It is known as the “land of sun and good wine”.
For starters, you can visit the wineries and taste the region’s best wines of different varietals. We also recommend visiting the city of Mendoza with its colonial architecture and its Plaza Independencia.
As for nightlife, you can visit Arístides Villanueva street, which is the famous street of bars. On the other hand, if you are a nature lover, you can visit the Aconcagua Park, where the mountain with the same name is located and it is the highest mountain in South America with its 6961 meters above sea level.
If you like adventure tourism you can enjoy from rafting and trekking to climbing and paragliding. You can also visit other departments of the province like San Rafael and Malargüe in the south; or the Uco Valley that includes the departments of San Carlos, Tunuyán and Tupungato. The latter has an incredible landscape, you can see the beautiful Cordón del Plata and the whole area of important wineries that offer lodging and delicious gastronomy.
On a cultural level, this tourist destination also has a lot to offer, such as theatre, shows of all kinds, museums, art galleries, milongas for tango dancing, cinemas, pedestrian streets, artisans’ fairs.
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In terms of mobility, the best option for getting around Mendoza is to rent a car, as this will allow you to explore the province at your own pace and get to more remote places. You can also opt for a guided tour, which will take you to the highlights of the region. From Argentina Pura, we can provide you with a vehicle.
Mendoza is known for its delicious gastronomy, which includes dishes such as asado, empanadas, pastas and, of course, wine. You can also enjoy the famous “picada”, a typical Argentinean dish consisting of a variety of cheeses and sausages accompanied by bread and wine.
Accommodation ranges from luxury hotels to cosy bed and breakfasts. If you are looking for accommodation in nature, we recommend cabins, camping sites and mountain refuges. If, on the other hand, you prefer to be close to the city, there are many options of hotels, hostels, apart hotels, houses and flats.
Its beautiful mountain landscapes, its view of the Cordón del Plata, its dams and reservoirs make it a unique place. It stands out for places like Potrerillos, Las Compuertas and Cacheuta.
Lujan is famous for its vineyards and wineries, you can enjoy a guided wine tasting in one of the local wineries.
You can also enjoy outdoor activities, water sports, adventure tourism, bike rides through the vineyards, hiking or even a hot air balloon flight over the Potrerillos lake. There is also a ski slope in Vallecitos. And the famous Cacheuta Hot Springs.
It is a large region made up of three departments in the southwest of Mendoza: Tupungato, Tunuyán and San Carlos. It is located along the Tunuyán River. It combines natural beauty, adventure and quality wine tasting.
Here, you can find some of the most important wineries in Argentina. mIn addition to wine tasting, you can also enjoy a variety of outdoor activities, such as cycling through the vineyards, hiking in the nearby mountains, or practising water sports in the Tunuyán River. Also, there are adventure tourism options such as rappelling, climbing, parachuting.
The Uco Valley is also known for the Tupungato Volcano Provincial National Park; and to the south, the paradisiacal nature reserve Laguna del Diamante, which houses the majestic Maipo Volcano and is reflected in the lagoon, is one of Mendoza’s most famous postcards.
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