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Getting There

The bus station is on General Juan José Valle 50, in the town center. Frequent buses travel from Córdoba. TranSierras (tel. 351/424-3810) operates from the Córdoba bus station. The trip costs about $6 (£4.05) and takes around 2 hours. El Práctico (tel. 011/4312-9551) and General Urquiza (tel. 011/4313-2771) are two companies that come from Buenos Aires, a 12-hour trip.

If you are driving, you have the option of going first to Villa Carlos Paz and then on to La Falda via the N38. Other towns you'll pass are Huerta Grande and then Villa Giardino. This is a pleasant trip through the valley, but beware of flash floods in the summer.

Visitor Information

The tourist office is inside the old train station at Av. Caraffa 300 (tel. 354/845-2966). Open daily from 8am to 10pm, it provides city and regional maps as well as hotel, restaurant, and tourist information. A respected agency specializing in outdoor pursuits in the area is Sendas Travel, Calle Dumas 110, La Cumbre (tel. 354/853-2177; www.sendastravel.com). Cuchi Corral (tel. 354/815-570951; www.cuchicorral.com) specializes in paragliding from the mountain cliff of the same name.

Getting Around

You can easily walk around the small town center but you may soon get bored. Most of La Cumbre's attractions are outside the town, usually up a dirt track, so it is advisable to rent a car or sign up with a tour operator. There is no public transport going east or west.

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.