Argentina - Mendoza & the Central Andes (PDF 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 itself is lively and cosmopolitan and the surround-ing area boasts hundreds of wineries.
- wine and dine over lunch at a rural bodega in Valle de Uco
- maps soak those aching bones in the mountainside thermal complex of Cacheuta
- gaze up at an crystal clear nighttime sky sparkling with stars in Parque Nacional El Leon-cito
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Mendoza & Around, Cacheuta, Potrerillos, Uspallata, Los Penitentes, Parque Provincial Aconcagua, Valle de Uco, San Rafael, Cañon del Atuel & Valle Grande, Malargüe, Las Leñas, San Juan, Barreal, Rodeo, Parque Provincial Ischigua-lasto.
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