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San Bernardo Hill (Cerro San Bernardo) Tours

San Bernardo Hill (Cerro San Bernardo)
San Bernardo Hill (Cerro San Bernardo) 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. 
Address: San Martín 4400, Salta 4400, Argentina
Hours: 10am-7:45pm
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5 Tours and Activities to Experience San Bernardo Hill (Cerro San Bernardo)

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Salta City Sightseeing Tour

Salta City Sightseeing Tour

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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.
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  • 3 hours
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Salta City Half Day Tour

Salta City Half Day Tour

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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.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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4-Days Tour of Salta Cafayate and Humahuaca

4-Days Tour of Salta Cafayate and Humahuaca

Experience local life away from the tourist trail on this 4-day tour, including 3 nights accommodation in Salta and excursions to Cafayate and Humahuaca. Discover Salta’s rich colonial heritage, visit the wine-making town of Cafayate and drive the ancient Inca route through the UNESCO-listed Humahuaca valley, stopping at traditional artisan villages along the way. It is situated in a fertile valley that even today still bears the name of its founder "Valle Lerma". San Bernardo Convent, San Francisco Church and the Cabildo with its stunning arches, stand out most amongst Salta’s architectural colonial heritage.
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  • 4 days
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4-Day Trip to Salta by Air from Buenos Aires

4-Day Trip to Salta by Air from Buenos Aires

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Discover the unique charm of Salta during this 3-night excursion from Buenos Aires. Explore the city's colonial architecture and scenic surrounding countryside. Take a comprehensive tour of the city to learn about its history and culture. Set out for Humahuaca and Cafayate, nearby destinations known for their stunning landscapes, including the Seven Colors Hill. Round-trip airfare, nightly accommodation, and daily breakfasts are included.
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  • 4 days
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Private 4 Days Relax and Yoga Experience in Salta

Private 4 Days Relax and Yoga Experience in Salta

During this trip we do not want you to forget about your problems, but to return home with tools to face everyday situations that disperse us and to be able to go through them in a more harmonious way.
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  • 4 days
  • Free Cancellation
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What are San Bernardo Hill (Cerro San Bernardo) hours of operation?
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San Bernardo Hill (Cerro San Bernardo) hours of operation: 10am-7:45pm. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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