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Salto

Country
Uruguay
State
Salto
City
Salto
Type of Location
Multiple
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Places to Visit
How to Reach

By Air

There is also a local airport and there are plans to improve it.There are occasional charter flights that land there bringing tourists to the local thermal baths.Local business people are also keen to expand the airport to allow freight (particularly fruit) to be shipped directly from the region.

By Bus

There are regular buses from the Tres Cruces terminal in Montevideo,direct service arrives in 6 hours and costs about 500 pesos ($25, 2011 prices) per person.

By Ferries

The crossing of the Rio Uruguay from Concordia, Argentina takes just a few minutes,the fare is 90 pesos Uruguayos or 20 pesos Argentinos (2011 prices)with discounts for children under age 8. There are several departures each way every day.Note, you must clear customs and passport control on both sides of the river, as it represents the international border.

Key places to visit
Dam of Salto Grande, Parque del Lago, Termas Arapey, Acuamania, Thermas del Dayman


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Places to Visit

Dam of Salto Grande

Salto Grande is a work of multiple use of the river Uruguay,being constituted in the first work of this type that with binational character has been tackled in Latin America.It is located in the low Uruguay, few kilometers up-stream from Salto city in the zone named Ayui.The work began on the 1st of April, 1974, first turbine so called Maria Victoria put herself in functioning on 21/6/79 and the last Any Elena 27/5/83 whereas the international bridge was inaugurated on August 25, 1982.

Parque del Lago

Park of the Lake is to 13 km from Salto city.His entire area is 560 You have.where there exists a preservation of flora and fauna.It relies on with a zone enabled to the public of 14 Has.In this area there exists a wide zone of tourist national and international use.The Municipal Commissariat of Salto is provided with a Park of the Lake that along with the hotel thermal complex Horacio Quiroga are the zones of major tourist attraction of this area.The natural beauty local, lake and coast parquizada, they do of this one a point of concourse of Uruguayan and Argentine tourists in addition to Salto population during twelve months of the year.

Termas Arapey

It possesses an important thermal source to 80 km. to the north of the city, it is running from the year 1945; 400.000 liters per hour in his extras of 725 and 1.300 m. of depth.Discovered by the Geologic Institute of the Uruguay, in occasion of a perforation realized in search of petróleo.It is a center of tourist concentration during twelve months of the year.It offers as attraction the tourist: modern and comfortable Bungalows and Motels, equipped with: refrigerator, stoves to firewood, churrasqueras, bathed no vacancies with thermal shower, air conditioning, Tv color with Cable, garage and china for tea or coffee.

Thermas del Dayman

Next to Paso de las Piedras of Dayman, to 10 km. of the center of Salto city.They arose as result of a try in search of oil in the year 1957, on the coast of the river Dayman.This thermal source arises from more than 2000 m deep, because of 160.000 liters per hour with a temperature of 46 grades. At present it is provided with 7 swimming pools for major and 3 for children, to different temperatures, inclusive one of thermal cold water, wardrobes for checkers and gentlemen, individual showers, zone of camping for the day, with churrasqueras, banks and stipends, infantile games.

Acuamania

Is the first aquatic park of the Uruguay, with thermal waters of South America.It has been constructed in a municipal property of 15.000 mts2.All the games and entertainments that today it offers there have been hired to the same Canadian companies providers of the parks of Disney and Wet’n Wild.

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