Salta is the mountain-loving remote workers' paradise, where visitors can have a unique coworking and coliving experience in the middle of colorful mountains, lush green jungle and vast deserts with stunning views that are sure to inspire.
By the foothills of the Andes Mountains lies this most Spanish-looking city in all of Argentina with a mild climate: in summer the average temperature is about 21 degrees and it winter it is still around 10 degrees.
After work, digital nomads can go hiking in the jungle or the mountains or enjoy a wine tour to the Torrentés-growing heights of Salta. Of course, the delicious white wine can also be enjoyed in the city’s many bars and restaurants.
Here are some fun facts about Salta:
- About 620,000 people live here.
- Salta was founded in April 1582 and called Lerma at first after its Spanish founder.
- The so-called “Train to the clouds” departs from Salta and is, as the name suggests, one of the highest trains in the world.
- Where the name Salta comes from is not quite clear but some people say it's derived from an indigenous language and means "beautiful". Even though the name has nothing to do with salt, visitors should not miss the eerily beautiful white and turquoise salt flats Salinas Grandes.
- Salta is also known as “the cradle of folklore” and those looking to dive deeper into Argentina’s oral tradition should attend one of the peñas folklore shows.
- The city has a unique blend of Spanish and indigenous cultures. Visitors might find that Salta is more traditional in many ways than other parts of Argentina.
- Salta is famous for its empanadas.
- From Salta, visitors can easily travel to the UNESCO-listed Humahuaca Gorge and the Hill of Seven Colors.
In Salta, long-term and short-term visitors can work among some of Argentina’s most spectacular scenery and explore the countryside on long treks in a mild climate. It is not surprising that many nature-loving remote workers choose Salta for a coworking and coliving stint.