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Cuyo Attractions

Places to visit, points of interest and top things to see in Cuyo

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In northwestern Argentina in the San Juan province lays the remarkable national park and geological formation of Valle de la Luna – Ischigualasto. It's close to the border of Chile and also borders the Talampaya National Park in La Rioja. It's part of the Pampean Hills and features some amazing scenery, and it's historically important.

There are a variety of things to do in this Valle de la Luna – Ischigualasto, such as:

• Paleontologists, and dinosaur lovers, will find some of the oldest known dinosaur bones from the late Triassic period and it provides an incredible study of the ancient mammals of the time as well.

• This is also a World Heritage Site with some of the most amazing rock formations of any place in the world in the Talampaya National Park gorge that has natural rock formation walls that ruse up to 469 feet high and are 262 feet at its most narrow... read more arrow
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At the heart of Argentina's wine making industry is Mendoza Province, responsible for a large majority of the major wineries here. Today, this region has emerged as a brilliant wine destination of this country.

Grape varieties: Situated in the eastern foothills of the Andes, vineyards are planted at a height of 1,970–3,610 feet above sea level. The main wine producing areas are Maipú and Luján where the pink-skinned grapes, the Criolla Grande and Cereza, are grown. However, the pride of this region is the Malbec variety, closely followed by Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay and Tempranillo.

Weather conditions: Mendoza is ideally located for a wine producing region as it is flanked by the Andes range, while also enjoying sea breezes of Chile... read more arrow

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