Salta's monumental centre hosts large architectural gems. Get to know one of the most beautiful cities in Argentina with this walking tour. It's also FREE!
Free Walking Tour of Salta
We will meet up at 16:00 at calle Buenos Aires. From here we will go to the nearby Plaza 9 de Julio: Salta's central point.
There we will observe the exterior architecture of the emblematic monuments of the urban city such as the Architectural Museum of Alta Montaña, the Teatro Provincial Theatre or the Cabildo Histórico. The Catedral Basílica de Salta is also located on this same square. We will visit the inside of the colonial neo-baroque temple. We will take in the Glorias del Norte Pantheon, where the remains of General Martín Miguel de Güemes or Rudecindo Alvarado rest.
Continuing on the free walking tour around Salta we will visit the Basílica Menor and San Francisco Convent church. Did you know that the Campana de la Patria is inside? Its main materials were extracted after the melting of the cannons used in the battle of Salta, in February 1813.
Before heading back to the starting point, we will also pass by other important points of interest in the city such as the legendary Hotel Salta or the avenidas Bicentenario and Belgrano. We will finish the free walking tour at 17:30.
Reservations for more than 6 people are not admitted on this free walking tour. In these situations, we recommend reserving the guided tour around Salta.
All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protective material and safety to help avoid the spread of Covid-19.
Free tours do not have a fixed price, rather each person offers the guide the amount they consider appropriate, depending on their level of satisfaction.
1 hour 30 minutes.
The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english and spanish.
Spanish speaking guide specialised in Salta's history
When to book?
You can book up until 24 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.
Show the voucher on your phone to take part in the activity.
No, not suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Frequently asked questions
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.
Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?
A - This activity requires a minimum of 2 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.
If you have any other questions please contact us.
If you are not able to attend the tour, please cancel your reservation, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Calle Buenos Aires, 45