Salta is a city located in the Lerma Valley, at 1,152 metres (3780 feet) above sea level in the northwest part of Argentina. Nicknamed Salta la Linda (“Salta the beautiful”), it has become a major tourist destination due to its old colonial architecture, tourism friendliness, amazing weather and the natural scenery of the surrounding valleys. Attractions include the 18th century Cabildo, the neo-classical style Cathedral, and the 9 de Julio central square along with San Bernardo hill, and its surroundings. Additionally the city’s boasts a museum of High Mountain Archeology, which houses artifacts from the Inca civilization, including remarkably well preserved mummies.
- – Multicolored Landscapes
- – Andes Crossing Into Atacama, Chile
- – History Rich
- – World Renowned White Wine Grapes