Parque Aguirre

Salta & the Andean Northwest

This enormous eucalypt- and casuarina-filled riverside area has free campgrounds, a swimming pool and a costanera (riverside road). It’s a fine place for a wander, with plenty to keep the kids entertained, and has a few confiterías (cafes offering light meals) and bars. Avoid the disgraceful, neglected zoo, scheduled for closure but dragging on.

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