Argentina - Mendoza & the Central Andes (Chapter)
This is the Mendoza & the Central Andes chapter from Lonely Planet’s Argentina guidebook.
A long, narrow sliver of desert landscape, the Mendoza region is home to two of Argentina’s claims to fame – the Andes and wine. The city is lively and cosmopolitan and the surrounding area boasts hundreds of wineries offering tours.
- carve tracks in fresh powder on the world-class slopes of Las Leñas
- discover dinosaur fossils embedded in bizarre rock formations in Parque Provincial Ischigualasto
- get away from the crowds and into the stunning Valle de Calingasta in Barreal
- restaurants & accommodations
Coverage includes: Mendoza & around, Villavicencio, Uspallata, Los Penitentes, Parque Provincial Aconcagua, Las Cuevas & Cristo Redentor, Parque Provincial Volcán Tupungato, San Rafael, Malargüe & around, Las Leñas, San Juan, Valle De Calingasta, San José de Jáchal, Rodeo, San Agustín de Valle Fértil and Parque Provincial Ischigualasto.
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