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Colalao del Valle, a natural paradise

Colalao del Valle, located in the Calchaquíes Valleys, is a destination with 350 days of sunshine and a unique connection with culture and nature.


Colalao del Valle is a commune in the Tafí del Valle Department in Tucumán. It is located about 180 kilometers from San Miguel de Tucumán and borders with Salta. The tourist spot there is undoubtedly Tafí, but Colalao del Valle has its magic. It is probably because it is disconnected from all the “noise” that other localities have. 180 kilometers seem a short distance, but it is a route where we must climb up to 1600 meters above sea level.

The climate, due to its location, guarantees sun every day of the year. The nature of the place, its properties and characteristics, will allow us to have a good climate always. Disconnection with noise or more urban movements from other locations gives you an advantage. The activities we can do anywhere else here have a plus. Treks, bike rides and horseback riding truly establish a natural bond with these lands. This is only possible by the preservation of its architecture and the care of the environment.


Colalao del Valle is one of the destinations listed on the prestigious Tucumán Wine Route-Yeah.Being part of the Calchaquíes Valleys, the characteristics are ideal . Cold winter, hot summer, dry weather, combined with an alkaline but non-saline soil.

The main cultural attraction is La Fiesta del Antigal, a tribute to the ancestors of the region. Those who participate will find exhibitions of artisans, ranches that offer food and drinks from the region. You will be able to see the parade of gauchos, bumpers and other activities related to Creoleskills. There is also the Fiesta del Ponchi, a drink with milk, with brandy and sugar with cinnamon, plus beaten egg. The whole celebration revolves around drinking, an experience of customs, dancing and drinks.

Accommodation is very basic; it is necessary to clarify that the community registered approximately 600 inhabitants in 2010. Colalao del Valle developed a small community tourism . The inhabitants rent and make their houses or rooms available for visitors. An experience that will allow you to have a different and more enriching cultural connection.

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Publication Date: 31/05/2020

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