Mendoza tours in Argentina. Wine tours Mendoza.
Mendoza tours in Argentina. Wine tours Mendoza.
Mendoza tours in Argentina. Wine tours Mendoza. Catena Zapata vineyards

Luján de Cuyo

Lujan de Cuyo is a department located in the province of Mendoza, the so-called land of sun and good wine. It is the perfect destination for those looking for a mix of natural beauty, history, culture and world-class wine tasting. Its beautiful mountain landscapes, its view of the Cordon del Plata, its dams and reservoirs make it a unique place. It stands out for places like Potrerillos, Las Compuertas and Cacheuta.

Experience the ultimate wine adventure in Lujan de Cuyo: from vineyard tours and wine tastings to gourmet food pairings and breathtaking mountain views.

What to do in Luján de Cuyo

As one of the main tourist spots in the Mendoza region, it is famous for its vineyards and wineries. It is home to some of Argentina’s most famous wines. You can enjoy a guided wine tasting at one of the local wineries. There are some very famous ones such as Bodega Ruca Malen, Bodega Catena Zapata, Bodega Vistalba and the Malbec Experience at Bodega Tierras Altas.
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.

Exploring Luján de Cuyo

For mobility, there is a good public transport service, but it doesn’t go everywhere. It is advisable to rent a car. Argentina Pura will take care of this for you. As for gastronomy, there are several options for all tastes. Don’t miss the opportunity to try the delicious typical food of the region, such as the Argentinean asado (barbecue) and empanadas.
For accommodation, there are several options, from luxury hotels, hostels, bed and breakfast, houses and flats.
Luján de Cuyo offers some must-see historical places to visit. One of them is the Basilica de Nuestra Señora de Luján, a church built in the 19th century that is considered one of the most important sacred places in Argentina. Another important historical site is the Estancia Agostini, an old country ranch that has been restored and turned into a museum where you can learn about the history of the region.

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For art and culture lovers, you can visit the Provincial Museum of Fine Arts “Emiliano Guiñazú” – Casa Fader. And some of the local craft workshops, where you can see how Argentina’s famous leather and alpaca objects are made. In addition, there are a variety of art galleries and antique shops where you can find some unique and authentic pieces.

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