Welcome to the City of Mendoza, Capital International Wine, chosen as one of 21 most beautiful cities in the world according to the site www.new7wonders.com.
Located at the foot of the highest mountains of the Andes, Mendoza is the must gateway to the Pacific Ocean. The weather is nice, warm with little rain and very few windy days, thanks to the protection of the mountains.
Mendoza City is emplaced as one of the most important of Argentina, ranked as the fourth conglomerate in the country, a strategic point of socio-economic development of ties with MERCOSUR and Chile.
It comes with the appearance of Oasis City, which is the foundation of their existence in the artificial watering. So their distinctive elements: trees, ditches, wide sidewalks and splattered green spaces offer residents and visitors an excellent quality of life. Mendoza has an artificial park of 510 hectares, which is named after the Liberator of America, General San Martin.
The City can be reached by plane via Francisco Gabrielli International Airport, or by land through National Routes 40 and 7 that connect Mendoza with the whole country from north to south and from east to west and with Chile.
The whole city is an attraction in itself, founded in 1561 by Pedro del Castillo, its gastronomy plays a key role in the hotels with their international food and small restaurants typical and traditional exquisite dishes. The variety is extensive: from roasted and empanadas to eastern ethnic foods, Spanish or Italian origin, washed down with the best wines of our land.
It has a dynamic artistic and cultural activity: theaters, museums, art galleries and craft shows enrich the daily offer. Open and always alive, the pubs, to relax and dance, theaters, cinemas and casinos stay open until late at night. The City is the ideal starting point for excursions to the main tourist attractions of the province, such as the Wine Routes, mountains, rivers, hot springs and nature reserves departure. For all this, the City of Mendoza, invites visitors to reconnect with nature, history, new friends and why not himself.
Our Mendoza, appointed on October 30, 1987 as International Capital Wine by the OIV and designated 8th World Wine Capital, is part of a global network with other famous wine towns such as Bordeaux or Florence, among others, made which puts Mendoza wines in a unique position in the world, being the flagship variety "Malbec". In addition, the City was ranked among the 21 wonderful cities in the world in the "New 7 Wonders Cities" competition.
For all this and more, we invite you to explore this wonderful city.
Rodolfo Suarez, mayor.