Numerous vineyards, processing plants and oil fields are characteristic of this region, surrounded by many crystal-clear rivers bordered by lush vegetation.
Where to go
In Mendoza, travelers can enjoy rafting, kayaking, trekking, horse back riding, mountain biking and more sports all year around on or near the Mendoza river.
The Atuel is the longest river in Mendoza. The canyon is about 60 km long, and it’s ideal for rafting and canoeing. The Atuel Canyon area is a major tourist attraction, featuring hotels, camping sites, country clubs and other lodging facilities.
San Martin Park
The San Martin Park is located few minutes away from the city center. It combines an English and French style. Its main entrance has an interesting gate that leads to the different paths and roads in the park. Here, visitors will find more than 300 species of trees and plants, 34 sculptures, a beautiful rose garden and a zoo.
The Wine Museum
In the district of Maipu, located few minutes away from the capital city of Mendoza, lies the Wine Museum. Here visitors can learn about the ways of making wine as well as enjoy the exquisite wine.
Sports and recreation
Mendoza is a prime outdoor recreation area. It offers climbing, hiking, cycling, skiing, rafting and kayaking.