Tafí del Valle
Tafí del Valle is located in the Sierra de Aconquija, 107 km from San Miguel de Tucumán and 1,976 m above sea level. This town boasts a special microclimate, beautiful scenery, warm people and a rich history. Tafí is also famous for its local cheese which is made from recipes inherited from the Jesuits. Another Jesuit legacy is the old Chapel of La Banda.
:: Cascada* Los Alisos: a 20 m vertical waterfall located 13 km from Tafí and accessible by bus. You can take a 2.5 hr walk and have the option of doing rappelling. It is best to go with a guide.
:: Valle de la Ciénaga: it’s a 3 hr walk up to 2,600 m, where you can see archaeological ruins and amazing landscapes.
:: Museo Jesuítico de La Banda: located 500 metres from the centre of Tafí del Valle. This historical building is from the beginning of the XVIII century.
:: Adventure Tourism: there are wonderful hiking possibilities in the surrounding mountains in addition to horseback riding, rappelling, mountain biking, rock climbing and 4×4 tours.
10 km away in El Mollar, you can visit the Menhir Park where you will find stone sculptures belonging to the Tafí culture which were once found scattered throughout the valley. These stones, carved by the Tafí natives, still bear signs and symbols yet to be deciphered.