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Christmas in Cafayate

Christmas in Cafayate

It is the time for Christmas! It has been a question for me that where we could be on the Christmas day and New years day in this year. We decided to stay in a small town in Argentina. It’s a popular holiday town about 4 hours south from Salta. It is surrounded by Calchaquies valley and lots of Bodega(wineries).  The winery is the most important industry in this town as well as tourism. The special type of wine in this area is Torrentes which is a white wine. The weather in Cafayate is very dry and hot. Because of this weather condition they don’t have many problems of pests for grapes cultivation. They even produce organic wines. It is very nice and easy to do winery tours and testings. There are a few different wineries in walking distances from the main Plaza.

They have long the Siesta during the day. Between 1 pm to 7 pm, most of the supermarkets and local restaurants are having a break. Some tourist restaurants and shops are still open.



  • Visit wineries in town- lots of Bodegas in town and a little bit outside of town(Bodega domingo mollina, Bodega Nanni and so on).
  • Hiking and swimming in Rio Colorado.
  • La Garganta del diablo tour
  • Cabras de Cafayate- Goat Cheese factory
  • Museo de la vio y el vino
  • Stayed in Casa Arbol *****nice relaxing place with garden around. Lots of tourists information
Vegetarian Christmas party in Casa Arbol
Vegetarian Christmas party in Casa Arbol
Good people we met in Cafayate. Had lots of fun and learning from each others
Good people, we met in Cafayate. Had lots of fun and learning from each other

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