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City break in Mendoza. Active leisure ideas for Mendoza - attractions, recreation and nightlife

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.
Mendoza is a scenic city with unique natural attractions and historical landmarks. A major part of the tourist spots is concentrated in the central region of the city which is totally banned … 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
1. The rainiest season in Mendoza is considered to be summer. Heavy rains can sufficiently change the touring plan of travelers and city guests. The most favorable season for visiting … 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.
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.
Eco-tours are very popular in the city, and all because of the picturesque landscapes surrounding Mendoza. Clean fresh air, scenic green expanses, a variety of picnic and camping sites - what else can lovers of hiking and trekking dream of? Perhaps only of looking at the city from a bird's eye view - that's how it can be seen from a completely different angle, impregnable in all its splendor. Just do it by taking a balloon flight tour.
Wine tours are no less demanded, as Mendoza is a well-known wine-making center. The most popular tour of this kind is Mendoza Wine Camp. During the tour, participants will learn all about Argentinean wine-making traditions, taste wines, and understand which one is suitable for a particular dish. Also, during your stay in Mendoza, it is worth visiting the most popular culinary studio Asado to spend time with benefits and learn how to cook like they do in Argentina. The city is famous for its beautiful balneological springs, and the best among them is Termas Cacheuta where you can spend a whole day enjoying a relaxing atmosphere and stunning thermal zones.
The largest shopping center in Mendoza is Mendoza Plaza Shopping. It belongs to the category of those centers where all the necessary goods can be purchased in one place. Customers have … Open
The city has beautiful theaters and art cafes, thanks to which one can get into a good mood while having a great time. Theaters such as Julio Quintanilla, Los Angelitos and Cajamarca are ideal for this. Guests of the city can have a lot of fun in escape clubs, while the best center of this kind is Enigma Salas de Escape. Here you can choose a quest room for every taste (with mystical or post-apocalyptic themes). Authentically decorated rooms are the main advantage of this escape center. Spend time actively in another club - Taktika Paintball where a team game experience is available for visitors. Of course, it's best to come here with loved ones (family members or friends).
Montanas de Mendoza Mendoza is also famous for its casinos. Small facilities offering slot machines where you can try your luck are scattered throughout the city. The largest casino is Enjoy Casino whose guests can play slots, try their fortune at roulette, poker, blackjack, craps. The casino often hosts interesting musical and theatrical performances. Regency Casino is considered another popular facility where visitors are offered poker and roulette. Want to watch colorful performances of beautiful horses and bet on a horse you like? Then head to Hipodromo de Mendoza. Those who wish to relax in a bowling club providing an excellent gaming experience and a nice cafe are always welcome in Dragon Bowling.
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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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