Valentine’s Day in Mendoza


Valentine’s Day in Mendoza

Mendoza, Argentina

February is a month to celebrate love and friendship. It’s the perfect time to get away with that special someone and make memories that will last forever. It’s also the perfect chance to visit Mendoza. In Mendoza, romance blooms under the warmth of the sun, since February falls in the summertime in the southern hemisphere. Whether you’re in the mood for a relaxing escape or an exciting adventure, you’ll find countless things to do here.

Below, we offer a few ideas to consider as you plan an incredible vacation to celebrate this special holiday. With Copa Airlines, you can travel to Mendoza through the Hub of the Americas. You’ll get to your destination safely, conveniently, and on time, just as you would expect when traveling with a World-Class airline.

Day 1: Touring the city

Mendoza is an alluring city, known for its beautiful architecture and vibrant cultural scene. You can easily explore the city by taking a bus tour or visiting the various points of interest one by one.

  • You’ll want to start out in the pedestrian area known as Peatonal Sarmiento, and make sure to visit Godoy Cruz Square, the city’s central park, and another pedestrian area known as Paseo Alameda
  • Take in the sweeping views from the Mendoza municipal government building
  • Get ready to explore the wine trails by visiting the Enoteca Museum of Wine
  • Make your way to Independence Square, where you’ll also want to visit the Municipal Museum of Modern Art and the Quintanilla Theater
  • Stop for lunch along Avenida Las Heras and Calle Chile. The area where these two streets meet is a popular tourist spot, and it’s where you’ll find Mendoza’s best cafés, excellent restaurants, and the central market
  • Finish up your day with a visit to the city aquarium
Day 1: Touring the city

Day 2: A day at General San Martin Park

Built in the late 19th century, General San Martin Park spans 1,235 acres (500 hectares) of green space, bringing fresh air to the city and offering an idyllic spot to spend the day. Enjoy a relaxing picnic and get ready to explore all of the park’s attractions:

  • The gates
  • The Marly Horses, a marble replica of the sculptures that stand in Paris
  • The Fountain of the Continents and the lake
  • The romantic Rose Garden Walk, where you’ll find a wide variety of roses and pergolas
  • The Cornelio Moyano Museum of Natural and Anthropological Sciences
  • The renowned Malvinas Argentinas Stadium
  • The Monument to General San Martin on Glory Hill
  • The zoological garden, which is one of the leading zoos in South America, with a wide variety of mammals, birds, and more
  • Aboriginal Park, offering a glimpse of the way Mendoza looked during pre-Colombian times, with plant species native to the region
  • After you leave the park, end the day with dinner on Calle Aristides. At the heart of Mendoza’s nightlife district; it’s where you’ll find the city’s best bars
Day 2: A day at General San Martin Park

Day 3: Mendoza’s best wine

After visiting the Enoteca Museum of Wine, you’re ready for the next step: touring at least one vineyard or winery. More than 150 wineries across the province welcome visitors, so you won’t have any trouble finding a tour that suits your taste. You can book an excursion on a wine tour bus, or arrange to have a tour operator pick you up at your hotel. You can also visit the wineries on your own.

You can easily spend between seven and ten hours touring Mendoza’s vineyards. It’s the perfect chance to taste top-flight wines and savor a romantic dinner in the beautiful evening light. There’s no better way to end your trip.

Day 3: Mendoza’s best wine
Mendoza, Argentina

Mendoza, the land of sunshine and wine




+1 million


Semi-arid 86° F (30° C) in summer


UTC -3:00


Argentine peso (ARS)


Buses, taxis, the Metrotranvia light rail system

If you decide to extend your stay, you’ll want to check out the local event listings. Mendoza’s calendar is typically packed with cultural activities, and many of them are free of charge. If your trip falls later in February, you may be in Mendoza during one of the area’s most important events, the National Grape Harvest Festival, which always draws large numbers of tourists.

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