Valles Calchaquíes

The Cuesta del Obispo leads up from Salta, though steep hairpin bends to the mountain pass Piedra del Molino 3347 m. Beautiful views.

Parque Nacional Los Cardones
a strikingly beautiful highland area, famed for the great candelabra cacti growing here.
lovely town at the foot of Nevado de Cachi 6380 m.
Quebrada de las Flechas
a surreal landscape of fantastic rock formations.
a very pleasant town with plenty of tourist facilities. Centre of a wine-making area.