National Road N° 40Secrets and beauties of National Road N° 40
A country with so much to show needs a road to cover its best places. Spread along the Andes Mountain Range, there is a national road that crosses the country through the most changing and marvelous geography, from one extreme to the other.
National Road N° 40 is the longest and most spectacular road in Argentina. As unique as all the places it covers. Through its 5.200 kms., from its 0 Km. at Cabo Vírgenes, in the province of Santa Cruz, to La Quiaca, in the province of Jujuy, it joins 3 regions: Patagonia, Cuyo and North, and crosses 11 provinces.
It reaches up to five thousand meters above sea level. It crosses 236 bridges and 18 important rivers; it surrounds 13 huge lakes and salt pans; it permits the access to 20 Provincial Reservations and National Parks; it connects 27 Mountain Paths, it crosses 60 towns and cities and 5 Patrimonies of Mankind: Los Glaciares National Park, Cueva de las Manos (Cave of the Hands), Ischigualasto Natural Provincial Park, Talampaya National Park and the Quebrada de Humahuaca (Humahuaca Gorges). National Road N° 40 is, beyond any doubt, the best way to discover Argentina.
It allows living incredible experiences, with the possibility of knowing many tourist attractions like fishing, snow, adventure tourism, cultural tourism, rural tourism, religious tourism, gastronomy, wine route and touristic trains.
Web Site: National Road Department: http://www.vialidad.gov.ar/
In this region, the National Road N° 40 crosses vineyards and wineries, going through the provinces of La Rioja, Mend...