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San Miguel of Tucumán, capital of the province, was founded in 1565 and possesses more than four centuries of history, very important data at the moment of to evaluate it as tourist destiny. At present, become cosmopolitan and mundane, guard still shines of another epoch; cultural, religious, and historic symbols that contrast with the characteristics of the own modernity of its evolution, giving rise to a captivating and complete tourist itinerary. This city is the unique one in the region of the Argentine northwest with a significant descent of Jewish, Arabian, and Italian colonists, for which has become an important center of commercial activity with a rhythm of life less slowly in comparison to the other cities located in this region; one must have present that has been the first industrial nucleus in this part of the country and a Commercial also by being step historically between the city of Buenos Aires and the present countries as Peru and Bolivia, where the economic, social, and cultural activity in the epoch of the Spanish colonies was centered. It possesses an active commercial and industrial movement, as well as also an intense nocturnal life that is declared in record stores, restaurants, sweetshops and casino. Being emphasized, besides, its beautiful walks, plazas and parks. The economy tucumana is based, mainly, in the cultivation and prosecution of the cane of sugar of which is the first producer of the country. The ingenuities are true industrial centers that occupy numerous workers and they transform into sugar, syrup and alcohol, millions of tons of cane. Also sorghum is produced, soy, wheat, tobacco, citrus and other. It it condensed geography tucumana offers al tourist a notable variety of landscapes. Al this they extend the plains and al western the mountains are found, of the ones that the summits are emphasized Calchaquíes and the Snow-covered of the Aconquija. In the oriental slopes of the saws develops a forest of notable beauty formed by multitude of yellow sticks, cedars tucumanos, lapachos, laurels, walnuts and smaller species. Al this the landscape is plain, qualified by some copses. The central part that travels through the river I Left, is ideal by the fertile floor and the appropriate climate for the development of the agriculture. The multiple tourist possibilities that offers Tucumán, they will offer without doubts, unforgettable days of comfort al traveler that decide to visit it.

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Zona mountainous of the northeast of the province: the Saw of Medina. It is one of the chosen places by the youth tucumana for the practice of aquatic sports and to pass the late of summer al air free. It can camp in places permitted, and around the dike and of their mirror of water, among the saws, restaurants they are located, sweetshops, sports clubs and dwellings. The area possesses an interesting infrastructure for the tourism, where can enjoy themselves spas, yacht clubs and also of the fishing, because the pejerreyes abound. It is recommended to visit the Archaeological Museum Dr. Ernesto Padilla and on the margins of the river Parrot the waterworks of water

San Javier

In remote stories as the of the Greek mythology with Daedalus and Icarus, passing for the vision of Leonardo Gives Vinci, to the feat of the brothers Wright, the men had the ancient illusion of flying.
To 25 Km. of the capital , since the high thing of the Hill San Javier is carried out this type of experience that leaves fascinated and amazed to whom is encouraged to carry out. To carry out two-seater flights in aladelta we will have to contact us with the Agency of Tourism Tucumán Ventures, that takes charge of coordinate with the prestadores of the specialty the days of flights, so that enjoyments al maximum of the day, without have that to expect too much among flight and flight.

Since the Plaza Independence we will leave with western course by the extension of the Av. Aconquija, until intercepting the R. P Nº 34 to double toward the right one bound for the summer village. The defiant ramp of takeoff will be expecting us in the top of the hill al side of the Sun Club Inn. While the instructor begins to arm the wing we will contemplate the beautiful view pan that promises to be promoted in the flight.
Since the hill he has an excellent view of sembradíos of cane of sugar and plantations of citrus, besides the leafy own forest vegetation of San Javier.
All ready. Begins the countdown and already there is not time for repentances. The palpitations accelerate. With Paco we put us in position. We breathe depth and to run as never…
Almost without giving us account we are flying. Feeling the breeze of the air that caresses our face is an indescribable sensation. All is appeased, the movements are light so that we gain confidence. Paco I Neuter, all a professional, explains us as is done for veered toward the right, or the left. We feel the thermal in the body and we begin to understand the sensation of the full liberty we will be flying at more than
1300 m. s. n. m. Down we discover a Tucumán different. Far from the earthly thing all is harmonious. We see the green intense one of San Javier, of Good Grass, to the capital one tucumana almost silent and in the distance we discover the roads of Tafí Viejo and theCerrosCalchaquíes

Pros and Cons
  • Pros: Tucuman is a beautiful place, surrounded by precordillera of the Andes, since the high thing the luxuriance in its hills can be seen, and em miniature the beautiful city,
  • In a nutshell: That was cradle of the Independence Argentina
  • Last visit to San Miguel de Tucumán: Jun 2005
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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