We present to you 5 options to enjoy and entertain yourself in the southern oasis of the province of Mendoza. Guided tours in urban areas or adventures lonely in nature. The surroundings of San Rafael make this city a place that does not limit its tourist offer to its center, but rather the attractions are correctly distributed throughout the territory.
In just a couple of hours and on foot, downtown San Rafael can be toured in its entirety, including the main monuments and sites of the city . Some attractions include the Cathedral San Rafael Archangel, General San Martin Square, Immigrant Square, Francia Square, Hipólito Yrigoyen Park, museums and cultural houses. A wide gastronomic offer is also included here. on Hipólito Yrigoyen Avenue and its surroundings.
Olive and oil paths
There are more and better producers of olive oils and their derivatives in San Rafael. In these lands there is a excellent combination of climatic and geographical factors that allow the production of different varietals of olive trees , like the Arbequina, soft and scented; the Arauco, strong and colorful, is excellent and very promising. So you can visit farms and crops, extra virgin olive oil factories, from the smallest and rustic to the most prepared to receive tourists.
Downstream of the lake of El Nihuil, a real millions of years old geological wonder manifests itself. More than fifty kilometers of route among colorful formations awaken the amazement of visitors. The wind and the waters of the river Atuel they carved in other times surprising figures that today each possess its name.
35 km from the city of San Rafael, we find the dam The Reyunos , a hypnotizer mirror of water that combines a symphony of greens and turquoise , invites travelers to engage in various activities such as salmonid and pejerreyes fishing, boat hire, horseback riding, hiking and mountain biking, diving, tirobangi, rappelling, hiking and endless other practices that combine perfectly with the majestic natural environment and its surroundings.
Labyrinth of Borges
It's a tribute that the Aldao family built in your stay Los Alamos, where the writer enjoyed several of his days, visiting his friend Susana Bombal . Today locals and tourists are attending to tour and enjoy the high view of the symbology contained in the maze, from the observation tower. In addition, you can taste wines and typical gastronomy in an atmosphere perpetuated over time.
Argentino, mendocino. Licenciado en Comunicación Social y Locutor. Emisor de mensajes, en cualquiera de sus formas. Poseedor de uno de los grandes privilegios de la vida: trabajar de lo que me apasiona. Lo que me gusta del mensaje escrito es el arte de la imaginación que genera en el lector. Te invito a mis aventuras.