Cafayate - Photos : Eduardo Epifanio
is situated 183 km away from the capital city of the province
through Nº 68 National Road. It is the main city in the district of Cafayate and has become the most important site in the Calchaquí Valleys.
Located at 1,660 m above sea level , Cafayate is well known because of its famous torrontes wine product of the exquisite combination of temperature and humidity that provides the ideal environment to the growth of the sweet and deep fruit flavor.
Getting to know its streets, its houses and mainly its people is a pleasant experience due to the fact that tourism is an important activity for the town.
One cannot miss to observe the unique architecture of the Cathedral, the flowery main square, the picturesque stone mill or the wine museums.
Among other interesting excursions, one can visit wine cellars, taste wines, get to know colourful Las Conchas gorge or go for a stroll among Quilmes ruins while enjoying the outstanding waterfalls of Colorado river or Santa Teresita Hill.
Not far from Cafayate, one can other cities of Salta
, such as Coronel Moldes or Cachi
cities along the unforgettable Calchaquí Valleys.