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Welcome to Salta

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You're Going to Love Salta

Founded in 1582, Salta is the capital of Salta Province and a favorite tourist spot in northwest Argentina. The city is renowned for its colonial architecture and folk music clubs. It is surrounded by superb natural areas, such as the cloud forests of Reserva del Huaico.

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Salta is nearly 4,000 feet above sea level and has a subtropical highland climate with warm, sunny spring, fall, and summer seasons. Winters are mild and wet, with 80% of rainfall occurring between December and March.

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Where to Stay in Salta

Hotel Colonial is conveniently located on Zuviría in the city center, while the Altalaluna Boutique Hotel & Spa is located just outside the city, close to the vineyards.

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The area around Plaza 9 de Julio has many craft shops and fashion boutiques, while the city's main shopping mall is Alto Noa on Avenida Virrey Toledo.

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A quart of milk in Salta costs AR$16, while a loaf of bread is AR$20.

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Where to Eat in Salta

El Patio de la Empanada on Av. San Martin esquina Esteco is a good place to try authentic local food like empanadas and humitas. Mains are around AR$100. Doña Salta on Cordoba by Plaza 9 de Julio has good steak and wine, and dinner for two will cost around AR$320.