It stretches over a vast territory of 148,827 km2, located in west-central Argentina and the foot of the Andes, the highest in America.
The province can be reached by plane or overland via Routes 40 and 143 Mendoza crossing from north to south, and Route 7, the bi-oceanic corridor that runs the country from east to west, connecting Buenos Aires and Santiago de Chile.
Together with the neighboring provinces of San Juan, San Luis and La Rioja, Mendoza Cuyo region forms. The climate is pleasant, warm and with little rain. The annual average temperature in January is 23 °, 22 February ° March 20 ° C, April 14 ° C, May 11 ° C, June julio7 ° C, August 9 ° C September 13 ° C, October 16th C, November and December 20 ° C 22 ° C. The average annual precipitation are 236 mm. The sun has a covenant with this land, and convert the clearness of the skies in an added attraction for visitors. These climatic conditions coupled with the existence of rivers of melting and the work of man, have transformed the desert soil in urban and rural oasis where it is rewarding to live and learn.
Mendoza urban areas have grown in the shade of trees that make them unique in cities, forests, where forest care, cleaning ditches and squares, sidewalks and streets, are part of a unique cultural tradition in the country.
The capital was founded in 1561, Huentota Valley, near the ancient irrigation canals made by the natives “huarpes” natural. The Old City or Town of Clay for its use of adobe, was left in ruins after the earthquake of 1861, rising later the new town west of that, next to the foothills.
Mendoza now has all the services in major cities worldwide, a broad proposal for cultural, commercial and recreational, and an offer of accommodation from one to five stars, apart-hotels, hostels, cabins and campsites throughout the country.
Casinos, nightclubs, theaters, museums, wine-bars, pubs, a rich cultural and artistic activity, adventure tourism, ski centers varied options of international and regional cuisine, make the offer for recreation and leisure.
In addition, both cities and some high mountain sites, have distinctive and complementary equipment for congresses and fairs, where it is possible to combine work with pleasure.
Mendoza is the wine center leader in South America, and as such wine produced and exported to many countries, especially its distinctive variety, Malbec. It is also a major producer of cabernet sauvignon, sauvignon blanc, syrah, tempranillo, merlot, chardonnais, Semillon, Chenin, Bonarda, etc. Through field trips “wine roads”, you can benefit from this alliance between tourism and the products of our land. In the country of Mendoza are mixed aromas of grapes, cherries, peaches, plums and a wide range of vegetables and fruits.
The Cerro Aconcagua, the summit of America since its 6962 m leads throughout this province, where generous geography of mountains, snow, valleys, rivers, springs, plains, desert and magical oasis offer opportunities to enjoy 365 days a year.
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