Lying next to the Andes Mountain Range, this province is known worldwide for its wines, the Mount Aconcagua and the mountain-based activities.
The city of Mendoza is one of the 10 Great Wine Capitals; this title outlines the significance of the city all over the world of wines.
Malbec, the Argentinean emblematic wine variety, is produced by more than 1,000 wineries and there is a wide range of attractions for tourists: winery guided tours, wine tasting, and vineyard hotels at dream-like locations, one of the province’s highlights.
Mount Aconcagua is also iconic. The highest mountain of America welcomes visitors with adventure activities for the whole family, including ski resorts with
Las Leñas as the top place to visit, all surrounded by stunning landscapes.
Most of the year, a shining sun covers the province. The Andean climate is cold, with snowfalls in winter.
The plains have warmer temperatures.
With an average annual temperature of 16 °C / 61 ºF, the hottest month of the year (January) records 24 °C / 75 ºF on average, while the coolest month (July) records 8 °C / 47 ºF on average.
Consider accommodation at the wineries/vineyards. Depending on the date of your trip, you may see the Harvest Festival.
Comfortable clothes, trekking shoes and boots, sunglasses or sunscreen and sunblock protection.
From the City of Mendoza:
to Buenos Aires 1,060 km / 659 mi
to Santiago de Chile 362 km / 225 mi