It is a beautiful and gentle town of the low coast of the mountain, with shady and small streets fifth watered by canals. Their square conforms a delicious tree-lined oasis. with enormous drunk sticks, casuarinas, timbós, aguaribayes stars federal and great variety of other autochthonous and exotic species.
The organization of the town is lineal with two parallel streets that they are born in the route and they conclude in the bus terminal that they contain basic equipment for the traveler: hostel restaurant and trade. A spa offers pleasant and fresh bathrooms
From there they can be carried out walks and cavalcades for the mountains
In Olta inhabited an aboriginal community that extinguished at the end of the XVI century because their agent. thwarting the ordinances of populations eradicated the natives. But it takes the abandoned lands they were occupied by the cacique Chantán and their people who received holding of property in 1607 and they lasted like one do the last towns of Indians of the plains, until ends of the XVIII century.
The peace that today much reigns in Olta dista of having been a constant in their history
By the middle of last century it was center of the commanders' power and headquarters of the army camp of the general Ángel's Vicente Peñaloza who from here it organized great part of their actions against the centralist forces of Buenos Aires.
In Olta you hill in a bloody way an important chapter of the Argentinean history with the head of the «Chacho» nailed in a pike and exposed in the main square.
It was murdered January 5 1864 in the neighboring town of Hill Blanca , 3 Km . to the south, there it is conserved, solitary and respectfully taken care by the neighbors, the ranch "of a certain Gold", where it housed. It has been organized a pedestrian road that takes to the place, jalonado for twenty-eight steps in those that felt verses of a long versed gauchesco are read that narrates the event detailedly.