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San Miguel de Tucuman Tour and Empanada Workshop
Activities in San Miguel de Tucumán

San Miguel de Tucuman Tour and Empanada Workshop

  • English English
  • 2 hours 30 minutes

Discover the center of San Miguel de Tucumán when you take this fantastic walking tour which also includes a workshop where you will learn how to prepare the famous local empanadas.

Tucuman Tour and Empanada Workshop

We will meet up in Independence Square to admire the historic monuments which surround it, such as the impressive Government House, and Our Lady of the Incarnation Cathedral: one of the oldest shrines in the city.

Our walking tour through the old town continues as you learn all about the Declaration of Independence, one of the most important events in Argentina's history which took place on July 9, 1816. We will see the elegant building where the proclamation took place. Now known as the Historic House of Independence, today it houses a museum dedicated to this important episode in the country's past.

After the guided tour of the city center, we will browse the wonderful stalls of the North Market, looking for the delicious ingredients required for the preparation of the famous Tucuman empanadas: flour, dough, eggs, and a variety of meat and vegetables for the different fillings.

Once we have bought everything we need, we will head to our cooking workshop where we will learn how to make the tasty local empanadas. We will taste a total of two empanadas, accompanied, as tradition demands, by a slice of lemon and a glass of red wine. This is the icing of the cake to our fantastic tour!

Covid-19 Measures

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.


Adults Children between 4 and 6 years old Children under 4 years old
Tour in English
US$ 25.40
US$ 12.70

Tour in English

  • Adults

    US$ 25.40
  • Children between 4 and 6 years old

    US$ 12.70
  • Children under 4 years old


* The price increases on the 31 December

* A reservation for one person will include a supplement.

More Information


2 hours 30 minutes.

Language English

The tour includes an English speaking guide, but the tour can sometimes be carried out in two languages.


English speaking guide specialized in the history of San Miguel of Tucuman.

Empanada workshop.

Required ingredients to make the recipes.

2 Empanadas per person.

Glass of wine or mineral water.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

You can book up until the previous day (4:00 PM local time) if there are still places available.


Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

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.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.


No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).

US$ 25.40
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 3 days before

Meeting point

Independence Square


Free! Free cancellation up to 3 days before the day of the activity. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.