Know La Rioja
It is the capital of La Rioja Province. It possesses a geography of mountains, hills, and plains. It has a mixture of colonial buildings, many archaeological museums, sacred art, remains of the history of the zone and fossils found in the surroundings, and ancient traditions reflected in its religious festivities and celebrations.
Also, it has beautiful natural areas as the wonderful Talampaya National Park, where mysterious granite forms carved by the wind can be observed. Besides, exhibitions of wild flora and fauna of the zone. It is an excellent place to practice all kinds of recreational activities and adventure tourism. Another safety pin is the Valle de la Luna, with desert landscape.
In addition, it has an pleasant thermal spring resorts in Santa Teresita and the dike Los Sauces, which corresponds to a pretty artificial lake, where nautical sport, camping, fishing, and many others recreational activities can be realized.
Attractions: Archaeology, paleontology, rural tourism, resorts, lake, thermal spring, natural areas, parks, natural reserves.
Activities: Hiking, excursions, camping, nautical sport, fishing, ridings, trekking.
How to get there: All year long.
When to go: By land, through National Roads 9, 38, or 60. Airway, arriving to Capitán Vicente Almandoz Almonacid Airport.
Services: Transportation, accommodations, gastronomy.
Surroundings: Tucumán, Salta.