From vineyards to mountains – a day tour from Mendoza exploring the mountains on the way to the Chile border

A day tour along the mountain road to Puente de Inca and Christ the Redeemer statue high above the Argentina-Chile border. From 750m above sea level in Mendoza to 4,000m above sea level at the Christ the Redeemer statue, this day trip from Mendoza was a highlight for me. We decided we didn’t have enough…… Continue reading From vineyards to mountains – a day tour from Mendoza exploring the mountains on the way to the Chile border

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Wine tasting, empanadas and olive trees – a cycling tour of Mendoza Vineyards, Argentina

A perfect self guided day tour of Mendoza wineries in Maipu area Hiring a bicycle and cycling around vineyards in Mendoza, the premier wine region of Argentina seemed like a perfect way to pass an afternoon. Guided bus tours of the vineyards were staggeringly high prices, from US$100 upwards, so we were pleased to discover…… Continue reading Wine tasting, empanadas and olive trees – a cycling tour of Mendoza Vineyards, Argentina