Location, Maps and Directions to La Falda

From Buenos Aires

Distance from Capital Federal: 785 km
Estimated trip time: 9 hours

Leave Buenos Aires towards Rosario, Santa Fe on National Road #9. When you get to Rosario, take the Ring Road or Belt Way 25 de Mayo to avoid the city until you join National Road #9 again; continue towards Cordoba.
Once you arrive in Cordoba, take the Belt Way Av. Circunvalación until you reach Avenida Fuerza Aérea Argentina. This road will take you to National Road #20. Drive 23 km. north and take the exit to San Roque dam (Dique San Roque) Road E73.
When you reach the dam, turn left, crossing the bridge onto road E55. Drive along the lake to the junction with National Road #38. Turn right on National Road #38 heading north towards the Punilla Valley, until you reach La Falda.

From San Luis

Distance: 450 km
Estimated trip time: 5:30 hours

Leave San Luis city on National Road #7 and merge onto Provincial Highway #20. Follow #20 until the intersection of National Road #148, merge and continue north. When you arrive to Villa Dolores city, take National Road #20 towards Altas Cumbres. This stretch of the road allows travelers to appreciate the wonderful views of the Sierras Cordobesas. The road is very winding and has many turns but is very safe. Once you have crossed the mountains and the town of Villa Carlos Paz, continue towards the junction at Tanti and turn right onto the National Road #38. Head north through the Punilla Valley to reach La Falda.

From San Miguel de Tucumán

Distance: 550 km
Estimated trip time: 7 hours

From San Miguel de Tucumán, take National Road #157 until you reach the intersection of National Road #60 (about 297KM). Take National Road #60 towards the city of Dean Funes. Before entering Dean Funes, take Provincial Road #16 towards Cruz del Eje on your right. In Cruz del Eje take National Road #38 to your left. Head south through the Punilla Valley to reach La Falda.

From Santa Fe

Distance: 420 km
Estimated trip time: 5 hours

Take Brigadier E. López highway for 10Km, and turn onto National Route #19 West. Pass the towns of San Francisco, Arroyito, and Rio Primero towards the city of Córdoba. Once you arrive in Cordoba, take the Belt Way Av. Circunvalación until you reach Avenida Fuerza Aérea Argentina. This road will take you to National Road #20. Drive 23 km. north and take the exit to San Roque dam (Dique San Roque) Road E73.
When you reach the dam, turn left, crossing the bridge onto road E55. Drive along the lake to the junction with National Road #38. Turn right on National Road #38 heading north towards the Punilla Valley, until you reach La Falda.

From Rosario

Distance: 473 km
Estimated trip time: 6 hours

Exit Ring Road 25 de Mayo (Av. de Circunvalación) onto National Road #9 towards Córdoba. Once you arrive in Cordoba, take the Belt Way Av. Circunvalación until you reach Avenida Fuerza Aérea Argentina. This road will take you to National Road #20. Drive 23 km. north and take the exit to San Roque dam (Dique San Roque) Road E73.
When you reach the dam, turn left, crossing the bridge onto road E55. Drive along the lake to the junction with National Road #38. Turn right on National Road #38 heading north towards the Punilla Valley, until you reach La Falda.

From La Rioja

Distance: 364 km
Estimated trip time: 5 hours

Take National Road#38 south towards La Falda.

From Santa Rosa de la Pampa

Distance: 622 km
Estimated trip time: 8 hours

Take National Road #24 to Holberg. Once there, take National Road #8 and turn onto National Road #36 towards Berratoran. In the city of Berratoran, take Provincial Highway #5 to Alta Gracia, then Provincial Highway C-45 until you reach National Highway #20. Drive north and take the exit to San Roque dam (Dique San Roque) Road E73.
When you reach the dam, turn left, crossing the bridge onto road E55. Drive along the lake to the junction with National Road #38. Turn right on National Road #38 heading north towards the Punilla Valley, until you reach La Falda.

Cities and Towns in the Punilla Valley

To see all the cities and towns in the Punilla Valley, click on the following map.

Map of Punilla Valley

Bus Companies

Cordoba city, the capital of the province, is the meeting point of many long distance and medium distance bus companies. Some of those long distance buses stop in La Falda.

Bus companies that connect La Falda and Cordoba:

  1. LUMASA
  2. SARMIENTO
  3. CIUDAD DE CÓRDOBA
  4. TRANSIERRAS
  5. LA CALERA

Long distance bus companies that stop in La Falda:

  1. CHEVALLIER
  2. CIUDAD DE CÓRDOBA
  3. COS-COR
  4. COSTERA CRIOLLA
  5. EL PRÁCTICO
  6. GENERAL URQUIZA
  7. MERCOBUS
  8. PLUS ULTRA
  9. SOCASA