Tucuman

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Tucuman featuring tranquil scenes and landscape views

A bustling and cultured city nestled in the green foothills of the Aconquija Mountains where you will find magnificent architecture and fascinating archaeological ruins.

Stay in San Miguel de Tucumán, also known as simply Tucumán, to explore this scenic subtropical region of Argentina. Try some delicious local specialties, visit the museums and cathedrals and venture into the spectacular natural surroundings.

Stroll through the historic center to see the beautiful cathedrals of Basilica de Merced and Iglesia San Francisco. Admire the impressive Tucamán Government House that is reminiscent of Buenos Aires grandest stone buildings.

Rest with the locals on a bench in the shady Plaza Independencia and enjoy the classical statues and tinkling fountain. Taste an empanada at one of the nearby restaurants famous for producing the Tucumán version of these pastries filled with meat, cheese and vegetables.

Learn about the incredible history of the city at Casa Historica de Tucumán. This important building is where Argentina’s Declaration of Independence from Spain was signed in 1816. Ask for an English-speaking guide when you purchase your tickets as the exhibit signs are in Spanish.

Visit the famous Ruins of Quilmes a 3.5-hour drive northwest of the regional capital. These ruins are from what is said to have been one of the largest pre-Hispanic settlements in Argentina. Walk among the geometrical building formations that date from approximately A.D 850 and learn about the long Diaguita resistance to the Spanish army that took place here.

Explore the winding paths of the lush Parque Sierra de San Javier. Hike the forested trails through this pretty nature reserve or enjoy the view over the city at the foot of the giant statue of Christ that stands on the mountainside.

Ride a horse through mysterious cloud forests then up into the foothills of the Aconquija Mountains on an adventure that begins in the lush valley of Raco. Find a tour including the transfer to the valley, located 32 miles (52 kilometers) from the regional capital.

Fly to the domestic airport in San Miguel de Tucamán from Buenos Aires or take an overnight bus on a journey of approximately 800 miles (1,300 kilometers).

Let the wonders of this appealing city entertain you while you journey into some of the region’s breathtaking natural areas.

Where to stay in Tucuman

Hotel Francia
Hotel Francia
3 out of 5
Crisostomo Alvarez 487, Tucuman, Tucumán, 4000
The price is $30 per night from May 29 to May 30
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly hotel in Tucuman. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast, and room service. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff in ...
4/5 Very Good! (175 reviews)
"Nice hotel - oldie but goodie. It would be nice if they had something besides artery clogging carbohydrates at the breakfast. How about protein and fat? Bacon and eggs?"

Reviewed on Nov 17, 2018

Hotel Francia
Hotel Bicentenario Suites & Spa
Hotel Bicentenario Suites & Spa
3.5 out of 5
Juan Gregorio de Las Heras 21, Tucuman, Tucumán, 4000
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $67 per night from May 18 to May 19
Stay at this 3.5-star spa hotel in Tucuman. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the WiFi and the helpful staff in our reviews. ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (245 reviews)
"Rooms need updating"

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2019

Hotel Bicentenario Suites & Spa
Sheraton Tucuman Hotel
Sheraton Tucuman Hotel
4 out of 5
Av. Soldati y Calle Haití, Tucuman, Tucumán, 4000
The price is $97 per night from May 31 to Jun 1
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in Tucuman. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and an outdoor pool. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (115 reviews)
"First class all the way!! Yes first class! The best in Tucuman - Argentina!"

Reviewed on Nov 17, 2019

Sheraton Tucuman Hotel
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Industrial style downtown apartment
Industrial style downtown apartment
Tucuman, Tucuman Province
The price is $31 per night from May 19 to May 20
Stay at this vacation home in Tucuman. Enjoy WiFi, a TV, and cable/satellite TV. Popular attractions Plaza Urquiza and Juan Bautista Alberdi Theater are located ...
Industrial style downtown apartment
Departamentos Temporarios Tucuman
Departamentos Temporarios Tucuman
2.5 out of 5
Piedras 108, Tucuman, Tucuman, 4000
Stay at this apartment in Tucuman. Enjoy free WiFi, onsite parking, and a balcony or patio. Popular attractions Shopping del Jardin and Independencia Historical ...
Departamentos Temporarios Tucuman
The Point Casa - Edificio Boutique
The Point Casa - Edificio Boutique
3.5 out of 5
120 Virgen de la Merced, Tucuman, Tucumán, T4000
Stay at this 3.5-star business-friendly apartment in Tucuman. Enjoy free WiFi, a rooftop terrace, and a fitness center. Popular attractions Alberto Rouges Cultural ...
3/5 (1 review)
"This hotel is a joke. Literally. You will laugh at its multiple failures. The whole thing is this sleek modern designer fantasy, where every aspect from the talking elevator ("gracias por su visita!" real Hitchhiker's Guide robot cheeriness) to the stove has been designed as if there were no standards ..."

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2019

The Point Casa - Edificio Boutique
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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