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Tilcara Recommended Recommended : Michelin's recommendations


If the village of Tilcara is rather ordinary, its location in the heart of the Quebrada de Humahuaca makes it a select spot from which to explore the region. It is also home to Pucará, a major archaeological site. Aficionados might want to head to the Museo Archeológico first.

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  • Pucará de Tilcara Recommended Recommended

    1,5 km du village RA - Y4624 Tilcara

    The Pucará, a fortified village that occupied this dominating position from the 11C to the 15C, is proof of the importance of the Quebrada de Humahuaca road. Past the botanical garden, where local high-altitude species grow, you will come across the ..

  • Walk towards Punta Corral Recommended Recommended

    RA - Y4624 Tilcara

    The walk towards Punta Corral is best left to sporty types who are not prone to altitude sickness. The track climbs through superb landscapes, and even goes past the archaeological site of Alfarcito (crops growing on terraces). During the Holy Wednes..

  • Juella Recommended Recommended

    RA - Tilcara

    What makes the Pucará de Juella site so charming is the way that nature has been left to insinuate itself among the ruins. This is another pre-Colombian site worth visiting in the history-rich region of Quebrada de Humahuaca.

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Hotels Tilcara

  • Hostal Antigua Tilcara

    Calle de la Sorpresa Nº 484 RA - 4616 Tilcara

    Just 3 blocks from Tilcara’s main square, this hotel features heated country-style accommodation overlooking the Hills of Tilcara. It offers free WiFi access in public areas and a daily buffet breakfast. Antigua Tilcara received the Traveller Choice ..

  • Quinta La Paceña

    Padilla 660 RA - 4624 Tilcara

    Set in a charming house with colonial architecture and Andean decor, Quinta La Paceña offers rooms with free Wi-Fi and cable TV in Tilcara. A bar and a garden are featured. The Main square is 300 metres away. Decorated with exposed-stone walls and s..

  • Hotel Punta Corral

    Belgrano 72 RA - 4624 Tilcara

    A sun terrace with spectacular views of the hills can be enjoyed in Tilcara. Guests can relax in the common living room fitted with a fireplace and regional decor. A daily buffet breakfast is included. Rooms at Hotel Punta Corral are equipped with h..

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