Cafayate, in Salta, is a city of around 12,000 inhabitants.
Cafayate is situated about 740 miles (1191 kilometers) northwest of Buenos Aires, the national capital, and 500 miles (805 kilometers) north of Mendoza.
Plaza de Cafayate is one of the most iconic civic spaces in in the Cafayate area. Take a few photographs for the folks at home and spend a hour people watching before heading off to explore the surrounding architecture.
One of the nicest ways to experience the countryside around Cafayate is to take a friend to Bodega Lavaque, one of the area’s most acclaimed vineyards. Lovers of fine wine can enjoy the sights and smells of of the vineyards and wine presses, before sampling the wines, but, don’t forget to ask if there’s “something special” you can try - every winemaker has something really interesting tucked away!
The Cafayate Church is the perfect attraction for those who think they’ve seen everything in Cafayate.