Getting There -- Cafayate lies 194km (120 miles) southwest of Salta, on RN 68. Empresa El Indio (tel. 387/432-0846) offers three buses daily from Salta; the trip takes 3 1/2 hours and costs about $10 (£6.80).

Visitor Information -- The tourist office (tel. 3868/421470) is located on the main plaza and provides maps, bus schedules, and lodging recommendations. Open hours are Monday through Saturday from 10am to 6pm.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.