Mendoza Attractions & Highlights
This beautiful plaza, featuring Andalusian and Spanish motifs, is an homage to Argentina's historic connetion to Spain.
Plaza de la Independencia
This plaza, surrounded by nice buildings and restaurants, is a great starting point for exploring the center of Mendoza.
Parque General San MartínSan Martín Park
This vast city park is a fantastic spot to relax, take a stroll or visit the small park zoo. Head up to the Cerro de la Gloria for a lovely view of the city.
Estación de los PenitentesLos Penitentes Ski Station
Come wintertime, Los Penitentes - located in the Andes and roughly 160 kilometers from Mendoza - has the best trails for skiing and snowboarding winter enthusiasts.
Museo fundacionalFoundation Museum
This museum, dedicated to the history of Mendoza, also protects the excavations of the colonial town hall which was destroyed by a massive earthquake in 1861.
The Mendoza Province produces 70% of Argentina's internationally regarded wine. Bars, restaurants, stores, hotels and even hostels always have a great variety of top-notch wines on hand, making Mendoza an inexpensive and easy spot for trying some of the best wines in the world.