Mendoza is a city in Argentina. It is the capital of the province of Mendoza, the fourth largest urban area of the country . It is located at the foot of the Andes, closer from Chile than from Buenos Aires. Best known for its vineyards all around but also because it’s a stopover for all sports in the Andes (ski, climbing, trekking…).
The city of Mendoza is located in one of the most beautiful oasis created by man. The 500 km of irrigation canals that traverse the city give life to thick woods and beautiful green areas. The city is the administrative, commercial and cultural centre of the province. Mendoza offers various forms of recreation: cinemas, theatres, museums, art galleries, discos and a dynamic trade. You will also find a large number of cafés, pubs, tea–rooms, and excellent restaurants serving from the typical Argentinian meat to the most sophisticated dishes of the international cuisine.
Mendoza has one of the best combinations of areas, vineyards, stately and sunny landscapes. This is the heart of the Argentinian viticulture. In Mendoza, Luján and Maipú are the regions which have a lot of wineries who develop the best Malbec in the world, they offer a range of activities to know the local viticulture, tasting the famous wines and visiting its manufacturers, all accompanied by an excellent regional and international cuisine.
Don’t miss the thermal baths, not far from Mendoza, several hotels offer pools in stone that capture natural springs of warm waters between 25 and 30 degrees Celsius, relaxation guaranteed.