La Rioja Vacations
Around 160,000 people call La Rioja in La Rioja home.
La Rioja is situated about 610 miles (982 kilometers) northwest of the national capital Buenos Aires and approximately 270 miles (435 kilometers) northeast of Mendoza.
A place of worship, one of the most popular of the many historic sites in this city, is the Cathedral San Nicholas de Bari. Visit this heritage building to explore its past and then take your time to admire the architecture.
Nature lovers will be pleased to discover that the local city also has several larger nature reserves where you can go to see unique scenery and local trees, plants and birds. Stretch your legs at Talampaya National Park and appreciate being out in nature and away from the paved streets.
Plaza 25 de Mayo is one of the most iconic public places in in the La Rioja area. Relax with a coffee, watch locals, and you’ll soon see why this square occupies such a special place in the hearts of La Rioja residents.