Museo Molino de San Francisco
Cuesta Vieja is an operator in town, running trips, which cost around AR$150 to AR$250 per person depending on numbers. There’s usually...
La Riojana cooperative is the area’s main wine producer, and a sizable concern. A good free tour (call or drop in to arrange a time;...
Salir del Cráter
Operator Salir del Cráter runs trips which cost around AR$150 to AR$250 per person depending on numbers. There’s usually a minimum of...
Atmospheric and darkish, this bohemian spot is comfortably Chilecito’s best cafe, serving fine coffee and decent mixed drinks. Watch the...
El Rancho de Ferrito
A block west and seven north of the plaza, this inviting local restaurant is worth every step. You’ve seen the menu before – except for...
Lonely Planet review
Chilecito founder Don Domingo de Castro y Bazán owned this colonial flour mill, which houses an eclectic assemblage of archaeological tools, antique arms, early colonial documents, minerals, traditional wood and leather crafts, banknotes, woodcuts, early cellphones and paintings. It’s four blocks west of the plaza.