekend or a few days, you'll be sure to enjoy your time in this cosmopolitan city.

One of the best Salta restaurants is El Charrua. This steakhouse has a high quality-price ratio and serves a range of steaks. Its menu is also varied, with a few vegetarian options as well.

Sights to see

Located in northwestern Argentina, Salta is a city of Spanish colonial architecture. The city is surrounded by mountains and valleys, and it offers outdoor activities for visitors. There are several sights to see in Salta, including the Catedral de Salta and the Telerifico cable car.

A visit to Salta isn't complete without a walk along Plaza 9 de Julio. This elegant square is surrounded by the neoclassical Salta Cathedral and El Cabildo, an 18th-century town hall. It's also a popular site for markets and picnics. It's home to many restaurants and cafes.

The artisan market in Salta offers a wide selection of handicrafts. The products include fine work in wrought iron, leather, and silver. It's also a great place to buy traditional Andean food.



Whether you're looking for the latest designer clothing, or a traditional Argentine meal, Salta has a variety of options to suit your budget. There's also a funicular to take you up the hill to Cerro San Bernardo for some panoramic views of the city.

If you're a foodie, you'll want to check out the food markets around the city. There's a large variety of tamales, which are steamed potatoes stuffed with meat. You can also try some locro, which is a stew made from meat.

There's also a provincially-sponsored market in Salta that you can visit, across from the Feria Artesanal. You'll find independent vendors selling handicrafts.


Whether you are a music fan or looking to relax after a long day of traveling, Salta has a nightlife to suit your needs. It has a variety of options to choose from, from pubs and cafes to music clubs and nightclubs. If you are traveling by car, you can take the cable car to the top of the San Bernardo hill for a great view of the city.

The heart of Salta's nightlife is around the train station and train station square. The street is lined with cafes and bars, and is also home to many concerts and events throughout the year. If you are visiting the city on a Saturday or Sunday, you can enjoy an outdoor artisan market.


Train to the clouds

Located in Argentina, the Train to the Clouds is one of the highest railways in the world. It climbs to 4,220 meters above sea level and crosses the Lerma Valley south of Salta.

It is a must-see excursion for tourists who visit Salta. Its name is derived from the numerous clouds that surround the slopes. There are two options to take the trip: Train or bus.

The tour starts from the city train station in Salta and ends in the town of San Antonio de los Cobres. This small city is 3775 m above sea level and has a different indigenous feel from the rest of the country.


Located at the foot of the Cachi snow-capped mountain, Cachi in Salta offers a variety of tourist attractions. From adobe houses to beautiful landscapes, this small town is one of the most attractive places in the province of Salta. The city offers many hotels and other accommodations. There are also camping cabins available in the area.

The city is home to beautiful colonial architecture and adobe houses. It has an old church built in the mid-18th century. It has a vaulted ceiling and is made of Cardon cactus wood. There are also some traditional arts and crafts.

The warm season in Cachi lasts from October to March, with the hottest month being December. The coldest month is July. The average temperature is around 21 degrees Celsius. This climate makes it a perfect destination for outdoor activities.

Excursions and Day Trips in Salta

Located in the northern part of Argentina, Salta is a picturesque town with a relaxed feel. The city is a good base for excursions and day trips.

The city offers a wide range of accommodations, from small guesthouses to luxury hotels. Most of the accommodations are concentrated around the central square. The square is adorned with statues and leafy squares. The city is also surrounded by parks and mountains, making it a good place to spend a few days.

The city's cathedral is located in the Plaza de 9 de Julio. It is a neo-classical structure. Its interior patios are decorated with colorful flowers. The museum displays historical artifacts.

Another interesting attraction is the Museum of High Mountain Archeology. Here, you can learn about the history of aboriginal communities in the area. The museum is home to an impressive collection of Inca child mummies.

One of the best things to do in Salta is to go for a hike. You can choose from a number of different hiking tours. You can also go for a ride on the Train to the Clouds. The train will take you through spectacular scenery. You can also rent a car to explore the city more freely.

You can also try mountain biking in the area. You can find various spots in the Quebrada de las Conchas and the Lerma Valley.

Another day trip from Salta is to the town of Purmamarca. This is a lovely town with a permanent artisan market. It is located in the Salta province and is not well known to foreign travelers.

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