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Plaza Independencia Walking tour through the city is a most common way to go sightseeing as the central streets of Mendoza are closed for any transport. The favorite spot of recreation among city residents and guests is still the General San Martin Park as it features the largest and the most beautiful parkland in the city. The area of the park hosts a small zoological garden and sports stadium which often holds engaging events. The park features all the facilities for recreation. In the noon one may hide from the heat under the rich greenery of the trees and set a picnic or take one of the arbors scattered all over the park. The youngest visitors will eagerly occupy one of the engaging playing grounds.
The most in demand gastronomy destination of Mendoza is the Florentino restaurant which offers its guests a huge variety of dishes of international cuisine. The restaurant is open for … Open
The same engaging adventure is a mountain climbing expedition to the top of the Cerro de la Gloria mountain which opens a marvelous breath taking panoramic view of the city. The top of the mountain is equipped with several observation platforms. Many tourists visit the spot during morning hours to fully embrace the majesty of a dawn.
Travelers are recommended to visit one of the local wineries as each of them regularly holds excursions. The most visited winery is considered to be Familia Zuccardi located in a half an hour trip from the city center. Its visitors are offered an exciting tour telling about the technology of wine production and then the winery visitors proceed to the tasting room to try some wine and buy some memorable gifts and souvenirs. Copyright
Mendoza is a globally known winemaking destination. Its suburbs locate several large wineries. At present their wines are served in most renowned upscale restaurants of the world. Many … Open
Eco tourists will be amazed with the opportunities and facilities offered in the Parque Provincial Aconcagua as its territory features innumerable hiking routes. The ski resort Las Lenas is located not far from the city of Mendoza. The resort is interesting for visiting even during summer months. The snow does not melt up in the mountains; that is why the ski routes are available even in summer. The resort will be of great interest not only for skiers but for snowboarders who may enjoy several excellent snow runs.
AA PH Show The Acuario Municipal is highly recommended for family visits as it will be of great interest as for adults so for the youngest guests. The city offers an excellent riding school Cabalgatas La Guatana. The school offers horse ride walks through the majestic nature sceneries for expert equestrians. Shop-a-holics will be enthused with the Palmares Open Mall which is famous for its vast choice of clothing and genuine leisure goods. A major part of popular shops and boutiques of clothes are located in the Las Heras street. This is exactly the place to find some original souvenir shops.  Next: Tips for tourists
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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Mendoza
♥   Provincial Park 'Cordon del Plata' , 15.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Provincial Park 'Volcán Tupungato' , 103.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Provincial Park 'Cerro Aconcagua' , 114.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'El Leoncito' , 131.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo

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Guide to your best city break in Mendoza - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Mendoza - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Mendoza?' disappears immediately. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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