San Bernardo Hill Tours

San Bernardo Hill is a mountain that overlooks Salta, Argentina located east of the city center. From the top of the mountain, you can enjoy beautiful panoramic views of the city, including La Merced, San Francisco and San Alfonso Churches and the Cathedral of Salta. You'll also be able to see Plaza 9 de Julio and the Cabildo (Town Hall) as well as the roads to Cafayate and Campo Quijano. San Bernardo Hill is also a religious place that attracts pilgrims on the first Sunday of every May. There are 14 stations of the Way of the Cross on the hill. 

The summit can be reached by cable car, driving, or on foot. The footpath up the hill involves climbing 1,070 steps, which takes about 30 minutes. There is a restaurant at the top of the hill serving food and beverages and a shop selling handicrafts.

Practical Info

The cable car to San Bernardo Hill starts in Parque San Martín. The footpath begins nearby at the  Güemes monument. Opening hours are daily from 10am to 7:45pm. 
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Address: San Martín 4400, Salta 4400, Argentina
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Hours: 10am-7:45pm
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Half Day Salta City Tour

Enjoy a Half Day City Tour visiting the best areas of Salta City. The incredible architecture, the central square, the churches, the MAAM Museum, Cerro San Bernardo with excellent views and San Lorenzo Village.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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Salta City Sightseeing Tour

Uncover the rich history and heritage of Salta, the cultural hub of Argentina’s northwest, on this 3-hour city sightseeing tour. Admire the city’s glorious colonial architecture; visit striking landmarks like the Cathedral of Salta and San Francisco Church; and take in the views from San Bernardo Hill. Immerse yourself in the city’s history as you stand before the Battle of Salta monument and General Güemes statue, then shop for unique souvenirs at Salta’s lively artisan markets.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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Salta City Half Day Tour

See why Salta is nicknamed ‘Salta la Linda (the Beautiful)’ on a half-day sightseeing tour. Explore the best of this city tucked into the foothills of the Andes as you travel comfortably by coach to highlights like the Cabildo, Salta Cathedral, Casa de Uriburu, and San Bernardo Convent. It's a great way for visitors with limited time to cover lots ground in just a half day, while learning the history behind this Argentine provincial capital.
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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