Main attractions of Uspallata
From Uspallata different sites of tourist interest can be accessed:
Two kilometers from the town are the Bóvedas de Uspallata (Uspallata Vaults). They are part of an ancient construction of the XVIII century that was built by the Jesuits to process minerals that were extracted from nearby mines.
Hill of the 7 colors
A few kilometers from Uspallata you can visit the Cerro de los 7 colores. In short, an ideal place for hiking and watching the colorful landscapes. The base of the hill can be reached on foot or by car.
On the road between Uspallata and Los Penitentes you can visit the Picheuta Bridge over the stream of the same name. The original bridge was built by the Army of the Andes on its march to Chile. It is a good place to walk and admire the mountain scenery.
The Paramillos mine is located at an altitude of 2,600 meters above sea level and has its origin in the seventeenth century with the Spanish conquistadors who began with the exploitation of different minerals. Nowadays the ruins of the facilities and the mine are the chosen place for different activities such as mining trekking, rappel, Tyrolean traverse and other adventure tourism activities.