La Rioja Travel Guide

  • Basilica early evening, 7.20pm
    Basilica early evening, 7.20pm
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  • Interior view on San Nicolas de Barros
    Interior view on San Nicolas de Barros
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La Rioja Things to Do

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    by Luchonda Updated Oct 9, 2006

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    La Rioja, situated at the border of the impressive Sierra del Valesco was founded in the 16the century and is the most southern place the incas explored on their search for gold.
    The city is a nice base to start your journey to the Quebrada or National park Talampaya
    Stroll around on the Plaza San Martin, visit the local Basilica, San Nicolas de Barros

    Basilica San Nicolas de Barros Plaza San Martin Cabildo
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    • Historical Travel
    • Architecture
    • Road Trip

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La Rioja Hotels

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  • Naindo Park Hotel

    San Nicola S De Bari 475, La Rioja, 5300, AR

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Hotel Pircas Negras

    Villa Union, La Rioja, Argentina

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

  • Plaza Hotel

    San Nicolas De Bari Oeste O, La Rioja, LR, 502, AR

    Good for: Families

La Rioja Transportation

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    by Luchonda Written Oct 7, 2006

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    From La Rioja to Salta by bus, by night
    A 9 hour drive, hard because the road is not always in a perfect condition.
    Five singles, two drivers and the guide had to share a bus with 16 seats.
    But once in Salta and after a visit to the Talampaya canyon, you will forget this "nightmare"

    Our hotel The nightmare to Salta Our guide Werner Gilbert
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    • Road Trip

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